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Tag Archives: Spain

Mar de Frades: A Rias Baixas Winery

Mar de Frades is a winery located in the up and coming Rias Baixas wine region of northwest Spain.

Locations Wines Online Wine Tasting

Last week we participated in an online tasting of the wines from Locations Wines. We were sent Locations E, F and I. Each wine was a blend.

Rías Baixas Albariño: the Next Exotic White Wine

On Tuesday, we were invited to an Albariño wine tasting at Succotash, a restaurant at National Harbor in Maryland. The Albariño wines were from the Rías Baixas region of Galicia, Spain. The restaurant was an interesting choice. Rather than Spanish tapas, Succotash specializes in a Southern menu. This did not seem to phase the Albariño. […]

Wines from the Basque area of Rioja Alavesa

Last week, Kathy and I attended a wine tasting of six wines from the Basque region of Spain. The wines were from producers in the Rioja Alavesa area. Paul Wagner led the discussion. The tasting was a sit down tasting, which we appreciated after walking for a few hours on the Mall viewing the Folklife […]

Grandes Pagos de España Wine Tasting

This week we attended the Grandes Pagos de España wine tasting seminar in Washington D.C. We were delighted to have the opportunity to attend the seminar at the bright and cheerful Oyamel restaurant, focused on Mexican cuisine.

Tasting Wines from Members of Grandes Pagos de España

We attended a seminar in Washington DC at Oyamel restaurant. Nine wines from producers that are members of Grandes Pagos de España were tasted. The tasting took place in a private room at the restaurant. We attended the first seminar. Jean Belondrade Lurton of Belondrade winery introduced those attending with the concept behind Grandes Pagos […]

Ribera Y Rueda Regions Focus: Millennials

The mission of the Ribera del Duero and Rueda is to “Put the wines of Ribera del Duerro and Rueda on the top of the next gen wine drinkers’
radar screens, gotta-taste-it/shopping lists and tables tables.”

IWINETC Offers Sponsor Opportunities

Plan to have your wine or tourism business represented at the International Wine Tourism Conference in 2016.

Cava: A Delicious Sparkling Wine to Share with Friends and Family

This weekend we shared a bottle of delicious cava from Canals & Munné. This cava was a Brut Nature Gran Reserva. Ours was bottle #066914. The vintage was 2010 and the cava had 12% alcohol.

Grandes Pagos de España Wine Tasting in DC: A Success

This week we had the opportunity to visit Washington DC’s Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant which was the site of a wine tasting of special wines from Spain. The wine bar and restaurant focuses on Spanish tapas and Spanish wines.


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