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Mallorca’s Mesquida Mora winery

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Bodegas / Drink / Wine / Wineries

Healthy vines lead to healthier wines. That’s not just rhetoric for the Mallorcan winemaker Bàrbara Mesquida Mora – whose wines are the result of vineyards made healthy through biodynamic cultivation. Celler Mesquida Mora is a relatively new winery (started in 2012), but Bàrbara brought a barrelful of experience to her own project – having run her family’s winery with her brother Jaume for some years. It was during that time that the siblings discovered the benefits of […]

Spain’s New Year grapes tradition

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Food

Tonight, as we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome in the New Year, we’ll be taking part in a Spanish tradition that’s more than a century old. All over Mallorca, the Spanish mainland and other islands, Latin America and Hispanic communities around the world, as midnight is striking, we’ll be gulping down one grape for each of the dozen chimes. These are the lucky grapes – las uvas de la suerte – and by methodically […]