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Tag Archives: Txakoli

Wine and Prejudice: Spanish Wine dismissed on JamesSuckling.com

Editor’s Note: In a recent blog post about Spanish wines on James Suckling‘s website/blog, the Danish Barcelona resident, Marie von Ahm wrote an article that seemed to show a lack of understanding about modern Spanish wines. We invite you to read for context prior to continuing with this article. Catavino’s excited to […]

Chacolí: The Wild Wine of Spain

Spain is a country steeped in wine and wine-lore. Wine is important in Spain and as a consequence many wine consumers have a clear view of Spanish wines. Or rather, they think they do, as this view is almost universally red and more often than not from Rioja. Actually Spain […]

La Vuelta a España Stages 13-14: Rioja & Txakoli

In our next installment of La Vuelta a España (check out the first, second and third installments), we visit the iconic region of Rioja, and its under-appreciated neighbor, Txakoli. A few years ago, Ryan and I conducted a regional report on Rioja knowing very little about the region and its […]

Gulas and Txakoli

Editor’s Note: Once again, Janelle Norman joins us from the bustling city of Madrid to share with us her first experience eating the traditional Basque dish called, gulas. I first tried gulas at a Basque friend’s house. As he showed me how to cook these imitation baby eels, he reminisced […]