Vins de Catalunya

The Bad Old Days!
Spain is the third largest producer of wine in the world (after France and Italy) but is the number one exporter worldwide. Despite its popularity today though, Spanish wines have not been traditionally held in as high regard as those produced by our French neighbours to the north, and back in the 1960s this viewpoint would have been largely justifiable. The wine industry, along with just about every other industry, suffered greatly as a result of the Spanish Civil War and WWII that immediately followed it.

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Searching for Catalan Craft Beers

The typical lager style beer that every bar or restaurant has to offer is all well and good, but for some of us from countries where we are used to more variety, the lack of choice can sometimes be a little frustrating. Thankfully things are changing in this respect with more and more craft breweries popping up all over the country, and nowhere more so than in Catalunya.

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