Capçanes renews itself, the cooperative launches a plan to grow

Capçanes Cooperative (DO Montsant) has renewed its board and has promoted a strategic plan that it expects to increase sales by 5% this year and 15% in 2013 and 2014.
After 32 years as president, Francesc Blanc, the great promoter of this cooperative founded in 1933, has designated a new president, Marcel Ferre, who explains that his goal is "to return as a reference."
The new manager,  Joan Maria Sabaté, sees "an opportunity" in the Madrid market. He claims that "it is a difficult area but not impossible".

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Alarm for generalized risk of fire is activated due to the heat wave

Civil Protection of the Government activated this past Thursday 9th August  in the morning the alert phase of forest fires in Catalonia. Necessary for the high risk of forest fires that are expected in the coming days due to the high temperatures caused by heat wave.

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Ripening starts

We can already smell the harvest, preparations, nerves… while the vines start ripening, the synthesis of anthocyanins and tannin polymerization take place in this period of the year. The grapes take color.