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 […]

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