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Wine: Pioneer in steel

by Christopher Fielden

WHEN I sat down to write this column, it was going to be about something totally different, but then I learned of the sad death of Enrique Forner. Because this name has never appeared on a wine label, I imagine that it means nothing to the average wine consumer, but he is the man who revolutionised the Rioja wine in­dustry.

His family came from Valencia, where his father was involved in politics as well as wine. When Franco came to power in 1936, the Forners went to France, ...

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