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: rioja wine

White Rioja: A story of redemption

Editor’s Note: In the run up to the #EWBC (#DWCC) happening next week, Tara O’Leary, has placed the spotlight on what makes Rioja white wine such a treasure! Spain, the country of matadors, Gaudí and Rafa Nadal; of vibrant fiestas, flamenco and fútbol; of tapas, paella and manchego; of Sherry, Cava and […]

More Tales from La Rioja

Editor’s Note: This was technically written a few days ago, while we were still in Rioja, but due to limited computer access, we were unable to post it. Enjoy! It’s always incredible to have that rare moment when you wake up at 6:45am and feel fantastic.The last few days, I’ve […]

How to Read a Rioja Wine Label

This article is not only written for those of you who feel a little skittish around foreign terms like crianza and gran reserva, but also for those self-proclaimed wine experts who think they’ve got the Spanish nomenclature of aging down flat. In Iberia, terminology is defined by each Denominacion de […]