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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

Put Some Sparkle in Your Spring

It took a while, but Spring finally seems to have come to our little section of Philadelphia. The cherry blossoms have bloomed, the windows are flung open at night, and I have been able to get out on my bike more often. 767 more words


Wines from Spain Trade Fair 2016

I was asked recently to attend the ‘Wines from Spain’ Trade fair as a representative of Mid Week Wines a review site run by Brian Elliott, wine taster, judge and writer based in Scotland. 1,242 more words


Segura Viudas Gran Cuvée Brut Reserva 2011

I like Cava. Actually, what I most like about Cava is showing it to people. I usually start by explaining that it’s made in the same way as Champagne, yet with indigenous Spanish varieties and then letting them taste it. 163 more words

Tasting Notes