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Christine Parkinson, One of the UK’s Most Respected On-Trade Personalities, Picks Six Spanish Wines Sure to Bring Success To Restaurant lists.
Discover the six Spanish wines that, in the opinion of expert Christine Parkinson, should not be missing on a restaurant wine list.