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Corpinnat & Clàssic Penedès have been in discussions to form new sparkling DO

by  |  07-05-2020

A small news item from the Corpinnat sparkling wine group was released recently that stated they’ll be forming a new Denomination of Origin (DO) that could be with the producers of Clàssic Penedès. While released... more » A small news item from the Corpinnat sparkling wine group was released... more »
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The novel approach of Clos Lentiscus

by  |  16-04-2016

Since fully moving to Priorat, I’ve ironically been spending a good deal of time in Penedès. First was for the “Rebels of Penedès” article on Harpers and then for the Clàssic Penedès article that’s up... more » Since fully moving to Priorat, I’ve ironically been spending a good deal... more »

A glàss of clàss? Understanding “Clàssic Penedès”

by  |  18-03-2016

In recent years, there has been a great deal of push back against the Denomination of Origin bodies in Spain which have been perceived as moving too slowly in terms of modifying outdated restrictions to... more » In recent years, there has been a great deal of push back... more »

Wine pairings for recycling days

by  |  05-02-2016

It’s often the case in Catalan or Spanish that when talking about wine pairings, they translate this to ‘marriages’ in English. Thus, ‘this wine marries well with lamb’ makes it sound like a wine prone... more » It’s often the case in Catalan or Spanish that when talking about... more »