Spanish winery becomes third biggest in the world after €40 million expansion
A SPANISH winery is hitting the bottle hard with a €40 million (A$56m) expansion. After the investment, Felix Solis Avantis will be in the world’s top three wineries. Famous for its Vina Albali, the company’s annual production will grow from 200m to 300m litres (that’s 400 million bottles) by the end of 2016. The investment will go mostly boost technologies, automation and capacity to start a new range of sparkling wines. Solis Ramos, the firm’s international director said: “The first new brands of sparkling wine will be called Provetto and Penasol made from the Viura and Airen grapes.