So, it took about two years. This was time DO Cava spent consulting and figuring out how to release a zone and subzone classification scheme. This is no small feat given that the idea is to break down the large, seven-region wide denomination of origin into more meaningful segments. As Cava can be produced across Spain in the regions of: Aragón, Euskadi (Basque Country), Catalunya, Extremadura, La Rioja, Navarra, and València, one of the long-term criticisms of the DO is that it’s really not a DO for a territory but […]

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