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

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Was Christopher Columbus Catalan?
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Was Christopher Columbus Catalan?

The origins of Christopher Columbus are shrouded in mystery and show definite characteristics of a political cover-up. What seems extremely clear is that the idea of a humble Genoese wool weaver’s son gaining favour with kings and leading an expensive expedition to discover the New World is highly implausible. Continue reading