Technology, process and workforce

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.

COMPANY

VINEYARDS AND WINERIES

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

FACILITIES

PRODUCTION FACILITIES

The production facilities from COVIDES Viñedos - Bodegas has a capacity and technology perfect adapted to the harvest. + INFO

HISTORY

A HISTORY GOING BACK TO 1963

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

Viticulture & wine making

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.

VITICULTURE

OUR LEGACY

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.

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HARVEST

THE FRUIT OF A CONSCIENTIOUS EFFORT

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.

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ELABORATION

A CREATIVE ENOLOGY

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...

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A wide range of products for the most demanding customers

We offer an extensive range of wines and cavas from our wineries, suitable for both special occasions and daily enjoyment.

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OUR WINES
- Only monovarietal wines 
- Limited production by type of wine.
- Very singular wines and traditional oenology 
- High bordelaise bottle.
- Accurate oenology: peculiar maceration, long and low temperature fermentation, etc. 
- Quality and barrels selection for wines with longer aging. 
OUR CAVAS
- Strict selection of grapes by qualities
- Longer aging 
- Availability of Gran Reserva in the range
- Assemblies selecting the best base wines 

Services

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

Shops

A WELCOMING SPACE AMIDST AROMAS AND GOOD TASTE
We invite you to discover our product range. An area dedicated to your good taste. Visit us at:

Agrobotiga Sant Sadurní

Horari:

dll-div: 9.30 a 13.30h i 17h a 20h
diss: 9.30h a 13.30h
Horari hivern 1/11 a 31/3, tardes de 16h a 19h

Adreça:

Celler Prunamala. ctra. Vilafranca - Sant Sadurni

Telèfon:
93 891 10 61

Agrobotiga Vilafranca del Penedès

Horari:

dll-div: 9.30h a 13.30h i 17h a 20h
diss: 9.30h a 13.30h

Adreça:

c/ de l’Ateneu, 9

Telèfon:
93 890 45 36


News

Covides presents the 4th Covides-ESCI scholarship

The student of the first course of the Bachelor in International Business and Marketing of ESCI_UPF, Mar Llopart, has received the fourth Covides-ESCI scholarship. It has a value of 1,800€. The Covides' CEO, Ricard Gil, the International Sales Manager, Christophe Marquet, have delivered it. The ESCI-UPF Manager, Nacho Duale, and the Career Service director, Rosa...

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The Cicle Platea Covides is going to start

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...

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Cava tasting and promotion in Japan

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...

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The Covides market grows in Africa

At the middle of November, there has been a meeting between distributors and costumers of Iovry Coast and Covides at Cocody (Abidjan). The event is the result of the exclusivity agreement between the distributor Vinophile and the Catalan cooperative. So, Covides is going to comercialise its wines and cavas in three African countries like Ivory Coast and Togo. The Covides Marqueting manager, Christophe Marquet, has...

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FuniFira in Gelida and "Festa de la Tardor" in Sant Pol

The 12th and 13th of November, Covides has participated in the FuniFira of Gelida and in the Festa de la Tardor (Autumn's Party) of Sant Pol de Mar. The cooperative has been in the wine zone of these two fairs. 

I was not the first time Covides participated in FuniFira. In its seventh edition, the winery has dedicated its stand to the Duc de Foix wines and cavas. The visitors have been able to taste them. FuniFira takes place at Gelida. It is a fair dedicated to the train and mockup...

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Terra Terrae succeed in the 3rd Cava Festa in Zegama

The Covides' organic cava, Terra Terrae, has participated in the 3rd Cava Festa (Cava Party) in Zegama. The event has been celebrated the 21st and 22nd of October in the basc village. It has been organized by the wine shop Cal Feru from Sant Sadurní d'Anoia. A group of 9 cavas of different wineries of Penedès region have been tasted. 46 products from 24 wineries participated during the selection process. The organizing committee has concluded Terra Terra has been one of the most successful...

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DO YOU WANT TO CONTACT US? WE ARE AT YOUR DISPOSAL.
Covides S.C.C.L.
Rbla. Nostra Senyora 45 1º
08720 Vilafranca del Penedés
Barcelona

T. +34 93 817 25 52
F. +34 93 817 17 98

covides@covides.com
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