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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

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The Bimbo Grape of Valencia – Utiel-Requena’s Bobal

The Bimbo grape? As often happens, it was a fellow guiri who recently introduced me to a new discovery from Spain. Our German friend brought over a bottle of local wine to our Valencian apartment for dinner. My Canadian ears heard her German pronunciation of Bobal as boba, which left me […]

Interview with Japanese Wine Blogger Yuko Satake

Last September, Ryan and I helped judge the “Best Catalan Wine Blog Competition” for D.O. Catalunya, where we met the Japanese wine blogger, Yuko Satake (check out this article on our take of blog competitions here). Yuko, a petite, spunky and enthusiastic woman in her mid thirties, authors Vino Nos […]

Welcome Star Tribune Readers to Catavino, Our Humble Iberian Home!

Gabriella and Ryan would like to welcome all of you who read the recently published article in the Star Tribune, our hometown paper from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bill Ward, the Star Tribune’s wine and food writer, was kind enough to meet with Ryan, while sending some additional questions to Gabriella, in […]