This is an indispensable tool for those who want to follow, in English, what really goes on in the world of Spanish and Portuguese wines – lively, informative and, most important, first-hand, on-the-scene knowledge!
Victor de la Serna

Archive by Author

Iberian Wine News from Around the Web

Torres China is an e-commerce site marketed towards the 100 billion Chinese Internet interested in purchasing their wines online. Now with the help of Baron Philippe Rothschild, who recently bought 10 percent of the company, projected figures are expected to increase beyond the 54.4% growth seen in 2006. Personally, I just hope this doesn’t mean a decrease in sake consumption.

Participate in a Wine Tasting

Today is my very first day as a full-time member of Catavino! How exciting! After two and a half years of teaching English to investment and private bankers, CEO’s of international corporations, web designers, writers, airline attendants, sales reps for firewall software, along with college, high school, grammar school and […]

Chapter 3: Aragón

There is absolutely nothing like sitting down with a cup of coffee on a hazy Saturday morning to the sound of parrots and song birds singing cheerfully outside my terrace to entice me into beginning Chapter 3 of Julian Jeff’s “The Wines of Spain”. After diving head first into Chapter […]

Tapas at El Xampanyet

We’ve lived in Terrassa, Spain for almost year now and on the rare occasion do we actually make the effort to go to Barcelona. It’s not that we don’t have an interest, because who wouldn’t want to experience the magic and mystery of the winding medieval streets and small boutique […]

The Perfect Spanish Wine Evening

I’ve been asked on many occasions what the perfect evening would look like to me, and I am fairly certain I’ve always had the same basic themes that have altered only slightly: music, food, wine and conversation. Sometimes the conversation is with myself over a great book, which is currently […]

Iberian Wine News from Around the Web

London International Wine Tasting From May 22 through the 24, 90 Spanish wineries representing different appellations throughout Spain were represented at the London International Wine & Spirits Fair at the Excel International Exhibition Centre. Some of the regions showcased include: Madrid, La Rioja, Badajoz, Álava, Barcelona, Cádiz, Albacete, La Coruña, […]