Lazenne’s Catalunya Wine Experience!

Lazenne specializes in wine travel products to enable travellers to transport their wine. It has developed a great stocking dealer programme in both Italy and France. Owners Bénédict Rigollot and Paul Budny came to Catalunya to expand their programme into Spain. It... read more

Catalunya Wine Tour Tips 2016

After receiving messages on social media, through our website, and via email, we thought it was time to put our pointers on Catalan enotourism into a blog post for all you wine lovers who are planning to come visit this year! If you love discovering great new places... read more

Catalunya Wine’s Top 9 on Instagram

Documenting the journeys from 2015 on Instagram has been a fun experience. I’ve enjoyed sharing snapshots from around Catalunya and the vineyards visited with a variety of bloggers, wine people, and others who’ve joined me. So what were the Top 9 most... read more

Cool Wine Stuff: 50 Great Cavas – Official Book

After having several additions available online, Wine Pleasures has just released their 2016 edition of 50 Great Cavas in a beautiful color version spanning 154 pages. What is 50 Great Cavas? It was a project started by Anthony Swift, proprietor of WinePleasures.com... read more

Timmer’s Top Moments of 2015

Our first full year of catalunyawine.com is coming to a close. This year has been a fantastic year, discovering more amazing people, interesting stories, and compelling history of those in Catalan wine. This venture wouldn’t have been possible without those who... read more

Cool Wine Doings: Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2016

Timmer headed to the Franca train station in the El Born district of Barcelona, meeting up with Sinisa of Sweet Easy Wine Tours, Paul and Benedict of Lazenne, Zoltan Csaba Nagy, and Carles and Miriam of 156vins.com. It was the presentation of the 2016 edition of the... read more

Cool Wine Doings: Verema 2015 with Andrew Funk

There’s nothing like having a little fun while checking out wines at Verema, held at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona last weekend, and that was certainly what happened when Timmer teamed up with Andrew Funk to ask a few unorthodox wine questions. All in all,... read more

Vall Llach: Going beyond wine to build community

Porrera is a very special village. After spending time in other villages around Priorat, I always marvel at how it seems for its size, Porrera has more activity, more businesses, and generally more vibrancy than many of its fellow towns inside the intimate DOQ Priorat... read more