Everyone knows everyone in Catalunya’s Priorat region but after living there on and off for two years, for some reason I didn’t know Albert. He was the assistant winemaker at a prominent winery and had the patience of a monk which is why in September 2014 I found myself trying to convince him of a seemingly simple plan over coffee. “So, you want to make a wine in a clay amphora, with 100% Grenache from Porrera, and spontaneous fermentation?” “Yeah, that’s pretty much the idea.” “How did you get all […]

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