The Modernist Cellar



The warehouse constructed in 1914 under the auspices of the Mancomunidad de Catalunya is work of illustrious architect Pere Domènech i Roura, fruit of the shared in common effort of the local peasantry to raise a rational building, of great architectonic value, pioneering as far as the incorporation to the agrarian industry of technical specifications, constructive and enological.

It consists of a great room of tubs and barrels with a total capacity of 18,000 hl. With one engine room in the back of the building with the reception wharf and devices for entrance and pressed of the grape harvest.


Named by Angel Guimerà as one of the "Cathedrals of Wine", due to its magnificence and to its distribution in plant, with a higher center body and lower wings in the style of the old Roman basilicas, with the pressure water tank as a bell tower, separated by rows of columns that confers a pleasant sensation of amplitude and luminosity.

Externally discreet construction, constructed in stone in the base or socle, stucco walls, with brick decoration in windows and cornices, tends to the sobriety compared with the facades of contemporary constructions but is in its interior, that maintains in perfect state the original elements, where is appraised all its splendor.