BUIL & GINÉ LUXE
the Colección Familiar is stablished and Buil i Giné enters the Chinese market
The Colección Familiar project is rounded off and the first wines are produced. Now we also begin our expansion towards our last pending market: China. Here our wines will gain huge importance in the future.
Arrive the Family Reserve at Buil & Giné
After seven years of searching for the best plots and grapes, the winery team succeeds to dress the Family Collection with the wines of the most extraordinary corners of Priorat.
The first Mas Giné is produced
The first results of the hard work that had already began in 2003 is the first production of Mas Giné. An exceptional wine, unique, exclusive and considered an object of desire by wine collectos and experts. This will place Buil in Giné among the best cellers in the world.
The new celler in Gratallops is opens
The new celler becomes the best equipped within the DOQ Priorat. This way we can elaborate our wine taking care of each and every detail. It is equipped with all the latest technological features and advances. This allows us to further improve our wines. It is the first celler in the regionready to be visited.
The internationalization and expansion
Joan Giné 1999 is choosen Smart Buy by Wine Spectator.
The first Giné Giné 1997 appears on the market.
Besides this, old vines in Bellmunt and Vilella Baixa are recovered for the production of future wines.
Priorat´s ´Salvation´. SHARING.
The ¨new¨ Priorat wines are produced
They reach the market in 1991. Xavi experiences this moment closely, he knows the main figures in this picture and is able to enjoy the great wines these make.
Finally the first regulations for the DO Priorat are approved.
A new rector arrives in Falset: Mn. Jaume Ciurana i Sans.
Joan Giné is elected President of the Cooperativa de Falset for the first time
He got reelected 3 more times. We can highlight the efforts made by the Assembly of the Cooperativa to provide afiliates and their children with training on initiatives the Cooperativa did not always support.
Spanish Civil War
His father, Evarist Giné, dies while working the land
Joan Giné will become an orphan (on his father side) fact that paradogically will grant him access to secondary education. This way he will become one of the most illustrated people in the village and at the same time realise the importance of his education.
First attempt at having Priorat acknowledged as a viticultural region
Joan Giné is born
4th generation of agricultors originally from Guiamets.
The families who were able to remain in the region began to replant the hills with help from an American breed.
The filoxera arrives in Porrera
30 years after the detection of the first European outbreak in Pujaut (France), the filoxera arrives in Priorat. The 27th of June of the same year it is detected in la Solana de les Viudes in Porrera and within 3 years it will spread through the whole region. A long period of depopulation and decay begins in Priorat. By the year 1900 Priorat´s population counts less than 7000 inhabitants.