Onwards to Celler el Masroig

by  |  21-07-2012

Day Two of our trip to Priorat coordinated by Hostal Sport saw us off to Celler el Masroig which provided for a much, much different visit than we’d experienced at Clos Figueras as they are two very different types of wineries and are even part of two different DOs. Although it’s in the Priorat county, Celler el Masroig belongs to the newer DO appelation of Montsant. Located in the village of the same name, it is a large cooperative founded in 1917 with an impressive Modernist building. In their nearly 100-year history they’ve expanded their cellar a couple of times, creating an interesting juxtaposition of winemaking styles and techniques for visitors to enjoy. These days they harvest from some 500 hectares of vineyards of their 200+ members and produce millions of bottles a year. This degree of production allows them to have regular tours and events, as well as a […]
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