Art, wine, culture and Greek mythology at Jean Leon

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The sun was setting behind the vineyards of the Penedès, bathing our winery in warm evening light. Everything was ready to receive our visitors, who were eager to enjoy an evening of wine, art and culture—a magnificent combination with the work of artist Josep Guinovart as the centerpiece. https://www.youtube.com/embed/JGdX4FUh58Q The Minotaur in the Labyrinth, which will show ...

Young Musicians Who are More than Ready

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We’ve talked about young artists. About promising chefs. Today, it’s the turn of some Spanish musicians who, despite being young, are more than ready to make it big. Their life stories, their collaborations, and their studies all point to this. Here are some we’ve chosen who we think have the best prospects both now and ...

“You can learn how to draw. The hard part is standing out and creating your own style”

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Carla Fuentes (Valencia, 1987) has spent her whole life surrounded by brushes, watercolors, and color, and has successfully turned her passion into a profession. She loves the technique of portrait painting – but her way. She’s used to painting imperfect faces that bear little resemblance to reality; she says there’s already photography for that. We ...

Vinya La Scala 2009: Pure Art

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A few months ago, we told you about Vinya La Scala, our most iconic wine. A gran reserva from our oldest vineyard, planted in 1963, and the first Cabernet Sauvignon to be made in Spain. The wine is special, unique, only produced in years when climate conditions are particularly favorable. The wine is barrel-aged in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wine and Pop Culture

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In vino veritas… et artem. Rafa Moreno The history of art and wine is inextricably linked. So much so that the different forms of artistic representation of wine culture across time represent nothing short of the history of civilization itself.   A bit of history Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Etruscans, Romans, Phoenicians... All of these cultures expressed the importance of ...

Wine and the Millennial Generation

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They're young, between 20 and 38 years old. They value brands, design, innovation, ecology and personalization. They're not aliens. They're millennials. A very interesting and strategic demographic for brands in general and the wine sector in particular.   This generation (born after 1980) is changing the wine industry. Mel Dick, vice president of the leading US wine ...