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Podcast #6 – Abadia Retuerta pt 2

Today we talk to Alvaro Pérez Navazo the sales and marketing director for Abadia Retuerta. Basically we wander through the vineyards looking at the vines, seeing the production facilities, and learning about what makes Abadia different. A lot was talked about and I hope you enjoy the loose nature of the podcast as I try to get Alvaro to showcase his expertise on the things that set Abadia apart from the others. Spanish wine has come a long ways in the past decade and Abadia Retuerta is looking to be one of the bright new lights on the Spanish wine horizon.

Enjoy, Ryan Opaz

Photo’s of Abadia Retuerta
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Abadia Retuerta Logol
Ariel View of The Abbey
Filling the Fermentation Tanks
Dumping Grapes into Fermentation Tanks
One of the Five Weather stations at Abadia Retuerta
One of the Wind Turbines to help Circulate Air
Abadia Retuerta Vine Growth Monitor
Angel and Pascual


Link to Abadia’s Retuerta’s Press Release

Search for tasting notes on Abadia Retuerta wines here. Abadia Retuerta Tasting notes.
Bodega profile for Abadia Retuerta can be found here: Abadia Retuerta Profile

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