The ‘Big Boys’ join in
September 20th, 2007 | Uncategorized
2007 Harvest – Day 5 – Thursday 20th September
Speaking to our electrician yesterday I am reliably informed that some of the larger players (the two main Co-operatives) in our denomination are entering the game today. I have always been puzzled as to how such a small denomination (less than 3,000 hectares in total), can support two such large Co-operatives, so you can imagine my complete astonishment when I tell you that a third Co-operative opens it’s doors for this harvest. This is assuming of course that the doors have actually been fitted yet….
However, setting up a new co-operative is one thing, selling the wine that they produce from a standing start, is quite another. Time will tell.
So, meanwhile back to our Bodega, the grapes continue to roll in and all is well here in a warm, sunny Barrantes – I only wish I could get my ADSL connection to work properly – we have recently upgraded the connection to 3Mb, but quite frankly I don’t think the lady on the local switchboard can handle it……