It was quite random that I met Ruben Parera of Finca Parera one day. Albert Costa of Vall Llach was doing a pruning and grafting tour for the father and son team of Archè Pagés in DO Empordà and were visiting a vineyard of old vines that Albert is working to recuperate. At some point along the way, Ruben came down to join the visit as I encountered him in the fermentation cellar of Vall Llach tasting the new Escanyavella wine in Albert’s “dones de Porrera” series. I learned that […]

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