Tag: Catavinos

Tucson Dining: Penca, Food Co-op Classes, Wine

Take a bite out of what’s happening around the Tucson dining scene this week – Penca’s three-course street food menu, remembering Bonnie Lee/a wine tasting, making cold brew and plant-based diet classes. Mexican Street Food at Penca Penca took a short summer break and will reopen Thursday, July 16. Mexican street food will set the […]

Tucson Wine: CataVinos 5th Anniversary Party – Sept. 22

Congratulations to Yvonne Foucher, the owner of CataVinos Wine Shoppe in Midtown. Today she celebrates her 5th anniversary as a locally-owned wine store and wine tasting venue. It can’t be easy in this economy to compete with multiple big box chains selling wine. What makes the CataVinos experience unique is that Yvonne and her tasters […]

Tucson: Wine on the Radio – May 12

Tucson Food & Wine News Rock my world! Wow! Two of my favorite food & wine personalities will be under one roof this Thursday, May 12. Matt Russell (from On the Menu Live!) will be hosting his radio show at CataVinos Wine Shoppe which is located at 3063 N. Alvernon Way, one block south of […]

Tucson restaurant news: Wine, icons, frog legs

Image via Wikipedia May 13 – Two of my favorite Tucson food and wine icons under one roof Matt Russell will be broadcasting his hour-long “On the Menu Live” radio show (JKLL-AM 1330, 5 p.m.) live in the CataVinos Wine Shoppe, 3063 N Alvernon Way. Yvonne Foucher is a regular guest on this show. Janos […]

Tucson: Wine Pairing with Easter Dinner

Today, two people asked me what wine to pair with ham. I’m no wine expert but I know who is. I asked Yvonne Foucher, owner of CataVinos for her advice and this is what she shared. For people in Tucson, you can stop at CataVinos and pick up these wines at 3063 N. Alvernon Way […]

Noshing Tucson: CataVinos Wine Tasting

My dear friend Rita Connelly, restaurant reviewer, for the Tucson Weekly wrote a good article on CataVinos. I think I’ll chime in here. I love CataVinos! It reminds me of a Cheers bar for wine. There is no snobbery anywhere. Ever! I recently asked my snow bird friend Kate from Seattle to go with me and […]