What Goes With Fall?

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Fall is a favorite season of chefs the world over, because with it comes an incredible range of seasonal products. The forests not only amaze us with their stunning, diverse colors, they also provide us with produce like chestnuts and highly-anticipated mushrooms. Fields are brimming with pumpkins, artichokes, escarole, thistle, and new seasonal root vegetables: potatoes ...

CF-15: A Bold Move. A Clear Instinct

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At Jean Leon, we never stop innovating, experimenting, taking risks, going one step further. That’s what Jean Leon's personality was like in a way: A non-conformist who loved taking on new projects and improving every day, if possible. In our efforts to offer wine lovers exclusive, unique, limited production wines, CF-15 will be available on the ...

How was the 2017 harvest?

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After three months of intense work in the vineyards and at the winery for the long-awaited harvest, it’s now time to analyze how the entire growing season unfolded, the factors that have characterized this year, and the impact they will have on the new vintages of our wines. Roser Catasús, winemaker at Jean Leon, explains. What ...

“We get inspired by tradition to innovate”

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They opened the doors to their Dos Cielos restaurant for us, located on the 24th floor of the Hotel Barcelona Meliá Sky; amazing views of Barcelona’s coast and mountains. We spoke to Sergio and Javier Torres about their origins, their passions, and their resolve to turn their dreams into a reality. Twins, friends, partners, and ...

Layover 6: South Africa. A journey to the world’s most beautiful vineyards

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The winegrowing history of South Africa reflects the country's tumultuous history over the past three centuries. Much like South African society faced a slow and painful transition that freed its people from European colonialism, the wine industry saw an evolution that continues to this day, during which winemakers began to prioritize quality wines over the bulk ...

Hygge: More than a Word, a Feeling

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This might be the first time you see it. Or not. Perhaps it sounds familiar, but doesn't really mean anything to you. It's a peculiar word, difficult to pronounce, even spell. This isn't the mile-long name of an Icelandic volcano or a brand of diapers. No. We're talking about hygge. A Danish word whose pronunciation ...

Dos Cielos: Down-to-earth haute cuisine

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They’re twins: two names, two brothers, two restaurants. Sergio and Javier are Dos Cielos [cielo means heaven, but is also a term of endearment like “angel”, and dos means two]. It's what their grandmother used to call them, and they knew that if they ever opened a restaurant, that would be its name. And they ...