A further taste of Alemany i Corrio

by  |  24-02-2016

In my much longer article about the “rebellious” winemakers of DO Penedès, I made but a brief mention of Irene Alemany and her winery, Alemany i Corrio. They are to a large degree, the anti-Penedès in that there is no grand cellar to welcome people (it’s a basic warehouse on a nondescript industrial corner of Vilafranca) and their wines succeed in humility and honesty more than marketing or anything else. Irene is no slick salesperson of her wines like others in the region can be. She speaks honestly and truthfully about what they’re doing. It’s no cleverly crafted ploy as it’s based upon her years of working around the globe, seeing how one can achieve excellent wines, and then importing that back to her home turf where she started making wines from her father’s vines in 1999. By anti-Penedès, I don’t mean that they were telling the DO to go […]
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