THROUGH THE YEARS
The family business Casa Sala, predecessor of Freixenet, is founded by Francesc Sala Farrés.
The marriage of Pedro Ferrer and Dolores Sala Vivé joins forces to create a Cava and winemaking dynasty.
The first Freixenet cava is launched and the brand is born.
Freixenet builds a modern cellar, pushing boundaries in the world of cava-making.
In celebration of the Universal Exposition, the company creates the “Freixenet Boy”, which soon becomes a brand icon.
Freixenet sets its eyes on the global market and opens an office in New Jersey, the first outside of Spain.
At a time of global upheaval, Dolores Sala and her eldest daughter, Pilar Ferrer, take over the leadership of the company, a fairly radical act for women at the time.
Carta Nevada is launched, breaking convention by using a distinctive frosted bottle. The first step in breaking away from the competition.
The launch of Cordón Negro, the brand's most internationally recognized bottle due to its frosted black finish. present in more than 140 countries.
All eyes are on Barcelona as it hosts the Olympic games sponsored by Freixenet. The brand achieves world-wide exposure.
Freixenet launches MÍA, a wine created for and by women- by winemaker, Gloria Collell.
Freixenet launches ICE and ICE Rosé, two cuvées to be enjoyed on ice showing true versatility of the brand.
Freixenet expands into Italy with the launch of the iconic cut-glass bottle, proving that the brand is not only synonymous with Spain.
Henkell and Freixenet join forces as their global expansion goes from strength to strength.
With Cordón Negro, Carta Nevada and Prosecco already in consumers’ hearts, Freixenet daringly launches the Spanish and Italian ranges of still wines.