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A Journey Through Wine Country: Priorat


"To use the term wine country in Catalunya is a bit misleading. It’s not like Sonoma Valley in California or even Mendoza in Argentina where are the wineries are clustered together an easy drive (or wine bus) from one another. Wine country covers the length of Catalunya, from its northernmost point near France all the way down to where it meets the province of Valencia, a journey which, if you drove it straight, would take 3 hours and 33 minutes without stopping. In total, it includes 11 denominations of origin (DOs)–including 1 DOQ–14 major grape varietals, 221 wineries, and 346,557 hectares of vines. It may not be France, but it’s still mind boggling."

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Travel, FoodMelissa Leighty