DO Empordà

by  |  22-10-2013

For most people visiting Catalonia and its capital, Barcelona, wine isn’t often the first thing on their mind. Most of us head to the beach, shop, enjoy the nightlife, visit museums or meander about the ancient cities and villages that define the history and culture in this Catalan part of Spain. For those who make it up to the northeast of Catalonia, perhaps to visit the Dalí Museum in Figueres or beautiful nature of Cap de Creus, you’ll find yourself in a whole different world from Barcelona. In the midst of the two Empordà counties, you’ll see vineyards spilling out across the plain and up the sides of the mountains. Winemaking in this region dates back at least 2,500 years and has seen a massive resurgence in the last decade. For those looking to discover some fantastic wines in between absorbing sun on the Costa Brava, there are no end […]
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