A national treasure of Spanish wines
Issue: August 31, 2011
San Sebastián, in northwestern Spain, counts only 180,000 residents, but can make a plausible case that it's the gastronomic capital of this food-crazy country. For pilgrims with a devotion to wine, Restaurante Rekondo is their Santiago de Compostela, where the Camino ends at the tomb of the apostle James. In place of holy relics, Rekondo's cellar contains 100,000 bottles, the world's greatest collection of Spanish wine.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 26, 2011.