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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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...
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...
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...
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...