Montilla-Moriles | Part 2: Tales of Amontillado

I recently read the 1846 short novel The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe. In it, the protagonist Fortunato was so obsessed with finally tasting a cask of Amontillado, that he let his murderer lead him down into a vault and bury him alive. In a way, I was able to feel sorry for him; he was left to die, without being able to have a sip of his desired Amontillado. Continue reading “Montilla-Moriles | Part 2: Tales of Amontillado”

Can Ràfols dels Caus

Penedès is located thirty minutes south of Barcelona and is home of some of the finest wines from Catalonia. This region is facing the Mediterranean Sea and is divided in three big areas: High Penedès (near the inland mountain range), Penedès Marítim (along the Mediterranean Sea) and Central Penedès (the plain between these areas). Continue reading