When we say that “wine is culture” we are not just repeating a tremendous cliché, we are stating a simple truth. Wine is not merely vineyards & cellars - but also history and art. It is an important constituent of a people’s culture, meaningful as well as symbolic.
Toni Sarrión and the quest to let Spain’s red grape secret out of the bottle.
The cellar hands had little interest in tasting wine with us. Maybe they didn't like the taste, or maybe working at a winery was as much a job to them as picking apples or working in a factory.