Aiming to “CONC-quer” Barcelona, Designation of Origin Conca de Barberà hosted over 200 hospitality and beverage industry professionals at a lively event yesterday. Titled “Barcelona Will be CONC-quered,” the event was held at the Campos Elíseos Event Space in the heart of Barcelona. This event was the perfect opportunity for attendees to stop by and try the latest wines from DO Conca de Barberà.
Trepat is the star grape variety of our DO, and it took center stage at yesterday’s event. Attendees experienced first-hand the wide range of wine made with our native grape. A total of 80 wines were served by 15 participating wineries:
Abadia de Poblet, Cara Nord, Castell D’Or, Celler Carles Andreu, Celler Rosa Maria Torres, Celler Vega Aixalà, Clos Montblanc, Costador – Metamorphika by Joan Franquet, Gerida Viticultors, Josep Foraster, Mas de la Pansa, Rendé Masdéu, Succés Vinícola, Vins de Pedra and Vins i Caves Portell.
Attendees also delighted in traditional food from the Conca de Barberà region, while music from Troffa Hamra provided an upbeat soundtrack for the event.
Mariona Rendé and Bernat Andreu, members of the DO Conca de Barberà Regulatory Board, conducted a guided tasting of five monovarietal wines:
Castell de la Comanda 2012 Reserva, from Castell d’Or; Samsó 2014 from Vega Aixalà; Clos Montblanc Trepat 2015; Carles Andreu Trepat 2017; and Insòlit 2016 from Rendé Masdéu.