Why not Cava?
There is what appears to be a “möbius” argument these days when it comes to people’s opinions on Cava, the Spanish bubbly that is mostly made in the Penedès region of Catalonia. Concisely put, “…Cava, the sparkling wine of Spain, is considered merely simple and fun…” as the problem is stated here by Lettie Teague. It’s the type of discussion you never hear about Champagne (obviously always classy because it’s French) or Prosecco (which is very similar to Cava but isn’t scorned, yet.) The reasons are often different, but the end result is the same in that people seem to generally be wary of Cava unless of course you’re from Sweden and such a fan, you wrote a book about the wines. But, for most other countries, the points we hear whether on the interwebs or in person seem to be something along these lines: The American Argument Every Cava […]