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Succés Vinícola and the Power of Positive Energy

There is a lot of emotion that goes into making bottle of wine. You feel it when you watch someone drive through their vineyards the morning after a hail storm, when you watch someone trimming vines at 7am and continue to work until they are wrapping up cases at midnight, when you see a winemaker smiling after hours of talking about and pouring her/his wines at a tasting. 441 more words

Wine Makers

Segura Viudas Reserva Heredad Cava NV

Such a striking bottle, based on an 11th century design. The pewter embossing and cradle means the bottle won’t be thrown to the recycling bin once the contents have been enjoyed. 65 more words

Tasting Notes

Segura Viudas Brut Reserva NV

This Cava is made by Gabriel Suberviola in the Penedès region just outside Barcelona, Spain.  Cava is Spain’s answer to Champagne and made in the same traditional way with fermentation in the bottle. 115 more words

Tasting Notes

Wine and Architecture

I think that as I get older, I have become a tourist. Years ago I never really did much sightseeing and that is starting to change. 843 more words


Cava, not champagne? (Sala, 4)

Originally cava is a natural sparkling wine produced in the region Champagne (France) from the 18th century onwards. However, the name Champagne is legally protected since the  211 more words

Dolors Sala, Businesswoman

Surviving the phylloxera (Sala, 3)

Around 1927 Dolors and Pere set up their wine cellars in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, a village in the heart of the Penedès, opposite the main train station. 250 more words

Dolors Sala, Businesswoman