Yesterday, September 5th, three groups of viticulturists in the Penedès region (Unió de Pagesos, JARC, and Viticultors del Penedès), held a planned harvest strike against the ongoing grape pricing scandal in DO Cava. More than 700 farmers and more importantly, 300 tractors went on a procession around the territory of Penedès to meet with various entities, be heard, and try to gain visibility to this unjustified squeeze by Big Cava. Several meetings have taken place between the affected parties since the news broke a couple weeks ago that Big Cava […]

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