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Madrid to Mendoza - Nadia Harón, Cook

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by Sorrel Moseley-Williams for the Buenos Aired Herald

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From: San Sebastián, Spain
Lives: Mendoza
Education: Pharmacy degree at Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Profession: Cook at Urban at O.Fournier and Nadia OF
Currently reading: El hombre que amaba a los perros by Leonardo Padura
Last film: Something with my children
Gadget: My mobile phone

When her husband purchased some land in Uco Valley 15 years ago, Spanish pharmacist Nadia Harón assumed his decision was an impulsive whim. But after six years of annual visits, the couple and their two children moved to Mendoza to run O.Fournier winery, a decision which meant the San Sebastián transplant could indulge her own hobby of cooking. Now a mother of four, she runs Urban restaurant and Nadia OF.

Nadia says: “My first visit to Argentina was in March 2000, and our move here was a progressive one. My husband José Manuel had bought an estate – which was where the O.Fournier winery project would then be located – and I came with my eldest, Carmén, who was very young at that point, just three. In the beginning... (Read More)