Aranda de Duero is a town located approximately 2 hours from everything. When I was visiting Aranda this past week, my friendly guide summed it up simply by stating, “Aranda de Duero is two hours from Madrid, just over two hours […]
What makes Pingus worth it, or what makes it so pricey. Maybe it has something to do with scarcity? Here is a fun larticle about Peter Sisseck’s Pingus. Read about this expensive Spanish wine
More praise for this important and tasty D.O. Great little article with some history and tasting notes. Read all about Spanish wine from Priorat.
Evidently, red wine has a component that helps keep the flu from mutating. Good news for us wine drinkers! Read about wine stopping the flu !
Just wanted to post a quick note to say I’m still here. I just got back from a 2 day trip to Ribera del Duero where I visited two bodegas and talked with a new wine tour company. I had […]
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 […]