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Spanish Champagne (Cava) – Penedes, Codorniu Cava Bodega and berries with cava-honey syrup

April 3, 2014

My culinary “must do” list while traveling in Spain included a visit to a cava bodega in Penedes.┬áPenedes is the Spanish Cava region in Catalunya, located just outside beautiful Barcelona, easily accessible by car or by train. Cava, a.k.a. Spanish Champagne, has been produced in this region since 1872 when a local wine maker produced the first sparkling wine made in the traditional champagne method. The wine was called Spanish champagne until fairly recently when... View Article