Food & Wine Event at Jean Leon

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At Jean Leon we like to innovate. Experiment. Discover. Open up new horizons. It’s part of our DNA. So, last weekend, we decided to turn the wine center into a gourmet product fair. Although we hadn’t set ourselves an easy challenge, we managed to pull it off. For one day, our wine center was transformed into ...

A Step-By-Step Look at the Grapevine Growth Cycle

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One thing is clear: the success of a wine largely depends on the quality of its vintage. The secret lies in caring for the vineyard meticulously and keeping constant watch over each and every stage of the grapevine's growth cycle. This is a long process that requires a variety of professionals and resources. Here at ...

Why the glass matters when tasting wine

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Wine glasses are more than a mere container and make a big difference when tasting wine. The thickness, size, transparency and shape of the glass affect how we perceive the aromas and flavors of the wine; it guides our senses, so to speak. The first person ever who spoke about the importance of the glass for ...

Varieties and Hectares, One by One

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Every now and then it’s worth stopping to take a closer look at some aspects of the wine world that are important and ones that, as consumers, we sometimes aren’t aware of. This is the case with the grape varieties that are grown in Spain and in Catalonia. Can you guess how many hectares of ...