Today I have an interview with Andrew Holod of Grapes of Spain. Andrew is the Marketing Manager for this exclusively Spanish portfolio, and also one of the top Spanish wine importers in the US market. Here’s a short intro taken from their Portfolio: ABOUT THE COMPANY Grapes of Spain, Inc. […]
Give your eyes a rest, and instead, listen to us talk about: Iberian wine news and industry trends, in addition to interviews with winemakers, vineyards owners, wine retailers, wine importers, restaurateurs and sommeliers.
Having fun here at FENAVIN 2007! I’ve been tasting a lot of good wine, while meeting some interesting people. With so much wine at my disposal, I figured it would be appropriate if I taste some Albariño as it’s the wine of the month here at Catavino. I had the […]
Today, I bring you a fun interview with the German winemaker, Alexandra Schmedes of the Spanish Bodega, Ercavio. Located just outside Toledo in the region of Castilla LaMancha, Ercavio wines are starting to show up on the international scene with big points and high accolades. At Vino Ãƒâ€°lite last week, […]
When I was down in the Alicante a while back I had a chance to visit a winery who makes a wine I love very much. This region is not known for it’s rain but the day we arrived it was raining like no other. Anyways, I did get the […]
What is Fondillon? Fondillon is a lost Spanish wine from Alicante and a great drink before or after dinner. Listen to today’s show and learn about Fondillon, its history, how it is made and the mysteries surrounding it. Unfortuantely, if you want to taste Fondillon, I’m afraid you might need […]
Yeah, I’m milking it, I know, but we had to open a nice bottle of Cava and celebrate a little last night. Grilled steaks, calçots, brussel sprouts with mushrooms and a 2004 Rivola, from Abadia Retuerta. Incredible night and I learned one important thing to remember, 2004 Ribera del Duero, […]
SO I sat down today to write a short post. I’ve been meaning to get to this for awhile. Turns out some of my grape vines buds popped out new leaves last week. A fact that means that Summer is arriving a bit ahead of schedule. Hence I thought all […]
Ok a quick return to podcasting. Too many thoughts all at once, so out it comes in a verbal stream. Monologues for the masses, or at least the Iberian wine masses!
This week I have an interview with the Iberian wine specialist for Sam’s Wines and Spirits in Chicago, Angel Aguilar. We talk about his start in wine, and some of the directions he sees Iberian wine headed. Along with getting a few recommendations for wines that he likes right now. […]
From the moment it began, the Podcast world has had me mesmerized by its streaming audio, sparse commercials and great content. Tim Elliot at Winecast was the first wine geek to jump into this new technology, and we’ve been fans from the beginning. Hence, it is of no surprise that […]