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Tag Archives: Japan

Unusual Spanish Bedfellows: Garnatxa Beer

The names we give to our fermented friends are often misleading and do more to confuse than to clarify. People consistently tell me that I’m a beer person or a wine person, when in reality, you are making a pretty large generalization by lumping all liquids in one group. For […]

Tempura: Portugal’s Prized Gift to Japan

A few weeks ago, we attended the wedding of a dear Portuguese friend of ours in Porto who ensured that every single moment of the event was accompanied by an enormous assortment of food. From fresh fish to local cheeses and everything in between, the 12 hour long celebration was […]

Informative and Effective Codes on Wine Lables in Spain

A few months ago, we shared a crazy idea with you to use the QRcode on winery labels so as to provide more information to the consumer. Two of Catavino Marketing’s clients are now using this technology; and today, we want to refer you to the very first, as far […]

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 […]

QR Code and Wine – Another Zany Idea from Catavino

Gabriella here, hoping to provide you a dash of clarity as to what happened in yesterday’s post. The image you saw was not an elaborate crossword puzzle, nor was our aim to hypnotize you, unless that translated to you sending us cases of great wine. Our intention was to introduce […]