Recaredo’s vineyards used as setting for ‘Heirs to the Land’
The Serral del Vell and Ribalta de Recaredo estates have been used as a setting for the television series “Heirs to the Land”, based on a novel of the same name by the writer Ildefonso Falcones, which is a continuation of Cathedral of the Sea. The location managers chose the vineyards in the Penedès region (located between the municipalities of Sant Sadurní de Anoia and Torrelavit) for their rich landscape and the beauty of the mosaic of old vineyards and Mediterranean forests, with Montserrat Mountain as a backdrop.
The series, which premiered on 15 April, consists of a single season of eight episodes and stars David Solans, Yon González, Michelle Jenner, Elena Rivera, Rodolfo Sancho and Pere Arquillué, among others.
“Heirs to the Land” takes us back to medieval Barcelona, in the year 1387, and revolves around the experiences of Hugo Llor, a young man who dreams of becoming an artisan shipbuilder and must overcome a series of adversities. The protagonist is forced to leave Barcelona’s Ribera district and seek work alongside Mahir, a Jew who introduces him to vine cultivation and winemaking.
Produced by Netflix, TV3 and Atresmedia, and directed by Jordi Frades, the filming of “Heirs to the Land” began on 6 November 2020 and ended on 5 March 2021. Over this period, scenes were shot in the city of Barcelona, the Penedès region, Girona, Tortosa and Tarragona.