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Here you will find more information about our wines and presentation boxes, together with a summary of the major news and events of this fall:
Color and coupages
Autumn came in our vineyards flooding with color, and we have now started the first coupages. The 2015 vintage promises to be exceptional, the lack of rain during the growing season did reduce the production of grapes in excellent conditions; high temperatures during the summer advanced harvest, and rains of early September accompanied by a slight drop in temperature, and the entrance of the north and east winds, allowed optimal maturation for long aging in bottle wines.
Catalan Wine and Cava Fair 2015
Arc de Triomf | 19th-24th September | Barcelona
The 34th Catalan Wine and Cava Fair took place in the framework of the La Mercè Festival. The participating wineries, such as Clos Galena, belong to one of 12 recognized appellations of origin in Catalonia. At the fair, tastings are offered and also the option to purchase wines and cavas.
Formiga de Vellut for 9th Porsche meeting
9ª Porsche Meeting | 16th-18th October | Andorra
The meeting of the Porsche brand cars in Andorra has made its place in the calendar of international road routes taking place throughout Europe. One of the highlights of the meeting is the cars parade through the streets of Andorra la Vella and Escaldes. There are various activities around these meetings and Clos Galena winery has been chosen by the club for several years, to participate with a special edition of Formiga de Vellut, and a commemorative wine label of the meeting. [read more] [watch video]
British Airways chooses Galena Business Class
Business Class | October | British Airways
The airline has chosen Galena as its first Priorat for Business Class. British Airways has tasted wines arrived from around the world to select wines for its Business Class portfolio, passing the final selection and being elected to fly high and all over the world is a pleasure.
La Fira Mall opening event
Paired with Formiga de Vellut | 7th November | Reus
Ten years later, the day of the announced opening of the shopping center La Fira Reus came. The CEO of Metrovacesa, the mayor and officials walked around the mall, the event continued with a cocktail party for 200 guests, where our Formiga de Vellut, was served, and finally the night fell in the old town square Universo with a concert of Apache group.[read more]
V Club Lions Reus supportive dinner
Aigüesverds Golf Club | 13th November | Reus
On 13 November, a solidarity dinner was held by the Reus Lions Club (NGO), in favor of the Asperger Association of Tarragona (ASPERCAMP). The Lions Club of Reus is included within the initiative LIONS INTERNATIONAL, present in 207 countries and carrying out humanitarian work both locally and internationally, and on this occasion, Clos Galena has participated with a special labelling for our wine Formiga de Vellut and to raise funds for the cause.[read more]
Sentitsbcn 5th anniversary celebration
Wine tasting and wineries with soul | 27th November | Barcelona
Our distributor in Catalunya Sentitsbcn celebrated its 5th anniversary together with the “cellars with soul” on which they bet from the beginning of its activity and because of their experience in the field of sales and distribution, responding to concerns and demands detected in shops and dealers for: Wines and wineries with soul. Products that transmit passion, the expertise of the people behind and guided by a sense of unique identity and typicity as Clos Galena.
Formiga de Seda commercially available
2nd limited production | 1st December | El Molar
The first bottles of Formiga de Seda 2014 are now available in the market. A white Priorat made from grapes of the varieties Grenache Blanc and Viognier, it is aged half on the lees and half in barrels. A wine of straw yellow colour with golden reflections, aromatic, balanced, tasty, fruity, fresh, elegant and surprising. [read tasting notes].
Memorable evening of Art and Wine in Can Bosch
Can Bosch | 3rd December | Cambrils
Unforgettable gastronomic event in Can Bosch for the presentation of the “Art, wine and emotions” collection that fuses art and enology, and the new label and box designed by Didier Lourenço for Galena, as well as the rest of the art wine boxes collection. A project born in 2010 in collaboration with the Anquin’s Art Gallery and whose celebration was attended by various political authorities, journalists, artists and art and wine lovers. [read more]
Josep Andreu – President of the Port of Tarragona, Isaac Sanromà – President of the Reus Chamber of Commerce, Joan Bosch – Can Bosch, Merche Dalmau – Clos Galena, Pepa Quinteiro – Anquin’s Art Gallery, Carles Pellicer – Mayor of Reus, Andreu Suriol – President of the Tarragona Chamber of Commerce, Antoni Pont – honorary President of the Gresol Foundation.
La Vanguardia interviews Merche Dalmau
La Vanguardia | 9th December | Tarragona
Clos Galena was invited to outstand in a special magazine “Shopping & VIP” issue in La Vanguardia. During the interview, Merche Dalmau, owner and director, talked about the history of the winery and our organic Priorat wines. [read more]
Clos Galena gifts for Christmas
Wines and presentation boxes | December | El Molar
- 6 bottles (wine to be chosen)
- 3 Magnum bottles (Formiga of Vellut)
- 1 bottle (wine to be chosen)
- 1 Magnum bottle (Formiga de Vellut)
- 2, 3 and 6 bottles (red wine to be chosen)
WOODEN BOX WITH GRAPHIC PRINT by Didier Lourenço
- 2 bottles(Galena)
WOODEN BOXES WITH SERIGRAPH by Didier Lourenço, Ramon Moscardó, Josep Moscardó
- 2 bottles (Galena)