In Spanish, there’s the saying, empezar la casa por el tejado, “start the house from the roof down” which basically means that you’re finishing at the end and haven’t set a proper foundation and you’re going to make a mess. Sound advice, except that while it applies readily to many things (especially houses), it doesn’t apply to absolutely everything. A winery, when created from scratch in modern times absolutely must be physically built from the foundation up as the movement of the wine within is crucial to its function. But, […]

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