Julio and Amalia Palmaz came from their native
The winery, built upon the remains of a long-fallow property established in the late 1800s, has garnered as many glowing reviews for its facility as it has for the wines. The underground, gravity-flow operation, hewn from living rock, has been compared to Star Wars and James Bond films for its futuristic appealâ??though the notion of gravity flow to treat the grapes and young wines as gently as possible seems to be a timeless one. (It's worth a look at the winery's website, www.palmazvineyards.com for a more complete picture of both wines and winery.)
Amalia Palmaz, the winery's president, is returning to
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