The President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, chaired the annual awards ceremony of the Catalan Association of Sommeliers, where the winery Finca Sabaté i Coca · Castellroig received the Best Winery 2016 award.
Subirats (Barcelona), July 2016
The Catalan Association of Sommeliers (ACS) at its annual gala held at Mas Marroch, banquet facilities of restaurant El Celler de Can Roca in Vilablareix (Girona), has delivered its annual awards for the best sommelier, best wine cellar, best winemaker, best communicator and member of honour.
The awards were given as part of the Dinner Night of Sommeliers in 2016 led this time by the Roca brothers and attended by the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Honourable Mr. Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó.
Members of the ACS voted in favour of Castellroig · finca Sabaté i Coca as Best Winery in 2016, acknowledging the family career and its commitment to quality. One of the flagships of what is known as “Vins de Terrer”.
Marcel Sabaté, winemaker and the fourth generation of the family, said that “it is a great honour that one of the key figures of the value chain of the sector such as sommeliers, for its pedagogical and prescription, have chosen us for this award."
Castellroig Finca Sabaté i Coca is a family producing quality wine and cava since 1989. This family of vinegrowers and winemakers, originally from Valley of Bitlles, is now the fourth generation working to honestly project the personality of wines from this special Penedès corner.