COVIDES Viñedos - Bodegas borns from the desire of wine growers from across the Penedès region to make wines and cavas in a professional way maintaining their own personality. Our wineries are located throughout the region and have the most modern facilities.
COVIDES Viñedos - Bodegas is the leading 1st-grade wine-producing cooperative in Catalonia in terms of volume; the annual harvest is approx of 24,000,000 kg grapes. + INFO
The production facilities from COVIDES Viñedos - Bodegas has a capacity and technology perfect adapted to the harvest. + INFO
COVIDES Viñedos – Bodegas was founded in 1963 as a unification of more than 600 farmers having the desire to make wine from their own grapes. + INFO
From the plot until the production, Covides Viñedos - Bodegas have the entire necessary infrastructure of the production chain to enable the creation of its wines and cavas.
The legacy of our wine-growers' past generations gave us our mark of identity. From Gelida to El Vendrell, throughout Penedes more than 2.300 hectares of vineyards spread out over 50 municipalities form the own vineyards of Covides Viñedos - Bodegas.
The harvest takes place between late August and mid-October, in accordance to grapes ripening.
Once the best grapes have been selected, they are quickly taken to our wineries in order to conserve their best organaleptic characteristics.
Our wines and cavas are the result of applying modern production techniques and the most innovative facilities: pneumatic presses, stainless steel vats, fermentation temperature control, skin-contact maceration, continual cold stabilisation, selection of yeasts...
We offer an extensive range of wines and cavas from our wineries, suitable for both special occasions and daily enjoyment.
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COVIDES VINYES-CELLERS has a large experience in the production of DO Penedès wines, cavas and bulk wine thanks to its potential output in terms of volume and consistency:
2,300 hectares of our own vineyards
An average of 24 million kg of grapes gathered per harvest
650 active wine growers
We export to over 40 countries representing 50% of the bottled wine volume
Blend or coupage of wines according to the customer's needs / distribution channels
Availability of a very extensive range of DO Penedès Wines (white, rosé, red, barrel-aged, Reserva, semi-sweet white and rosé wines) and Cavas (Brut Nature, Brut, Semi-Seco, 100% Trepat Rosé, Brut Selección, Special Reserva)
Dosage (gr. of sugar/ litter for the cava) according to each target market
Design of the final product - materials included: label/back label in accordance with the regulations of the relevant DO, case, capsule, stopper
Potential of the annual harvest volume, which allows us to supply any market/client with maximum consistency in the quality of wine year after year
Tailor made products: different qualities and aging periods of cava, according to distribution channel, target market, etc
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The S'logic restaurant at Vilafranca del Penedès has been the place where a Covides wines, sparkling wine and local products has taken place. The assistants of the activity, which has been celebrated in the 9th of March, have been able to enjoy a wine tasting directed by two members of Covides team. A peaceful and warm enviroment was the scenario to know the characteristics and qualities of the wines and all the dishes created for each product. Terra Terrae brut cava has been the most...
The fifth edition of the Viticulture Techniques Conferences have been celebrated on the 23rd of February. Covides organize this event every year to present the viticulture innovations to all its associates.
This year the speakers have come from: Agriculture, Farming, Fishing and Nutrition Service, Rioja University, Lleida University and Food Technology and Researching Institute (IRTA). Among the issues of the conferences, the main topics have been...
The 2017 edition of the Sakura Japan Women's Wine Awards has recogniced twice the Covides cavas, in particular Xènius range. The Xènius brut rosé has been awarded with the Double Gold medal and the Xènius brut has received the Silver medal.
This Japanese contest is one of the most prestigious around the country and the Asian continent. These awards join to the wide list of prizes Covides wines and cavas have received.
A pairing between Duc de Foix cava and theatre and music performances. Covides and Teatre Casal of Vilafranca del Penedès have joined together in the new Cicle Platea, a season of 5 performances. It's an intimate proposal, where the space between the audience and the artists are the focus. One of the singularities of the season is the performances' set. They are going to take place in the stalls or in front of the stage. In the same place, there are going to be the tables where the audience...
The Covides marketing director, Christophe Marquet, has travelled to Japan in December. Marquet has done different activities about sparkling wine tastings and promotion events of the Covides' cavas in Hakyu (Osaka). The Japanese assistants have been able to discover and taste some of the Covides' sparkling wines as the organic cava Terra Terrae and the Brut, Brut Rosé and Semi Seco of Xènius brand.
This business trip to Japan, is the last one the cooperative has done during the last...