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 has participated in the Cavatast and the Mostra de Vins i Caves de Catalunya 2017

Like the last editions, Covides has participated in the Cavatast and Mostra de Vins i Caves de Catalunya (Catalan Wines and Cavas Fair) 2017. This year, the winery has first show its new stand dedicated to Duc de Foix sparkling wines and the organic Terra Terrae. During the Sant Sadurní d'Anoia fair opening, the mayor Josep Maria Ribas, the Tourism councilmember, Maria Rosell, and the RAC1 former director, Eduard Pujol, were in the Covides stand and make a toast with Covides cava. 

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Trip to Bordeux

Members of Covides have recently visited the Cooperative Guyenne Union at Bordeux. It is the first wine and crémant producer in Bordeux and it has 4,600 hectares of vineyards. The cooperative was born in 2007, when different wineries were joined in a single one. Nowadays it has 300 partners.

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Duc de Foix has been in the podium of the Pyrenees Ultra Marathon 2017

On 23rd of September, the annual edition of the Pyrenees Ultra Marathon has been celebrated. The Duc de Foix magnum bottle has shared the podium with the winners of the male and female categories. 

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Double gold medal in the China Wine and Spirits Awards

All the Covides team is really happy. Two of our red wines have received two gold medals in the last edition of the China Wine and Spirits Awards. It taken place las September. The wines which has been awarded have been Duc de Foix Cabernet Sauvignon and Duc de Foix Merlot Barrica. 

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Two medals at the Japan Wine Challenge

Septembre has started with nice news for us. Our cavas have received a double recognition in the Japan Wine Challenge! The Xenius Brut has got the...

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Gran Gesta promotion at Vilanova i la Geltrú

From 9 to 18 of June the Gran Gesta wines are the focus of the promotion which has been launched in different restaurants from Vilanova i la Geltrú. During these days, for each Xarel·lo, Cabernet Rosé or Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Gesta bottle, the costumer is gonna be prized with another one. 

The restaurants which participate in this promotion are: Restaurant La Venta, Tapes Carrer de l'Aigua Vilanova, Restaurant El Nus, De Fábula Restaurant Bar, Bar...

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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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