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!
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Tag Archives: Moscatel

From Churros to Cocas, and from Chocolate to Moscatels, Life in Spain can be Ever so Sweet

“Wow, Spain…” That was the typical reaction that we got from fellow Canadians when we told them of our plans to relocate here.  It’s difficult to express on paper just how much was communicated with those two little words.  Curiosity, mystery, romance, confusion – it was all there, every time. […]

Bodega Profile – Bodegas Osborne S.A. – DO Jerez

Osborne is Spain’s most prestigious producer of wines and spirits. Headquartered in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain, in the famous brandy and sherry-producing region of Jerez. Osborne currently produces world-renowned brandy, sherry, port, fine regional wines and anise liqueur.
Founded in 1772, Osborne is one of the oldest firms of wine and spirit producers in Spain. The firm’s industrial and commercial activities were started by Thomas Osborne Mann, an Englishman. Upon Mann’s death, his sons, Thomas and John, inherited the business.