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!
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Granacha Blanca Makes Great Wine

In Spain, Garnacha Blanca has remained an important varietal, albeit minor, lending both body and fruit to the white wines of [Alella->http://www.doalella.com/], [Priorato->http://www.winesfromspain.com/icex/cda/controller/pageGen/0,3346,1549487_4946338_4944445_1108_-1,00.html], [Tarragona->http://www.winesfromspain.com/icex/cda/controller/pageGen/0,3346,1549487_4946338_4944445_1127_-1,00.html], [Navarra->http://www.vinonavarra.com/] and [Rioja->http://www.riojawine.com/]. While wonderful for backing up rich white blends, with better wine making technology some winemakers have learned to make quality wines from Granacha Blanca all by itself.

Interview – Christopher Cannan of Europvin

A few months ago, I attended Spain’s largest wine show [FENAVIN->http://www.fenavin.org/entrada.php], the equivalent to France’s [VINEXPO->http://www.vinexpo.com], and was fortunate enough to taste through some wines with the well-known wine exporter Christopher Cannan. Christopher’s company [Europvin->http://www.europvin.com] is a name synonymous with […]

Spanish Wine News

Starting today, I am adding a new feature to Catavino that I hope people will find helpful when looking to learn more about Spanish and Portuguese wines. Each week, I will take the latest headlines from around the world and […]