On the Grounds of Spain’s Bodega Numanthia Vineyard

Hot, dry land yields a bold but complex wine

by Alia Akkam Towering over the vineyards of Bodega Numanthia, a seemingly out-of-place steel sculpture painted copper rises from the collage of petite plots in Spain’s hot, parched Toro wine region. Resembling a jungle gym, a modern, geometric one too artful for a playground’s misadventures, the art piece appears as a mirage, glistening amid a raw backdrop of green, blue and brown hues. Climbing is …