Iberian Peninsula | Catavino - Part 3
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

Tag Archives: Iberian Peninsula

Bacalhau: The Staple of Portuguese Cuisine

Bacalhau is Portuguese for dry, salted cod, and referred to as Bacalao in Spain or Bacala in Italy. Today we take a look at it from a Portuguese perspective. Historically, Bacalhau was the staple for these three predominately Catholic countries during Lent, when meat was considered a forbidden food. And […]

Tourism = Explore, So Why Not Join Us On Our Adventures?

When we redesigned Catavino, we felt a need to expand our conversation, while allowing for a more diverse array of topics. One of our choices was to create a tourism category. We love helping to promote travel to Spain and Portugal, but in all fairness, almost everything we cover contains […]

Top 5 Romantic Spanish and Portuguese Wines

Valentine’s Day is once again upon us; a day for which some ignore, some rebel against, and some embrace for fear of reprisal. However, there are those that actually like this intensely guilt ridden and consumer frenzied day, regardless of its flaws, as they see it as an opportunity to […]

Iberian Reflections on 2008: We’ve Come a Long Way!

It was 4 yrs ago today that Gabriella was packing the last of her clothes, running from store to store trying to get last minute items, and preparing herself for what by some accounts would be her biggest adventure to date. I was working at a small wine/beer/liquor store, and […]

6 Things you Don’t Know about Catavino

We were recently “tagged” by Enobytes in an internet meme circling the web that requires participants to list six things that most people don’t know about them, and then in turn, “tag” six more people (in our case, wine bloggers) to continue the meme. For those of you who don’t […]