Maybe the Spanish wine minister needs to become a Catavino reader. I love Bordeaux, but let’s cheer a little for the home team! Read more here.
So by now most of you know that I am a fan of Sherry. I’m not afraid to admit it, but in fact, I revel in its meaning. This noble wine that has fallen off the wagon of wine popularity […]
Have you ever opened a bottle of wine, poured yourself a small sample and a smile slowly crept across your face. What meets your olfactory receptors is a mix of fruit, spice and everything nice. In fact, you find your […]
After having written a short article on the grape Mencía I thought I would go and spread the word to others on this grapes potential for making great Spanish wine. So, with that in mind, I set about bringing a bottle […]
Hey, I found this recipe today with a recommendation to eat it while drinking a nice Rioja wine. Looks like a good idea. Personally, I would go with a Crianza so that you still have a bit of strong acidity […]
More info on the boycotting of Spanish cava. This article gives some background into the roots of the problem along what is being done to reverse it. Read about the Spanish Cava boycott here.
Carbonic Maceration: A winemaking technique used to produce light, fruity red wines with a distinctive character. This definition taken from Answers.com goes on to explain the process with which this “light fruity wine” is made. Last month, I wrote about my […]
What is Schist? To answer that question, I found a great article about Schist, written by Bill Nesto, MW. Everything you could possibly want to know about this soil type can be explained in the previous article. However, I want […]
O’Beirne operates a Spanish tour agency for travelers with his company, Magical Spain. Read about Spanish tours here.
Here is an article about the history of spanish wine, or at the very least, a brief summation of how Spain has been able to rise in the ranks. Read about Spanish wine here.