The Vega Sicilia extravaganza

Vega Sicilia magnums

Forty magnums of Vega Sicilia Único. All in a day's work?

Those with long memories may remember that at the beginning of 2020, still blissfully ignorant of COVID-19, I published a set of New Year’s resolutions. The last but by no means least of them was to hope to achieve ‘less work, more perk’.

If ever there were an example of a perk at its most unbelievably attractive it was an event organised earlier this month by the owner of Vega Sicilia, the Ribera del Duero pioneer. Pablo Álvarez and his family took over this 1,000-hectare (2,470-acre) estate (of...