Wine | Catavino - Part 48
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Pancho Campo Poses a Question for Al Gore on Wine and Market Choices

After Gore’s speech, the keynote speaker at the II International Conference on Climate and Wine in Barcelona was allotted a certain amount of time dedicated to questions and answers. One question fielded by Pancho Campo and asked of Al Gore was, “what is the responsibility of the wine industry in […]

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 […]

Bodega Profile – Heretat Mestres – D.O. Cava

During our first visit to Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, I couldn’t help but notice how Cava houses were as prevalent as fast food chains in the States. Walk up any narrow, windy street lined with quaint bread shops, boutique jewelry stores and fruit stands and inevitably, you’ll find yourself vying for […]

The Source of Pedro Ximénez: D.O. Montilla-Moriles

Editor’s Note: A short while ago, a friend, and cohort, of ours contributed a piece on the the region of Montilla Moriles, located in the southern political region of Andalusia; along with its indigenous grape, Pedro Ximenez. Being that PX is a wonderful wine to sip after dinner on a […]

Birth Year Wines

Birthdays for me are a bit arbitrary. One year I feel younger, the next older. No matter the date, tomorrow means I’m one day older than I was the day before, another notch on the bedpost. So I wonder why wine geeks get so wound up about birth year wines. […]

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 […]