Bridging wine’s language silos

by  |  30-09-2016

Vinum is a wine shop in my village where it’s usually the mother of the family that owns it, Cori who you’ll find behind the counter. She’s from the next county over, which in villages means you might as well be from Mars but she’s integrated well into Priorat and I often find myself chatting with her as she’s a fount of local information and gossip. On a recent morning she was in a mystified mood, “Miquel, I have no idea what happened but we’ve suddenly seen a boom, a literal boom in orders for the Clos Abella 2009. It’s long since sold out and now it’s only the 2012 available but people were very adamant about this specific year.” As most either know or can surmise, a sudden, specific interest a specific wine usually means that some article came out praising a specific wine. The fact that this seems […]
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