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Wine, etc.: Travel Spain by taking in some great wines at home

2017
11 April
2017-04-11 00:00:00
2017-04-11 00:00:00

Wine, etc.: Travel Spain by taking in some great wines at home

 

Every July hundreds of thousands of people make a pilgrimage from the Pyrenees on France's border to Santiago de Compostela on Spain's northwest coast.

The passage is historically known as the El Camino de Santiago or Way of St. James, a route taken by pilgrims who were delivering the remains of St James for burial. Alas, the good apostle was beheaded during the Middle Ages for preaching the gospel in Spain.

Theoretically, to finish the 1,500-mile trek is penance for one's sins, but many people make it for the heck of it. Fortunately for the weary, most routes conveniently pass through Spain's wine country where one's thirst can be sinfully slaked. There's nothing like slugging down some wine on the way to confession.

We like to walk, but pounding the asphalt for absolution and wine isn't on our bucket lists. We're good for looking at a map, however, and pretending.

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