September 15, 1997 Codorníu Pops the Corks for Lavish Cava Birthday In 1872, José Raventós emerged from his cool cava (cellar) near Barcelona and popped the cork on the first bottle of Spanish sparkling wine made by the method used for Champagne.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 1997.
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