Giró del Gorner, Located in Penedes near Barcelona
The Giró del Gorner Winery located in the heart of Penedes near Barcelona, is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and vineyards, stretched alongside the farmhouse in all directions. Visitors will not only enjoy the medieval architecture of the farmstead but also discover the history of the typical Catalan community.
The history of Giró del Gorner Winery is centuries old, dating back to 1887.
Production of High-Quality Cavas Under the DO Cava and DO Penedès
The history of Giró del Gorner is centuries old, dating back to 1887. Today, Gabriel Giró I Via, Jr, the current owner of the winery, works on ancient family-owned vineyards with complete dedication, preserving the family legacy. The grape cultivation area was replanted and restored by his great grandfather during Civil War times. Now the same land is responsible for the production of award-winning wines from the region. The company produces high-end red and white wines, in combination with classic rosé wines. Gabriel also delivers delightful Cava, made from grapes from their family-owned vineyards, all under both the DO Cava, DO Penedès labels.
Over 48 Hectares of Vineyards Filled with Xarel-Lo, Parellada, Macabeo, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon
Gabriel uses old family traditions along with binomial innovation throughout all the phases of wine production. Expanding over an area of 48 hectares, the vineyards are divided into 29 plots, each with a different name. Gabriel cultivates a wide array of grapes in his vineyards at Giró del Gorner, including high-quality Xarel Lo, Parellada, Macabeu, Chardonnay, Muscat de Frongtinan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Merlot.
With time, the old wine cellar has undergone various modern changes. The old cement tanks have been replaced with large stainless steel tanks, equipped with automatic temperature controlling feature. Initially, wooden presses were used, which have been reinstated with advanced pressing methods. For maturation and refining phases of wines, the owner uses various sizes of French and American wooden oak barrels.
The winery is growing and taking care of vines through organic methods, the wines of Giró del Gorner will all be certified organic by the harvest of 2020.