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Paz Ivison

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There is a notarized deed stating the existence of a vineyard and a winery able to produce up to 150 cántaros, the property of one Juan Chivite Frías in the Ribera region of Navarra, in the year 1647.   These were no doubt the foundation of what, four centuries and eleven...
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He is CEO of Vega Sicilia and the other excellent wineries in the Group, as well as being a member of the owning family.  With the market release of Macan 09 (the chosen one - born to reign!), he admits to having a penchant for some 60’s style Riojas.  Macan is the new Rioja...
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Atrio, the Sacred Wine Cellar

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There is a prodigious gastronomic temple in Caceres which glories in its name: it is the “Atrio”, entrance to a wine cellar paradise, to the divine crypt where happily resides the great genie of the bottle, of all the bottles of all the best wines in the world. There is no other...
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A rhythm with great tempo performed by small wine producers who have learnt to compose and interpret modern wine-making scores most harmoniously and to everyone’s taste. This beautiful part of Ourense is making steady strides, supported by the exceptional beauty of its...
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The Danish enfant terrible, blonde like the beer, touched down in the Ribera del Duero at the beginning of the 1990s and caused a commotion, in the best sense of the word. His successful career took off in an old Quintanilla de Onésimo bodega. Today, almost 20 years later, he is still there in the old bodega, carefully extended and converted into...
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