Monthly Archives: September 2016

Grape Stomping Time

Combining our two great loves of stomping on things cathartically and wine, grape stomping is the traditional means of producing grape must, and it’s a delightful way to spend your time. It is, you may be unsurprised to learn, no

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Festival of Carthaginians & Romans

Around Spain, especially on the coast, are Roman remains. In Cartagina (Murcia, on the South East coast), there is a festival that commemorates the taking of the city in the year 209 A.D. by the Roman troops of Escipión, led

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Bullfighting in Spain

The controversial sport of bullfighting is still popular in Spain, and every July the Pamplona Bull run and many like it take place. The issue divides the Royal Family, with the Queen opposing bullfights in contrast to the King and

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