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Black Gold Rush

Fortune seekers and wine pioneers stake their claim in Spain's emerging Ribera del Duero region
Bruce Schoenfeld
Issue: January 31, 2002

Telmo Rodriguez rolls up a dirt driveway in a Mercedes SUV, coming to a stop before the open doors of a warehouse winery deep in Spain's Ribera del Duero region. Surrounded by mounds of rock-strewn soil, the winery looks as though it didn't exist until just a short time ago.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2002.

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