DO Pla de Bages gets another bump

by  |  27-04-2019

DO Pla de Bages in Central Catalunya has just announced the official addition of Celler Sant Miquel d’Oló. Normally, a new cellar added to a DO wouldn’t merit note but given that it takes the DO’s cellar count from 14 to 15, I find it quite significant as it suddenly makes for a more substantive and comprehensible base of cellars. Going it alone in the wine world rarely works and in the cases where it does, it’s often due to a cellar already being part of a well-known region before they forge their own path such as Artadi with DOC Rioja or Raventós i Blanc with DO Cava. But there is truth to the old statement of there always being safety in numbers as it gives any DO a unified front to present to potential importers as well as offering an important facet to any growing region these days: being […]
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