Having roots in Spain’s Priorat wine region means having a family that has seen some incredibly bleak times. While in the late 1800s the region experienced a boom, due to phylloxera blighting France, once the pest crossed the Pyrenees mountains, it decimated winemaking in Priorat as well. Those who didn’t emigrate to the cities, formed co-operatives that produced something deemed “wine”, but which bore no resemblance to the fine bottles […]
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