Caterina is the owner of Quinta del Pacheca in Portugal’s Douro Valley. I went there back in September and fell in love with the region’s port. Caterina was one of the inspirations for my piece on why stories taste better. Between chatting about port and exploring her gorgeous vineyard and hotel, I found a moment to interview her for Superpower.
My relationship with alcohol is complicated. I drink it but I couldn’t say I like it. Alcoholism runs in the family. There have been deaths, and it caused me terror in childhood. I once thought I’d steer clear of it for life, but it didn’t work out like that. I became a teenager in England; … Read more