Spanish winemaking stalwart, Torres has announced an expansion of Forcada grape plantings near the village of la Llacuna in Alt Penedès. Embracing their overall plan to reintroduce this grape into production, they’ve planted the vines on recuperated stone terraces with bush-vine training in order to approximate what is assumed to be the pre-phylloxera methods of cultivation before this variety was abandoned and nearly disappeared. This project, started by Miguel Torres Sr. and now largely under the guidance of Mireia Torres, has been pushing to recuperate varieties for some time and […]

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