The time does not affect the people and people alike, not to architectural heritage, which suffers in its stones bureaucratic neglect and exploitation vacuum. In Felanitx, about what should be the new Round Nord, stands as impassive as degraded, which was once the largest in the cellars of wine from Mallorca. It is union or cooperative winery was built between 1920 and 1922, when new wine ferment, following the plans modernist architect Guillem Forteza. Manufactured and sold a product that was sold until 1923 only in the municipality. It was the work Sindicat culmination of a cooperative founded in 1919 by Bartholomew Vaquer, Miquel Tallades Caldentey and Mestres agronomist Ernest Artigas and came to have more than 500 partners and more than a thousand independent producers. His liters per day also had figures of three zeros.
But decades passed and off alongside the new designations of origin across the island. El Celler Cooperatiu beginning to show obvious symptoms of decline. The workforce reduction and a debt of more than 130 million pesetas are female industrial dream of the municipality. Events are rushed, and in the early Nineties became part of La Caixa, who managed their debts until they finally decided to auction the work and its legacy to public. In 1992, the winery passed into the hands of Pol Ripoll Binissalem Pau, ahead of a group of British investors. Her new owner just kept hopes to revive it Sidicat for a few days later, when a stroke of bad luck took his partner and forced a timeout that still endures.
Walled, forgotten victims of vandalism, in 2001 the Consell de Mallorca said it Sindicat a Cultural (BIC), in the category of monument .....
source: Diario de Mallorca
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