While an exceedingly-historic winegrowing region with some 2,600 years of history, the modern DO Empordà came into existence in 1975 when beach tourism was reaching massive heights in the area from its beginnings back in the 1950s. Due to this, until 2006, the name had been DO Empordà-Costa Brava as the original idea was to latch on to and get a piece of that hot, gloppy beach tourism money which worked out a great deal less than amazingly well. Akin to “The Facebook” losing “the The”, once this DO, or […]
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