Wine Education | Catavino - Part 3
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Interview with Paulo Amorim of ViniPortugal

Last month, when we were in Portugal for Essencia do Vinho, we had the fortunate experience of meeting Paulo Amorim, Vice President of ViniPortugal. Well, to be perfectly frank, we didn’t just “meet” Paulo, we were required spend several days glued to his side, since he was one of the […]

Iberian Wine Wiki – Well Sort of (project closed)

According to Dictionary.com a Wiki is defined as: A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. Catavino.net’s definition of the Iberian Wine Wiki is as such: A repository for our research into the grape varietals and regions of Spain and Portugal. The main […]

How to Remove Wine Stains: From Port Saturated Luggage

Leaving Spain at 7am to arrive at in Norway a little after dusk, we followed the heavy shoulders of other weary travels towards the baggage claim where we waited patiently for our large black bags brimming with clothing, gifts, and bottles upon bottles of cava, sherry and port wine. As […]

Brut vs Brut Nature: Where Ignorance is the Only Winner

Yesterday, we met with Raventos i Blanc, a winery whose history and property is directly tied to Cava. I won’t reveal much about the winery, as we’re working on a bodega profile as we speak (read more), but I will say that both their winery and their products are second […]

Portuguese Sparkling Wines

Editor’s Note: During our month long dedication to Cava wine, we’ve made a little detour to the west, bringing you a unique style of sparkling wine elaborated in the heart of Portugal. However, when starting this article, I quickly realized that I dove into a subject that few have tackled. […]

Quiz! 13 Facts about Cava Wine

Yesterday, we traveled two hours due west by train to Villafranca del Penedes, where met with the regulating council of Cava in order to provide you the nitty gritty on what does and does not constitute a Cava wine. However, in light of our meeting, we quickly realized that Cava […]

The End of Port and the Beginning of Cava

Hah! How about these photos to wake you out of your lazy Monday slumber! Makes you think twice before making a big toothy grin at someone after drinking a few glasses of port, doesn’t it? Ahhh, but it’s worth it. If you should find yourself with a purple tongue from […]