Press Release Miquel Pons & Namlo
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press Release Miquel Pons & Namlo
The solidarity Cava of Miquel Pons will behelping Nepalese children through NAMLOThe wine celler will co-operate with the NGO to help re-build a school.La Granada, 28 May 2013. The celler Miquel Pons has signed an agreement withthe organization NAMLO Europa which consists of the donation of a portion of itsprofits from cava production to solidarity projects. The agreement with NAMLOincludes fundraising through a special production of one of its cavas. Part of the priceof this cava will be given to the NAMLO Europa projects in Nepal. In this case themoney will be used to re-build a school for the children of Khamdenu, in the district ofTanahu, about 35 kms from Pokhara.Twenty thousand euros are needed for this project. Four classrooms will be built for400 children up to 15 years old. The children spend many hours a day at school andat the moment the building is in a dangerous state. With this action, Caves MiquelPons wants to show its solidarity and that of its clients with the children of this smallNepalese village school to help them achieve a better future by giving them bettereducation.Miquel Pons solidarity cava is a Brut Nature made specially from a mix of Macabeu,Xarel·lo and Parellada with a minimum maturity of 18 months. It is sold in a pack ofthree bottles with a black label and three distinctive plaques with an exclusive designwhich includes images of the Khamdenu school project and the logo of Namlo Europa.They can be purchased for 18 euros, 6 of which will go to the Namlo education project.The Miquel Pons solidarity cava can be bought at the cellers, through Namlo Europaand at points of sale throughout Catalonia which can be located on the web site andthe facebook of Miquel Pons and Namlo.About Miquel Pons:Miquel Pons is a family celler with a long line of wine growers stretching back more than 250 years. Fromthe ancient farmhouse of Cal Montargull in La Granada, l’Alt Penedès, it produces wines and cavas withinthe Denomination of Origin of the Penedès. It currently has an estate of more than 60 hectares ofvineyards from Arboç to Subirats. It produces 20 different wines and cavas of which 30% go for export toa variety of countries. The Miquel Pons group includes companies which manage the sales, telesales andother services for the wine sector.About Namlo EuropaNamlo Europa is an NGO with headquarters in Barcelona and which works to combat poverty through theeducation and development of projects and actions which help to improve the situation of poorcommunities. Its aim is to promote self-sufficiency without dependence.Its work is based in Nepal and Nicaragua. Until now it has been responsible for twinning projects betweenCatalan and Nepalese schools and specific events such as solidarity dinners, conferences and exhibitionsto raise money.
In the photo you can see the Sales Director of the Celler, Pere Pons, and the president ofNamlo Europa, Magda Nos. There is also an image of the campaign poster which can be seenin any establishment co-operating with the campaign.For further information contact:Pere Pons (Director, Miquel Pons):Xavier Cros (Speaker for Namlo Europa): 687200692