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HOMEMADE DOLMADES

One of the bi-products of the wine-making biz that keeps us busy on weekends in our vineyard in El Penedés, the wine region of Catalunya, is the proliferation of fresh grape leaves on our vines. (Duh!) In May or June, grape growers undertake the labor-intensive process of “leafing” and “suckering” the vines, which means that …

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VACATION DESTINATION|ART, FOOD AND WINE IN BARCELONA

An energetic young Dutch couple, Iris Tonies and Arnout Krediet, run an innovative art school called ESTUDIO NOMADA, located on one of the twisting stone streets in the heart of Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter. The “nomad” studio offers workshops for individuals and families who want to spend a week or two exploring Barcelona and environs …

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