The vineyards surrounding the ancient village of San Vicente de la Sonsierra in the La Rioja region of northern Spain make one of the most picturesque scenes in all of Spain, perhaps all of Europe. Many of the vines are at least 80 to 100 years old.
|Set on a hill surrounded by a wall that incorporates a church, a castle and the chapel of Vera Cruz, where I believe the world's only ancestral procession of Los Picaos takes place. Surrounding the vineyard are rolling hills studded with old-vine vineyards.|
|The sun sets behind the village of San Vicente de la Sonsierra perched on a hill top in the La Rioja region of northern Spain. Many of the approximately 1200 village people work in the surrounding vineyards and farmland.|
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