Tag Archives: Catacurian

The Twelfth Ribera of Christmas: 2002 Flor de Pingus

"For the twelfth Ribera of Christmas my wine guy gave to me… a 2002 Flor de Pingus." This holiday tour around Ribera del Duero has come to a close. What better way to finish than with a wine from one of Spain's most prolific winemakers? Bodega Dominio de Pingus is the brainchild of Danish winemaker…
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Choosing the Culinary Vacation That’s Right For You

It seems that the holidays are all but a distant memory now. For those of us who spend our 40+ hours a week in a mundane, unfulfilling job the only glimmer of hope is the occasional day off due to a random holiday popping up on the calendar and, of course, vacation! This is where…
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Cataluña in California: The Holiday Edition

Whether you live in a bustling metropolis like New York City or a quiet Catalonian countryside the holidays are about food, family, and fun. I must admit that I would rather spend my holidays in Spain, but as with most of us this can be quite cost-prohibitive! So, I opt for the slightly chilled air…
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Memories of Vacations Past

Have you ever been on a vacation that was so amazing that you would return in a second? Do you reminisce about what you did? Or what you ate? Or what you saw? Well, Just two months after leaving my food and wine vacation at Catacurian I am feeling those same nostalgic so-called hunger pangs.…
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