Neus Català, the only living Catalan survivor of Ravensbrück Nazi camp
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Neus Català, the only living Catalan survivor of Ravensbrück Nazi camp

Neus Català, the only living Catalan survivor of the Nazi concentration camp Ravensbrück and a symbol of anti-fascist resistance, turns 100 this Tuesday… Continue reading

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Catalonia’s Election: The Grapes of Independence
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Catalonia’s Election: The Grapes of Independence

Winemaker Albet i Noya hopes 2015 will be a vintage year for Catalonia.

The roots of the vines surrounding the Albet i Noya winery on the western slopes of Catalonia’s Ordal mountains penetrate deep into the earth, clawing their way through clay and calcareous stone. Continue reading

Catalan Wine in 1,500 words
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Catalan Wine in 1,500 words

It is one of the world’s great football regions, one of the world’s greatest food regions, but how often do we hear about the fantastic quality of Catalonian wine? Thanks to your great taste and voting prowess dear readers, the next two weeks will provide us with an opportunity to put Catalonian wine in the same exalted category as it’s food and it’s ball skills. Continue reading

The Language Chameleon
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The Language Chameleon

Matthew Youlden speaks nine languages fluently and understands more than a dozen more.

He’s what is known as a polyglot, a member of the multilingual elite who speaks six or more languages fluently. He’s also a sociolinguist who studies the revitalization of minority languages… Continue reading