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Ready, Set, Go…NY, SF, NY…A Whirlwind of Fun!

As you read this, we’re most likely struggling to get comfortable in our cramped Delta seats, eating bland airline food, while on our way to NY. Well, correction, Ryan is grumbling in his beer, while Gabriella is stretched out lengthwise basking in the roominess of her seat. Clearly genetics has […]

Catavino Tasting Portuguese Wines in Oporto at Essencia do Vinho

If you’ve been following us on Twitter (Catavino), you’re most likely savvy to the fact that we’re enjoying ourselves in the historic Palacio da Bolsa, while judging wines from across Portugal. This morning, with approximately 20 other judges, we tasted 10 whites from the 2007 vintage, 27 reds and 5 […]

Catavino Heads to London: Iberian Wine Tasting at Vinoteca!!

So guess who’s going to London? I’ll give you a hint, these two individuals always come as a pair and are typically considered exact opposites in appearance: one short and one tall, one with hair and one without, one bubbly and one a straight shooter. Maybe it’s a little too […]

Elation and Post EWBC 2008 Depression

Sitting in front of the computer preparing to sum up my experience at the European Wine Blogger Conference, I literally feel speechless. Are there words for my emotions, my feeling of warmth and excitement for what’s occurred, along with a touch of sadness and depression I’ve been feeling now that […]

Wine, Books, Conferences, and the 2008 Vintage

It’s crunch time here at the Spanish office of the European Wine Bloggers Conference. Every day a new issue, a new question, and the realization that we forgot to do something! 🙂 That combined with a now ever expanding desire from non-delegates to join the already full ranks, is leading […]