Last Friday, October 6th, the stage of the centennial Teatre Casal in Vilafranca del Penedès shone with the splendor of the Vinari Awards, in their eleventh edition. The eagerly awaited ceremony was masterfully conducted by actor and comedian Pep Plaza, who brought his characteristic touch of humor and elegance to the event.
The audience, expectant and excited, witnessed the unveiling of the jury’s verdicts, which recognized the excellence and dedication of Catalan winemakers. The atmosphere was filled with emotion, and the Teatre Casal bore witness to the passion that envelops every drop of wine produced in the region.
This year, Vinyes d’Olivardots was honored with Vinari Gold and Silver Medals:
- Vd’O 7.20 – Vinari Silver Medal – Broken White Wines
- Vd’O 2.16 – Vinari Gold Medal – Aged Red Wines
- Vd’O 1.16 – Vinari Silver Medal – Aged Red Wines
- Gresa 2016 – Vinari Silver Medal – Aged Red Wines
Each medal represents hours of work, knowledge, and passion invested in every vine, in every harvest. The awardees took the stage with smiles of gratitude and shining eyes, expressing their thanks for the recognition and their dedication to the art of wine.
The Vinari Awards are not only a celebration of wine excellence but also an opportunity for the wine community of Catalonia to come together, learn, and share their experiences. It is an event that highlights the strength and potential of the wine industry in the region.
Congratulations to all the awardees and to the passionate individuals who make this wonderful industry possible! We are eager to see how the success of Catalan wineries will continue to shine in the upcoming editions of the Vinari Awards.
For wine enthusiasts and the curious, we provide the complete list of this edition’s medals in the link provided in the press section. We also offer the direct link to the Vinari 2022 blog post.
Sommelier, Marketing i Comunicació Vinyes d’Olivardots