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Our Story

A proposal to view life not as it is, but as it should be!

Casa Carmen, more than a winery, is an afternoon under the sun. It is a voyage to the south of some distant place. It is an invitation and a proposal to view life not as it is, but as it should be! 

It is an elegy for a simpler world and an ode for the one to come. It is a confession of the dreamer. It is a grand gesture with a wooden sword. A long pause and a rapture. It is saffrom, tobacco and plump clusters of grapes. 

It is an attempt at gathering earth, sky, divinities and mortals under one room, in one glass, in one courtyard between orange brick and green ivy.

A Quixotic Quest for Quality

We strive to make things that reflect our history and our way of understanding the world. 

The Pallares family has always lived with a simple conviction shared by Don Quixote: 

"When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!" 

This is our approach to wine, vermouth, and food. It is a vision that never tires of seeing the world in its most beautiful form, that never gives up on its better angels.

Join La Familia

Our Wine Club is designed for those who want to be part of the Casa Carmen family.

Join a community bound by music, by old brick and deep green ivy, by summer nights and love of wine. Whether you are new to the family or a longtime friend, we invite you to join our club.

A Journal

In Search of El Duende

Letters to the Casa Carmen family.