Priorat wines convey the impact of climate and
terroir to perfection. This is what summarizes the characteristics of the winegrowing production of Priorat, Sarah Jane Evans, Master of Wine, at the inaugural conference of Espai
Priorat 2017, which was held yesterday at the Cartuja de Scaladei, with the presence of 80 prescriptors of the wine They came from all over the world.
For Evans, who reviewed the history of grape growing in the region, wine has become the engine of the economic and social transformation of the Priorat, which since 1990 has begun to live a renaissance by losing the loss of Demographic weight and achieving the increase in the price of the grape.
During the last quarter of a century, the extension of grape production, local varieties such as Carignan and Garnacha or the work of people, have become the most
powerful factors in the winegrowing revolution of the Priorat. This is a change that, according to Evans, does not stop.
In fact, the increase in the knowledge of the territory, the uniqueness of the twelve villages with whih the wine production of the DOQ Priorat is divided and also the increase in quality, become new factors that make the value grow, the Knowledge and also the consumption of Priorat wines.