Tag Archives: Wine Events

Spanish Wine Hits The Streets of San Francisco

The third annual (San Francisco) Spanish Wine Cellar event was recently held at the Bently Reserve and showcased more than 100 wines from 33 wineries representing more than 20 wine regions. The goal of this important trade show is to introduce a wealth of new wines to the U.S. market. As is usually the case…
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A “Grand” Tasting: The Wines of Ribera del Duero

If you have never heard of the Ribera del Duero D.O. then you are either a teetotaler or a hermit. Producing some amazing wines and rivaling the likes of Rioja and Priorat, Ribera del Duero has been an official D.O. since 1982. The region is located approximately an hour and a half north of Madrid…
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Celebrating International Tempranillo Day

I am a self-proclaimed Hispanophile. I am also a self-proclaimed Spanish wine snob. I take great pride in both. So, when the opportunity arose to join in the celebration of the first annual International Tempranillo Day on September 1, 2011, I quickly offered my support. Organized by Tempranillo Advocates, Producers, and Amigos Society (TAPAS), this…
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Bodega On The Road: The Best Spanish Wine Day in NYC

The Wines from Spain Great Match events are some of the country's best Spanish wine events and always showcases a multitude of amazing wines from around Spain. The Great Match Los Angeles was my first visit to the event; I enjoyed it so much (possibly due to my friends at Drink Ribera) that I decided…
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Winemaker Event: Abadía Retuerta

When I received a call from mi amigo, Javier (owner of San Diego's BEST Spanish restaurant, Costa Brava), to attend a winemaker event at his restaurant I could do nothing other than oblige. There was promise of excellent wine and food (no doubt!) and I there was no way I was going to miss this.…
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