Founded in 1870 by Mr.Jaime Torres, Bodegas Torres is a historical wine growing company capable of blending tradition and innovation, becoming an international reference point for high quality wines and brandies. Its first vineyards were planted in the Penedès more than three centuries ago, located in Pacs, 4 km from Vilafranca del Penedès, where the company has its head office.
Familia Torres, The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand according to the wine professionals Award. It is also the largest producer of DO wines in Spain under its own label, exports to more than 140 countries and can be found on the wine lists of the best restaurants and hotels around the world. The most important leading exporter and supplier in Spain, Torres, is the family winery, which is one of the most quality-oriented and certainly the largest winery in Spain.
Its vineyards are mostly organic, without chemicals or insecticides. They are investing in renewable energies like solar panels and wind parks, they carry out research on exploitation of vineyard and forest biomass. Torres is the family winery with the most extensive vineyards in the Denomination of Origin (DO) of Penedès.
Under the Torres brand, they market wine and brandy under a wide range of different labels. Some of these are Viña Sol, Sangre de Toro, De Casta, Coronas, Atrium and Viña Esmeralda, with their best known brandies being Torres 5 and Torres 10. They own more than 2,200 acres of vineyards in Penedès, as well as properties in Chile (Miguel Torres Jr.) and California (Marimar Torres in Russian River).
Significant contributions to the development of enology in Spain: Firstly, the use of fermentation at controlled temperatures, and secondly, the maturation of wine in small oak barrels during a scrupulously defined time, as has been a habitual practice in Bordeaux.
The winery is a trendy, cosy and elegant Boutique & Lifestyle MICE venue, an ideal place that attracts corporate tourism to discover a great variety of unique activities, exclusive visits, and different wine pairings. Diverse events and team building activities that allow delegates and travellers to enjoy tasty business and gastronomic experiences.
Torres’ family has managed to combine all these features and much more at El Celleret Garden Restaurant. The venue can accommodate a total of 130 global business travelers, including 64 guests on the terrace, turning upscale dining into an inclusive, welcoming affair.
An emblematic and intimate Food & Beverage venue, magical and legendary, one of the most charismatic of all Michelin restaurants in Barcelona. The restaurant’s strategic location in Penedès is just a 40-minute drive from Barcelona, surrounded by family vineyards in Mas La Plana.
Superior climate that provides the best conditions for growing grapes and therefore the potential to produce majestic wines. Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Garnacha, Cariñena, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Blanc, Monastrell, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Syrah, Tempranillo, all grapes grown in the Torres family vineyards used to make different types of wines. Processed by Spain`s leading winemaker, with a heritage of more than 300 years of experience.
Creating gastronomic delights that focus on truly Mediterranean cuisine and harmonize perfectly with a selection of over 50 wines from Torres’s Spanish, Chilean and Californian estates, as well as food pairings. The incomparable inheritance of the beautiful Penedès region and its close surroundings, from sea to mountains. A table prepared to enjoy in company, with tasters and dishes specially created for the entire business group to share and experiment together.
When looking for a new Boutique & Lifestyle venue to try out, entrepreneurs and delegates often seek not only the menu and wine list, but also an exquisitely decorated cozy space plus versatile venues that provide an optimal environment for any occasion.
The Incredible flavors composed unique dishes made from locally sourced ingredients such as black cockerel with Cabernet Sauvignon, plums, dried apricots and pine nuts, mussels from the Ebro delta, a caramelized onion tart with ‘butifarra’ black sausage, honey and lemon, beef from Girona or squid from the fish market in nearby Vilanova i la Geltrú either Balfegó tuna. Followed by amazing ricotta from Torrelles de Foix or the delicious ‘catànies’ (candied nuts covered in chocolate) from Vilafranca able to satisfy each and every sweet wish.
Torres family received Luxury Travel Guide’s Service Excellence award in recognition of its most exclusive experiences, as well as winning Travel & Hospitality Brand Excellence Award. The Best Wine Experience award for its original ‘From Vine to Glass’ activity at the Food Trekking Awards 2018, presented by the World Food Travel Association. The magazine Drinks International has also recognized the winery and its wine tourism experiences at several editions of the Wine Tourism Awards.
Its President and CEO of the company, Miguel A. Torres is considered to be Europe’s best wine visionaries. He is the author of several books including “Vineyards and Wines”, “Spanish Wine, an Uncertain Future”.
According to Miguel Torres Maczassek, member of Familia Torres’s fifth generation, “This is a recognition of the perseverance, the excellent work and the respect for the land made possible by the effort and daily commitment of each and every single one of our collaborators.”
Familia Torres offers more than 20 wine experiences that invite corporate visitors to explore and enjoy wine in a different way. Activities include wine pairing, introductory wine tasting workshops, blind dinners, vineyard tours, astronomy and wine-themed summer nights among others.The winery is part of La Carretera del Vi, a wine route initiative that brings together 13 wineries along an old Roman trade route that leads from the interior of the Penedès to Sitges.
A magical spirit and Boutique MICE business experience that reflects the work and passion of five generations dedicated to wine, ensuring that the end result is of exceptional quality.