Dumb SUV driver wipes out old vines

by  |  11-03-2016

Last weekend, a group of retired Barcelonians, out on a weekend jaunt in an undoubtedly ridiculous SUV destroyed a number of old vines when they drove in to a field claiming that they were “looking for a restaurant” called, Buidasacs. This occurred in Sant Martí de Maldà, l’Urgell in the Lleida Province. While a very small village, it falls within the subzone of Vall del Riu Corb which is actually a very nice location for grape cultivation under DO Costers del Segre. Also a nice place to visit which is why this SUV-piloting group was there in the first place I’d assume. Naturally, the loss is incalculable as you can’t just pop out and plant new old vines. Once they’re gone, they’re gone, like as was the case when the Rally Catalunya fans came to Priorat and tore them out. This is of course just one of the many things […]
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