You Might See Blue Wine Popping Up on Social Media Soon. Here’s What to Know About It.

Fruity on the nose, with a light, candy-forward flavor. Hints of oak and sweet watermelon. Somewhat acidic finish. No, these aren’t the tasting notes of a frozen rosé, or a buttery Chardonnay. It’s blue wine. Developed by Spanish winemaker Aritz Lopez, Gik Blue Wine — which comes in a clear glass bottle and is a…


Fitch joins S&P in Catalonia downgrade warning

Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may downgrade the sovereign debt rating of Catalonia as tensions with Madrid escalate over the region’s push for independence. It comes a day after agency S&P issued a similar warning. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe

AP Explains: How Spain-Catalonia standoff has evolved

MADRID — The regional Catalan government plans to declare independence in the coming days from Spain, the latest twist in a constitutional crisis between Spain’s central government in Madrid and separatists in the northeast. What that independence declaration will actually mean for the prosperous region — and how Spain, the European Union and the international…

Spanish stocks slump on Catalonia crisis

The Madrid stock market has tumbled by more than two percent on intensifying concerns over the deepening Catalan independence crisis in Spain, dragging down European indices as well. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe

Own goals help Barcelona win 3-0 at Girona to increase lead

GIRONA, Spain — Barcelona was helped by two own goals from Girona as it eased to a 3-0 win and kept its perfect record in the Spanish league on Saturday. Barcelona increased its lead of the league to four points after Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0 to leapfrog the Andalucian club into second place. Sevilla…

Row in Spain breaks out over control of police in Barcelona

Spain’s central government and Catalan regional authorities are arguing over the control of police forces ahead of the planned independence vote. Madrid considers the referendum to be illegal. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

Pro-independence Catalan mayors appear before prosecutors

MADRID — The first of more than 700 mayors under investigation for supporting a planned independence referendum for Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia have appeared before prosecutors, but refused to testify. The mayors of the small towns of Oliana, Pont de Suert and Mollerussa were greeted by supporters who shouted “we will vote” after their…