Global Local: Jordi Viader i Soler

by  |  17-09-2012

Favorite Wines: Cabernet Franc and Xarel·lo/White Grenache Jordi is one of those winemakers who has seen a lot in his years behind the barrels. Starting in 2004 he’s worked in multiple Catalan cellars, New Zealand, South Africa, and now currently, Napa Valley in California. Not a bad amount of globe to have seen which is how it seems to go with these modern winemakers who travel the hemispheres making grape juice rotten and delicious. While I had the chance to taste the Chardonnay he made in South Africa, to me, the most interesting time he’s spent at one winery has been at La Vinyeta where he’s worked alongside owner Josep Serra i Pla for the last couple of vintages that have been rock solid and allowed La Vinyeta to heavily expand and be a well-known wine brand in Catalonia. But, it’s interesting to note that he also spent several years […]
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