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Exploring Portugal’s Wines, Beers, Coffees, Teas, and Spirits

written by Ryan Opaz | 27th June 2019

From celebratory events to intimate family gatherings, the beverages we enjoy today tell a rich story of our cultural past. Coffee, tea, spirits, wine and beer are weaved into our everyday lives and Portugal is no exception. Portugal is not only an avid consumer of these drinks, but they are key players in both discovering and spreading their influence...

Portuguese wine tastings at theLAB in Porto!

written by Ryan Opaz | 8th May 2019

Catavino’s new space in the heart of Porto called, theLAB, will now be hosting wine tastings! Today, we’re launching two fabulous tastings worthy of checking out: Introduction to Portuguese Wine Tasting , Portuguese: Organic and Natural Wine Tasting or simply create a Private Custom Wine Tasting just for you! The first tasting is an introduction to Portuguese wine, top to...
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The History of Portugal in 5 Glasses

In light of Portugal’s distinct role in their global success, discover the history and methodology behind your favorite liquids....

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Portuguese: Organic and Natural Wine Tasting

For thousands of years, Portugal has not only made wine but has been very natural in its production. It...

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Group Porto, Portugal

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Introduction to Portuguese Wine Tasting

Portugal not only lays claim to founding one of the very first demarcated wine regions in the world, the...

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Catavino’s new space! Welcome to theLAB

written by Ryan Opaz | 20th March 2019

After 15 years of living in Iberia, we can look back with pride at a very long and satisfying list of adventures, experiences, and travels. We’ve soared all over Europe to taste homemade foods in the comfort of people’s homes, old wines in even older cellars, swanky bars in the limelight of the cities, and everything in between. It’s...

How I became a Knight of the Port Wine Brotherhood

written by Ryan Opaz | 13th July 2016

Recently, I was enthroned into the Confraria do Vinho do Porto (Port Wine Brotherhood) as a Cavaleiro (Knight) in “recognition for my dedication and service to Port Wine.” Understandably, I was incredibly honored, but my invitation also came with several questions as to what exactly occurred. For this reason, I wanted to share a short explanation of what the...

4 Must Eat Sandwiches of Porto!

written by Ryan Opaz | 6th June 2016

For me, the sandwich is the pinnacle of the food pyramid. Sure I love fine dining, a good seafood feast, or a perfectly prepared piece of roasted meat; but in the end, I will always long for the great sandwich. When you have 2 slices of the perfect rustic bread holding together a selection of vegetables, meats and cheeses...

Wines of Portugal Annual Tasting in London – Lindley Hall

written by Ryan Opaz | 9th March 2016

Living in Portugal, it’s a challenge to come up with a solid reason to fly to London for a Portuguese wine tasting, unless I’m already there! As a result of my article “On Wine. A Tragedy.“, I was asked to give a speech that coincided with this years Wines of Portugal Annual Tasting. Considering the two gigs were just a stone’s throw...
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