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Phylloxera: when all the wine was almost gone
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23 Apr
2019

Phylloxera: when all the wine was almost gone

Can you imagine a world without wine? Without a Great wine from Montsant, Rueda or Terra Alta? Well, that was almost the case in the late 19th century, when Europe faced its biggest wine crisis ever known. The reason? The so-called phylloxera: an almost microscopic bug that ruined almost every vineyard in Europe. The biggest wine..