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 that emerge today. It was during these lean years that Pere Sangenís and Conxita Vaqué married, in 1972. It was […]

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