Sunday, February 5, 2023

CRDOP Jumilla renews its solidarity aid with a contribution of 12,000 euros for social assistance projects

Secretary of the Regulatory Council of PDO Jumilla, Carolina Martínez Origón, this morning distributed two solidarity checks of 6,000 euros each to the non-profit organizations Caritas Jumilla and Caritas Interparoquial de Helin, as part of an action of Corporate Social Responsibility. The regulatory council of DOP Jumilla and its wineries, which donate 4 cents for every 100 certified counter-labels, aims to give back to society and contribute to improving the conditions of those most in need locally.

In the thirteenth edition of “Jumilla Solidaria”, CRDOP Jumilla donates a total of 12,000 euros this year which is distributed in equal parts to the Caritas delegations in the territory of PDO Jumilla: Caritas Jumilla and Caritas Interparochial de Helin, which directs Helin. Its aid to, and also to other municipalities of the Campos de Helin area.

On behalf of Caritas Inter Paroquial de Helin, its director María del Carmen Martínez attended, along with Treasurer Antonio Falcina, who thanked the support so that Caritas could continue its work to help the most disadvantaged “4 cents every 100 labels , becomes a lot, today we won the lottery”, and thanked the regulatory council and the winery that made it for this contribution, continuing to work on social inclusion and child support projects.

From Caritas Jumilla, many aid projects are run, mostly for families and also children, as told to us by their secretary, Irene Crespo Olivares, who was accompanied by José Andrés Alcolía García, priest of the parish of San Juan de Jumilla, and Was a counselor. Caritas Interparochial Jumila. The two wanted to share a Christmas message “Let’s spend more time with our elders, because we are finding loneliness a lot.”

This is not the only solidarity action with its wineries led by the regulatory council. This year, profits from the PDO Jumila mini-fairs in April in Jumila and wine sales in October in Helin have been allocated to help Ukraine. In addition to other collaborations with local organizations, such as support for sports and other groups.

The press conference was attended by various media from the two provinces involved in PDO Jumilla: the region of Murcia and Albacete, as well as local media from Jumilla and Helin. Thus, this remarkable social action was used to toast Christmas with Dulce Monastrel wine accompanied by typical sweets.

About Jumila Protected Designation of Origin

The Jumilla Protected Designation of Origin (PDO Jumilla) has a winemaking tradition that goes back to remains of vitis vinifera – together with pottery and archaeological remains – found in Jumilla from 3,000 BC, the oldest in Europe.

The production area, at an altitude that varies between 320 and 980 m and is crossed by mountains up to 1,380 m, is delimited, on the one hand, by the extreme southeast of the province of Albacete, which includes the municipalities of Montealegre del Castillo. , Fuente Alamo, Ontur, Helin, Albatana and Tobara; On the other hand, in the north of the province of Murcia, with the municipality of Jumila. A total of 22,500 hectares of vineyards located on mainly limestone soils, mostly dry, and goblet. The low rainfall that barely reaches 300 mm per year and more than 3,000 hours of sunshine, fosters a low incidence of pests and diseases, which allows for a high percentage of organic farming.

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