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Lesser Known Wines of Catalunya Not to MISS!

That very first glass of Spanish wine – the wine that opened pandora’s box – consisted of a deep red from Rioja. Surrounded by expats, while lounging on a terrace in Madrid, the conversation turned from jovial bantering to obstinance. Don’t you know that Spain only had one decent wine region? That only […]

Bar Zim: A Wine Bar Boasting of Rustic Authenticity

Finding a quality “wine bar” in Barcelona is like finding a tapas restaurant without cured Spanish ham, challenging! For me, a quality wine bar isn’t about pomp and flash, nor is it about who can have the most wines from Rioja. A quality wine bar doesn’t need an attractive metrosexual […]

Assumptions versus Reality: What is DO Montsant

This past weekend was a whirlwind of activity for Catavino, as we shot about the wine region of Montsant for 3 days of intense wine tasting and sightseeing. It was approximately 4 years ago when we first visited Montsant, and having only made handful of trips back to the region […]

Last Day of Catavino’s Stay in D.O. Montsant

Sitting under a 100+ year old pine tree at Mas Figueres Hotel, drinking fresh squeezed orange juice, while nibbling on jamon iberico, lomo, fuet, triangular sliced of manchego cheese, fruit plucked from orchards located not 50 meters away, and a small freshly baked apple pastry – life couldn’t be better. […]