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Catavino Begins Cultivating a New Writer: Hello Baby!

Red GrapeTime for the big announcement, something that will make our wine tastings a touch more exhilarating. We both are very excited, and proud, to announce that the Opaz family is soon to be “Plus One”. Shocked? Well, so are we! Life is about to get a bit more challenging and a whole lot more rewarding.

In all honestly, we figured we needed a little extra adventure in our lives, and a baby alone just doesn’t cut it. Where’s the challenge?! Instead, we’ve upped the ante by choosing to:

What? Too much? Nah, we’ve tackled this level of insanity before, and we’ll do it again! Plus, we know we have a great community to fall back on when times get tough. We consider ourselves incredibly fortunate.

To date, we do not know the sex of the child, and we won’t know for another few months, but that hasn’t stopped us from coming up with a laundry list of wine inspired names including:

  • Amphora – But what would the nickname be…“Hey Amph” – yeah, no
  • Arinto – Cute, but eh, doesn’t quite cut it
  • Tempranillo – Again, back to the horrific nickname, which could also be misconstrued for a professional secretary, “Temp”
  • Pedro Ximenez – This child must come out in leather jacket and greased back hair if the name were to stick, well, that or a dead-ringer for James Bond. “My name is Ximenez, Pedro Ximenez. Call me PX.”
  • Xarel.lo – By far, the greatest temptation of all, if only to see people’s faces when they try to pronounce it outside of Catalunya.
  • Vintage – You gotta love this name! The number of ways you can play with this word is limitless. Short = Vin (boom! Love it); internationally recognized and pronounceable; and he/she is always of quality. Where do you go wrong 😉

We trust you all have a few suggested names of your own, but for now, we’re primarily focused on Gabriella being healthy, happy and well, which she is.

As you can see, some of our deadlines and projects have been delayed a bit by this, but we’re slowly getting back on track. And while Catavino will always stay the same, you might notice a few more posts that include family friendly suggestions in them.

Cheers from Spain!

Gabriella, Ryan and our +1

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