“Farid, what’s this stick across my seat for?” “Oh that… it’s for the snakes. Unfortunately here in Morocco, they’re all poisonous but since we’re already at 42C this morning, I don’t think there’ll be any in the vineyards today. Everyone has a hat, right?” I did indeed have my hat and such were the comforting words from winery manager Farid Ouissa that started a 48 hour, shotgun visit to the vineyards around Meknès, Morocco, during Ramadan… Being friends with Albert Costa of the Vall Llach winery in Priorat, he’d been […]

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