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Where Should Spanish Wineries Invest their Money -Their Wines or Their Wineries?

As a rule, I do not believe wine writers should encourage companies to spend vast sums of money on building wineries. While it is evident that people cannot help but be swayed by gimmicks like heavy bottles, expensive machinery, labour-intensive winemaking techniques, famous architects and impressive postcodes, if we believe wine writers should cut through all this (this also means we should cut through its reverse – any attempt to make a winery more rustic, idyllic and down-at-heel), then the object of our focus should be the wine. I said two weeks ago that, in the case of large wine groups like Bodegas Faustino, their job is to produce good, solid wines that represent their region. These wines should also […]