Laura Catena: Gold in the Vineyards, Ep. 22

Courtesy of Catena Zapata

What makes a great vineyard great? Laura Catena, of Argentina’s leading Catena Zapata Winery and the Catena Institute, set out on a mission to discover what the world’s best wines have in common. Instead of telling these vineyard stories the traditional, boring way, Laura takes Gold in the Vineyards readers through an illustrated, colorful, fun and compelling journey around the world, weaving in tales of love, war, betrayal, sibling rivalry, royalty and more, that keep you turning the page to find out what happens next.

Each of the 12 short chapters focuses on one vineyard and the wine produced from it. Laura says there is gold in these magical vineyard, where soils, climate, grape variety, family and history come together to create wines with a distinct taste and sense of place.

Tune in to meet Laura – a woman who balances working with her family’s Argentine winery and being an ER doctor in San Francisco – and hear the story of how the Catenas also found vinous gold in Mendoza’s highest altitudes at the foot of the majestic Andes Mountains.

The Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina. Courtesy of Catena Zapata.

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