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

I’m Back!

I’m not sure I knew what I was getting into when I started this site. Not knowing anything about web-design, or CSS, I naively thought this would be a fun way to talk about Spanish and Portuguese wine with the […]

Podcasting

With the boom in Blogging, you like me might have missed out on a few new technologies associated with it. One of these is Podcasting: a new way to broadcast yourself online for free. Nowadays, with sites like [podcasting.com->http://podcasting.com/] helping […]

Bierzo, a New Taste of Spain – New York Times

Within a span of an hour yesterday, we received notification from friends and family about an [article published in the in the New York Times->http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/31/dining/31wine.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5070&en=bec36bad8a7271f8&ex=1149825600&emc=eta1], about the Spanish wine region of [Bierzo->http://www.crdobierzo.es/]. It’s great to know that people are looking […]

Rejadorada

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to find myself in Toro – a small town located in the Castile y León region of Spain – which is one of the most exciting up and coming wine regions. Known for […]

62 D.O.’s

According to more than one source, the total amount of Denominación de Origens (DO) number anywhere from 60 to 64 with more applying each year. That being said, I’m proud to announce that I now have links to at least […]

Wine Blog’s

I found an interesting article on a [website->http://www.corktease.com/2005/07/20/wine-blogs-are-gathering-momentum/] about [another->http://fermentations.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/07/whats_going_on_.html] site. It turns out that there are a lot of us doing this “wine blog” thing, and in my opinion, that’s a good thing. What I tend to see when […]

Rosé’s of Navarra

I went to a tasting a couple of days ago at [Lavinia->http://www.lavinia.es/dsp/?disp=home.HomeDispatcher&Code1=1789460937&Code2=169] in Madrid and had the chance to try about a dozen wines – some great and some not so hot. Currently, the weather here is down-right balmy, and […]