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Cuban Wines Take Off Near Missile Site

Issue: May 15, 1998

May 15, 1998 Cuban Wines Take Off Near Missile Site In 1962, missile installations constructed by the Soviet Union near San Cristóbal, Cuba, sent the world to the brink of nuclear war. Today, three Italians are working together near the former missile site to produce the first wines of the island.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 1998.

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