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Codorníu Raventós is the oldest family business in Spain, dating back to 1551. It has a footprint across three continents with several wineries including Bodegas Bilbainas, Scala Dei, Legaris, Codorniu, Raimat, Septima, and Artesa. The wineries and winemakers are brought together under Oenology Manger Arthur O’Connor.
Okay so maybe the Grgich Hills wine dinner hosted by 720 South Restaurant wasn’t the best meal I’ve ever had, but it was certainly one of the tastiest, innovative, well presented, and perfectly paired dinners I’ve had in awhile. Grgich wines are so well made and delicious that I have greatly enjoyed drinking them alone.
If I were playing a word association game and New Zealand popped up, I would immediately blurt out Sauvignon Blanc. It’s the primary New Zealand wine varietal consumed in the US, and the varietal that put New Zealand on the map. But, as this young wine region continues to develop, it is also getting good at producing Pinot Noir.
The Cork Chronicles shares wine recommendations and chronicles my wine tasting adventures to help enhance your wine drinking experience and empower you to make great wine selections. Thanks for visiting!