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Freixenet and Cava in Spain – My Youtube Video Series

 mywinepal  August 12, 2014

Champagne. Cava.  What’s the difference or similarity?  There are both.  As you know, Champagne is sparking wine produced in the Champagne region of France, made in the Champenoise Traditional Method (with the second fermentation in the bottle), and Cava is sparkling wine produced primarily in the Penedes region of Spain, made in the Champenoise Traditional Method as well. The main difference…

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Penedes, Spain: From James Dean to Sparkling Wines – Part 2

 mywinepal  June 27, 2014

Although James Dean did not to the best of my knowledge make it to the Penedes region in Spain, it was through his association with Jean Leon, that we have the Jean Leon winery, as I discussed in Part 1.  If you missed Part 1, I highly recommend reading Part 1 before continuing with Part 2, as it gives you…