Wine with a greater purpose: El Microscopi 2016

by  |  20-12-2017

Wine needs a story! So harps those in marketing these days and I have to agree that there is some truth to this as a wine without a story is essentially the beer, Coors Light. But much like how all wine is inherently “natural”, I think that all wine has a story and it’s just a matter of telling it. So, let’s tell the very worthy story about this wine, El Microscopi from the Penedès cellar, Alemany i Corrio. The project started back in 2012 when Irene Alemany (co-owner and enologist with her husband, Laurent Corrio) found that a local hospital was lacking a type microscope needed in the treatment of cancer and thus she took it upon herself to make this wine where all the proceeds went to the purchase of the microscope. I feel like I might be the only person who is aware of this original history […]
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