Juanjo Pinol - Celler Pinol
Juanjo Garcela Piñol, trained as a chemical engineer, was called to the winery in 1998 by his aging parents, who needed help in maintaining the vineyard and making the wine. Though he had no oenological training, his chemistry background was very helpful and over time, he read heavily and took several courses in winemaking. Today, he runs the winery and shares winemaking responsibility with Toni Coca, along with Maria Mendoza, who also helps out in the winery and in the vineyard; his mother Josefina maintains the cellar.
About the winery
CELLER PIÑOL is a family run cellar devoted to the winemaking of fine wines based in Batea (DO Terra Alta). Organically grown grapes from their own vines.
Passion, Enthusiasm and Love for our vines and work that makes our wines unique and famous all around the world. We are the most prestigious cellar in our area, highlighted by PEÑIN, JANCIS ROBINSON, PARKER (all our wines rated between 90-95 Points in The wine advocate), TANZER and selected among the best wines in some of the most prestigious wine magazines. State of the art technology and tradition in a perfect blend to offer you the best wines in Terra Alta.
For more than four generations, the Pinol family’s love of the land and vineyards has enabled them to develop world-class grapes used to produce the high quality wines that they sell around the world today. Combining traditional winemaking methods with state-of-the-art technology ensures their exceptional wine quality.
The name of Celler Pinol’s wines has always been a tribute to the efforts of their ancestors are named in their honor:
- Mather Teresina (1920 – 1989)
- L’Avi Arrufi (1894 – 1976)
- Vina Orosina (1898 – 1984)
- Josefina Pinol (1947)