The beautiful architectural spectacle that represents the forest of arcades of its interior
The ceramic frieze that crosses over more than 40 meters, the main façade of the winery, by Xavier Nogués, one of the most representative artists of the Catalan Noucentisme
The majesty of the whole building, projected as a great rural monument
Lunch at your restaurant, once you have visited the cellar and tasted its wines
Discover the helical scale, supported on iron profiles and flat brick vault, which connects the machine room with the roof
These are the experiences you can experience in this winery. Choose the one that you like best or fit. Let's say: the choice will not be easy (you will like them all!)
Year of construction
Cèsar Martinell i Brunet
The cellar of the Pinell de Brai Agricultural Syndicate is, for many, the best Cathedral of the Wine. A construction that wanted to evoke and infect a sense of prosperity, at crude and difficult times, after the phylloxera through the territory.
The construction of the cooperative winery was full of difficulties and obstacles, but the tenacity, idealism and energy with which it was maintained and driven by the partners, and the enthusiasm with which it was seen and commented on the growth of the building, shows That way of being, between routine and vital, proper to the people of these places. Brave people who knew how to transform their work into art, with a very high investment for those times and which left the legacy of a magnificent work for prosperity.
The disposition of their ships (central, two lateral ones and a fourth one above the power station) would only require apse to form a plant of Christian temple. Thus, it is at Pinell de Brai where Cèsar Martinell, his architect, unfolded all the stylistic and stylistic arsenal he had within his reach.
The arrangement of its parabolic arches, with the typical drilled carcans of Martinell and used as high steps to access the top of the tubs, is a surprising architectural spectacle and conception of a space that distills lightness and lightness.
Outside, the aspect of the main façade is not less than majestic. The stone contours of the doors and the large windows with flattened brick tassels stand out. Also, the glazed green ceramics that crowns the three naves and, above all, Xavier Nogués's ceramic frieze, where daily scenes are described around the vine, oil, the process of elaboration and its consumption.
DO Terra Alta
Garnatxa blanca i negra, cabernet sauvignon, macabeu, syrah, carinyena, muscat i ull de llebre
Wine tourism activities languages
Catalan, Spanish, English, French and Russian
Visits in English, French and Russian are done with an audio guide.
Monday to Friday: 10 am - 7pm; Saturday: 10 am - 8pm
Contact / Reservations
CATEDRAL DEL VI DE PINELL DE BRAI
C/ Pilonet, 8
43594 · Pinell de Brai
(+34) 977 42 62 34