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Oz Clarke’s Rant with Catavino

In January, for those of you who weren’t following our play by play of the II International Conference on Climate and Wine, Catavino spent three days cornering wine celebrities, in order to get a better sense as to how wine is being affected both now and in the future by […]

Wine Blogger Challenge – Dig deep and investigate

Sorry to our readers of Iberian wine news, because today, is a blogger show. I listen to TWIT religiously. If you are even tangentially interested in the online tech world, I highly suggest it. Each week, they talk about gadgets, websites and online issues, and occasionally, it directly applies to […]

Catavino moves to a more precise 1000 point scale

We know that we’ve bitched and complained since the start about our distaste for the now ubiquitous 100pt scale popularized by Robert Parker. We’ve whined about how it was not fair, nor possible to give wines a rating where we had to choose between 90pts and 89pts. Can a wine […]

Iberian Links around the Web

Having been over a month since we’ve provided you a comprehensive list of fun links to check out, we thought the time had finally come send your mouse a clickin’. Additionally, as we’re preparing for a mega grill out tomorrow afternoon among friends, each bringing their own item for the […]

Finalist for the 2008 American Wine Blog Awards!

The results are in and Catavino has been announced as a finalist in the 2008 American Wine Blog Awards! Hosted by Tom Wark of Fermentations, we are elated to be nominated for The Best Single Subject Wine Blog. Thank you! Over the past three years, what started as journal of […]

Interview with Excel Wines

A few months ago, Ryan received the first of many email correspondences from Excel Wines, asking for more information about Catavino. Who is Excel Wines, you ask?! Anna Axén from Sweden, Sandy Tay from Malaysia and Ane Miren Lambe from Ireland manage and run this Internet Spanish wine retail shop […]

Alimentaria, the Good and the Bad!

Whew, our dog’s are a barking! To travel to Alimentaria, a gourmet food and wine show in the heart of Barcelona, is true dedication on our part. Although Ryan warned me after attending last year’s event, I wasn’t prepared for the sheer effort. To merely stand at the front door […]

How do We Teach Old World Winemakers New Tricks?

In Al Gore’s speech to us in the final hour of the II International Conference on Climate and Wine, he was asked by an attendee of the conference if children were being adequately educated on the topic of climate change. His response was simply that no, they weren’t, but that […]