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Celler Mas Foraster 6:30 am August 2018

We prepare for a long harvest day.


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Celler Mas Foraster 6:32 am August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster 6:32 am August 2018


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Camí Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, 6:55 am August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, 7 am August 2018

We unload the boxes we will need to collect the grapes.


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Beginning of the harvest, Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, 7:12 am


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

The grapes are collected in 20 kg boxes.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

In the trailer we load 200 empty boxes prepared for several trips to the Celler and back to the vineyard.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

These pruning shears are the ones his father used to harvest the same vines.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

The boxes are left at the sides of the path so it’s easier to pick them up and put them in the trailer.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Serra de Miramar, or as we call it here, Nas del Gegant. (The giant’s nose)


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Ricard Sebastià Foraster, 3rd generation Celler Mas Foraster.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Duna, 8 years old, she gets all the fun parts.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

The boxes are piled one on top of the other without squashing the grapes.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

In one day we fill about 300 boxes.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

When the trailer is full it goes to the Celler to leave the grapes.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

The full boxes are emptied in the receiving hoppers.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

The must and skins are taken to the barrels.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

The little ones are also at the Mas (Mas Foraster).


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

They are willing to help the adults.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Father (Ricard Sebastià Foraster) and daughter (Julieta Sebastià Meneses).


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Pep, the youngest, makes quality controls, he makes sure everything is nice and ripe.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Hello!


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

Hello!


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

We load the trailer again.


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018


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Vinya del Coster, at the foot of the Prades Mountains, August 2018

It’s lunch time.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

Julieta Foraster.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

There’s always wine on our table.


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018

Let’s have some lunch!


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Celler Mas Foraster, Montblanc, August 2018


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