Carlos Lozano, winemaker, shows a bottle of Cumbre Vieja wine, in Fuencaliente, La Palma, Spain. His cellar has exhausted the production of wine that bears the same name as the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Photo: Reuters
Carlos Lozano, winemaker, shows a bottle of Cumbre Vieja wine, in Fuencaliente, La Palma, Spain. His cellar has exhausted the production of wine that bears the same name as the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Photo: Reuters
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Spain: Demand erupts for La Palma wine sharing name with Cumbre Vieja volcano

  • After volcano began spewing lava three months ago, wine sales soared; soon brand had sold out
  • Winemaker says periodic volcanic activity has other positive effect – it helps to build up fertile subsoil

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Carlos Lozano, winemaker, shows a bottle of Cumbre Vieja wine, in Fuencaliente, La Palma, Spain. His cellar has exhausted the production of wine that bears the same name as the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Photo: Reuters
Carlos Lozano, winemaker, shows a bottle of Cumbre Vieja wine, in Fuencaliente, La Palma, Spain. His cellar has exhausted the production of wine that bears the same name as the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Photo: Reuters
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