Mas Blanch i Jové’s Vinya dels Artistes

by  |  21-07-2013

A couple of weekends ago we were fortunate to be guests to the 3rd annual “Vinya dels Artistes” event put on by the winery, Mas Blanch i Jové in DO Costers del Segre of Catalonia. While simply making good wine would be a fine pursuit for a winery, a few years ago the family behind MBJ decided to heavily incorporate large scale works of art in to both their vineyards and their cellar. Apparently it all started with a large mural well-known Catalan painter and friend of the family, Josep Guinovart. Since then their collection has been growing with other impressive works such as a fishing boat hanging from an olive tree by Carlos Santos or this fascinating sculpture above, “La Llum Planant damunt la Terra” (“Light hovering above earth”) by Esteve Casanoves: As they add more and more art to the collection, they have a celebration each year for […]
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