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Saturday Night Wine Tasting

Last weekend, we had the privilege of conducting our very first wine tasting in Barcelona. Completely informal – meaning sans Power Point, sommelier cup and Ryan in a suit (and if you believe that we’ve ever conducted a wine tasting in this manner, I have a bridge to sell you) […]

Springtime at Catavino

As the temperature soars in the 70′s here in Catalunya, we thought it was time to do some “spring cleaning”. Sure it’s March, but as with all international weather abnormalities as of recent, it is of no surprise that we thought a new look accompanied by a faster server was […]

Latest Iberian Wine Update

As Saturday has finally arrived, it is time to take a look around the web as to what has crossed our path this week: Hold Placed against Restricting Alcohol Ads Spain had proposed a restriction against alcohol advertising in attempt to lower the rate of under-age drinking. In the past […]

Cap de Barbaria

Cap de Barbaria Petit Hotel stands in a wine-producing estate. Consequently, we wanted to create a small unique vineyard in 1999 that produces the best quality of wine possible from the Cap de Barbaria terroir. The hotel and restaurant were originally a grand estate fromt he 1600s that was restored into both a quaint exclusive hotel and a restaurant renown for its French Mediterranean cuisine.

Callet

Callet is not an internationally known red grape, but one that has made itself a name throughout Mallorca, Spain. In the past, it was considered a rustic grape used only for making young rosés and reds, but has now lent itself to making deep-coloured, low-alcohol blends. When blended with varieties […]