Marques de Caceres forced to purchase 100 hectares of vines to fulfil shortfall

VinesThe well known Rioja producer has been forced to purchase 100 hectares of vines to fulfil a shortfall in white grapes in Rioja. Christina Forner told decanter.com: ‘In recent years, the DOCa Rioja has lost opportunities to strengthen its volumes of white wines. This situation has driven us to invest in Rueda at the end of 2013 to guarantee excellent quality going forward, for the vineyards we have purchased are more than 20 years old and prices are stable.’ Click here for the full article:

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