Food Photography: Inside the Instagram Foodie Boom

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Does the modern world leave room for tradition? Some don't think so. Some do. Some are on the fence. We're of the second persuasion. We believe there is always room for tradition—for what is timeless and authentic. And we're not alone. Foodies—people who are passionate about food—are of the same school of thought, and they ...

Discovering Jean Leon

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Few people knew Jean Leon as well as Jaume Rovira and Ana Carrión. The former is the enologist who worked alongside Jean Leon from the beginning to the end, and the latter is Jean Leon's younger sister. They hadn't seen each other for a long time. They ran into each other at the most recent ...

What food trends will we see in 2017?

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By the time the year kicks off, we already know the coming seasons' fashion trends—many of which we've known about for months—we can find out what colors are in and stay up to date with trends in almost every aspect of our lives. Food is no exception, of course. In going over the food trends for ...

Pruning: Traditional vs. Italian System

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The man responsible for planting and caring for the Jean Leon vineyards is Josep Bruna Masana. He planted over 70% of the vines growing on the estate today. For over 30 years he has planted, pruned and cared for the vines. He knows them all. The young, the old, the ones in between. And he ...

La Petite Mort: The Joys of Good Wine (and Food)

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For Ramon Pueyo and Eva Sáez it was clear: they wanted to open a gastronomic space. But they weren't sure where. They debated between the south of Spain (where she is from) and Catalonia (where he is from). Finally, they decided on the latter. Vilanova i la Geltrú was the chosen spot. Specifically the old ...

12 of the World’s Wine Temples

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Certain wines deserve stylish, elegant, singular spaces. Places that inspire, brimming with creativity, where choosing a wine is a true joy. Luckily we're not alone in thinking this, and likeminded souls have gone ahead and created these places. They're scattered around the globe, but we found them so we could share them with you. Here are ...

Nine wines for nine unforgettable artists

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Yes, a lot has been written, and very well too, about the timeless voices we lost during that dreadful year, 2016. Artists who transcended generations; brilliant creative minds; charismatic pioneers who have left us with a memorable, moving and enduring legacy of work. Our winery is familiar with that sense of loss as the heir to ...

Four Artists to Watch in 2017

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They're young. They're talented. They represent the present and the future. Drawing is their passion, specifically illustration. Something we all do as children. Some of us do it well. Others, even better. And given time, a few can make it their career, their way of life. Among those few are four young artists who are ...

Women Writing the Future of Wine

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Women are taking the reins. The wine world is undergoing a quiet female-driven transformation, which deserves far more attention and recognition. Why? Because it is key to moving the industry forward. Professional, independent and curious women are listening and getting involved. From knowing the land to opening a bottle, women are represented throughout the value chain (if ...