• Friday Feature Photo: The Setting Sun Over Portugal

      Photographer: Ryan Opaz Capture Date: November 29, 2014 Location: Figueira da Foz, Portugal About: As legend has it, Figueira da Foz is named after a fig tree which stood at the quay of Salmanha where the fisherman used to dock their boats; while Figueira derived from the word “fagaria”, which means “opening, huge mouth”. Regardless of its namesake, I think ...

      Gabriella Opaz/ Catavino- 2 readers -
  • On Palate Press: Water footprints and Waiheke (and chickens, again)

    … My Palate Press piece for this month (which I really wish was entitled something involving “water” to make the subject more clear) is a bit about Waiheke Island, just off the coast of Auckland, and a bit about water footprints in the wine industry. The relationship between the two is that Waiheke — shockingly, for a North American accustomed…

    The Wine-o-scope- 2 readers -
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