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A US$41 glass of 150-year-old wine is the wild future of vineyards

A US$41 glass of 150-year-old wine is the wild future of vineyards

October 21, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 21 — Miguel Torres Maczassek is the fifth-generation manager of his family-owned vineyard, Bodegas Torres in Catalonia’s Vilafranca del Penedès, about an hour outside Barcelona. Yet in 2012, he bought 195 hectares of land 1,200 meters high in the Pyrenees, even though it’s not possible to grow wine there ... yet. Torres expects climate change to make it viable to produce grapes in a decade or two. “We are not about to grow pinot noir in the Pyrenees, but maybe... Read more

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Consumers line up at a Burger King restaurant in Sao Paulo October 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Consumers line up at a Burger King restaurant in Sao Paulo October 20, 2017. — Reuters pic