Ryan Opaz | Catavino - Part 2
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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Liquid Agnostics : We Don’t Need No Stinking Wine Snobs!

Wine has an image problem, as a result of those promoting, creating and selling it. Everyday, wineries continue to promote wine as something special, or that you the consumer need an education to truly appreciate it. And as a result, its perceived as a privileged beverage, something that demands the […]

Catavino Awarded “Best Writing” at 2010 Wine Blog Awards

Catavino has been awarded the “Best Writing on a Wine Blog” by the annual Wine Blog Awards at the 2010 North American Wine Bloggers Conference. Humbled and appreciative, it would be impossible to have won it without our dedicated community who not only voted for us, but who supports us […]

Changing Behaviors and Admitting You Are Wrong – Life Lessons

Today’s post is inspired by reflection based on an unintentional mistake. Here at Catavino, and the money making arm of our company, Catavino Marketing, we spend the majority of our time showing wineries how change can alter their current conditions. For example, simply by talking to consumers online, they can […]

Wine of the Week: Coto de Gomariz

The seasons are changing and so are many peoples wine choices. What do you notice you switch too as the temperature lowers, and the dinners become more robust? For many, sadly white wine gets sidelined due to the temperature, preferring to save those crisp whites for warm summer picnics. About […]

First Wine Print for Sale – Fall Vines in La Rioja, Spain

It’s probably no surprise for many of you to learn  that I love shooting photos. From time to time Catavino has shown pictures I have shot, and ever since Gabriella came to work full time for Catavino, we have a protocol when visiting vineyards that leads to many more exposures […]

Wake Up Spanish Wineries! Wine Pleasures is Here!

A bit of self promotion coming up. Ryan here, and come the last week in January, I will have the pleasure of speaking to a crowd of wine industry professionals about the Internets and wine, and more specifically, how to use the Interwebs to promote oneself to drum up some […]

A Series of Wine Thoughts From My Time in Minnesota

Ok, jetlag is done, culture shock is mitigated, and my life is starting to get back to its crazy usual self. I’ve inoculated my system with some fresh Iberian wines and assorted tapas. So what happened in Minnesota you may ask? Well a lot. One wedding, one 60th birthday party […]