I really love Catavino – it’s such an informative and innovative source of information on Spanish & Portuguese wines. The food of the region is key, but it’s just as vital to know about the great wines available too. This is the place to find out!
Jose Pizzaro http://www.josepizarro.com

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WBW 29 – Biodynamic Wines

With Ryan having a wonderful time experiencing the international wine scene from the comfort of our own cellar in the USA, I took it upon myself to tackle Lenndevour’s Wine Blog Wednesday for myself, which so happens to be on biodynamic wines and hosted by Fork and Bottle. Allow me […]

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from Chicago! It has been four days since I have seen Spain, almost two weeks for Ryan, and we are enjoying our visit thoroughly. It is not to say the transition hasn’t been a little strange though considering we are once again surrounded in our native language of […]

Esentia Tours

Esentia Tours is a small travel agency specializing in authentic culinary experiences for the discerning traveler. We believe that one of the best ways to learn about a culture is through its gastronomy. Each month we offer a different 5-day program based on a “flavor of the month,” as well as programs in Barcelona and 1-day workshops. We have some incredible Michelin-starred chefs working with us, and all of our programs are hands-onâ€â€perfect for food lovers and aspiring chefs alike. Come with us on a journey through Catalonia that will indulge your palate, sate your hungers, and stimulate your senses!

Wine News from Around the Web-o-Sphere

“Around The Web” this week is sprinkled with a pinch of sound decision making, a dash of politics and a splash of statistics. Sound Decision Making Janis Robinson, a world renown wine critic, recently posted an interesting article on her site about the 2006 Rioja Vintage. According to Janis, The […]

Day Trip to Bodega Torres

  Editor’s note: This article was written in 2006, and I am no longer an English teacher, but the information here is as relevant now as it was then. Iberia does not hide winemaking from children, nor do I sense they ever will.   Allow me to begin this post […]