Italy | Catavino
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: Italy

Alghero: Where Catalan and Sardinian Cuisine Merge

Imagine a social event in Italy or Spain and you are likely to conjure up images of long lunches over copious glasses of wine, children running amok among 1,001 family members, a powerful mother figure who unequivocally has the final word, and ridiculous amounts of food. While these two countries […]

Pitarra Wines: Spanish Wines Made with Flor

In summer, there are many reasons to seek mental comfort on this side of the Atlantic. Summer is a season traditionally associated to taking it easy and thinking lightly, or not at all, and Spain is no better location for such activities. On the other hand, we are acutely aware that Europe […]

Come Fare il Prosciutto di Montone or How to Make Ram Ham

A week ago, I was in the south of Italy for the Radici del Sud festival to judge wines made from indigenous Italian grapes. Joining the likes of Jancis Robinson and Jeremy Parzen of DoBianchi.com, I explored a wide variety of styles and quality levels of wines from southern Italy, […]