Catavino keeps you current not only with the remarkable wine developments in Spain and Portugal, two of the most dynamic wine producers on the planet, but you'll learn about food trends, new dishes and restaurants and the ancient and modern cultures on the Iberian Peninsula. And you may not notice it, but Catavino also happens to be one of smoothest designed websites you'll have the pleasure of visiting.
Doug Frost MS/MW

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I’m a big fan of the Bulletin Board over at There is a lot of good information and lively discussions that help keep people talking about wine. Today, I was doing my daily perusing on the site, I came across this THREAD. Any of you with an interest in […]

FENAVIN- Wine and the Media

I was lucky enough to make it to [FENAVIN->] this year and have a chance to taste through a wide range of styles both new and old. What I did not get a chance to do was to make to any of the conferences. Having an American perspective on wine […]

Sherry Wines in Canada

If you haven’t fallen in love with sherry yet, and you live in Canada, then this is the article for you. If only more places would take up the cause of [Sherry->@wikipedia]. Personally, it took me a short while to fall in love with it, thanks to a teacher of […]

Corked again

Last night was hot and steamy here in Madrid providing the perfect excuse to cool off with a nice rosé. My choice was a [granache->] from [Navarra->]: often crisp and clean with a strawberry and light spice component. I thought it would do the trick when paired with a braised […]

New Food Article

Make sure to head over to [Mad About Madrid->] to check out my lastest [restaurant review->]. Vinoteca Barbechera is a great place in downtown Madrid to try some of Spain’s finest wines. Make sure to let me know what you think. Till soon, Ryan

How to taste

With some searching, I came across this site: Hmm, you say it sounds similar to catavino…well, I only wish I had as cool graphics as he does! This site helps you learn more about the most fundamental part of wine appreciation: Tasting!, and with its nifty graphics, it really […]

Spanish Sidra

In an effort to cover all aspects of the Spanish beverage market, I’d like to offer this quick snapshot of Sidra – a dry or sweet, lightly alcoholic, beverage made from fermented apples. Before I came to Spain, I expected to find wine and good food. These were givens in […]