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Setúbal’s Moveable Feast
: White wine and oysters

Ernest Hemingway writes of Paris in his A Moveable Feast, but the oysters he mentions could have been from Setúbal. “As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent […]

Wines for Spring Part 1: The Reds

The northeast US has just had yet another blizzard with up to or over a foot of snow in some places; here in London the temperature hovers around 0°C and the rest of Europe, except perhaps Greece, seems also to be caught in the relentless clutches of winter. However, it […]

Setúbal, Portugal: The Underrated Region

Ahh Setúbal. I honestly don’t believe that I’ve given this Portuguese city justice throughout my past articles with Catavino. For being one of my most frequented cities outside of Lisbon, I’ve only mentioned it as a logistical landmark in reference to other cities. But now it’s time to present you […]