Discover Spanish wines with a sommelier
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About the event
Why attend an online fun tasting session? This is a starting point if you want to receive high quality information about Spanish wines in an entertaining and social way. Stay home and socialize online
It is the perfect time to find out new hobbies and explore the world from home. Virtual Wine tasting activities are a great way to learn about wine culture You also get to socialize with people who share the same passion for Spanish Wine Culture as you do.
Everybody is welcome, no need for previous knowledge. This is more than a tasting, it is a Virtual Tour to Discover Spain. Your senses will guide you through landscapes, climates and grape varieties... a perfect way to get close to Spain by discovering wine regions and personal stories behind each bottle.
What we will do
We will start with a short introduction to the tasting and the sommelier will do the following presentation:
- History and tradition of wine in Spain, focused on the last 150 years.
- Internationally best known wine regions
- Spanish grape varieties which give the signature personality
- Best known wine styles such as Rioja, Jerez, Cava, or Albariño.
The sommelier will make a selection of 4 different wines from the main areas and renowned wineries. High quality wines, very representative from each region, that will show you the big potential of Spanish wines.
- Rioja (or Ribera del Duero)
- Priorat (or Montsant)
- Albariño from Rias Baixas
You will discover a bit more about the terroir, the history of each winery, and the circumstances of each bottle.
If it is your first time on a tasting session you will also learn some basic tips to do a proper tasting so you can feel all the nuances a wine can give.
During the presentation we will also show maps, photos of the vineyards, and wineries where the wines are produced, the people behind those wines... In this sense, you will see the wine beyond the label.
The tasting could be paired with manchego cheese, Spanish ham, llonganissa (dry sausage), and pa amb tomàquet (bread with tomato which you will need to have the ingredients in advance) The sommelier will talk about the basic rules of pairing and food pairing recommendations.
- Early bird$48+$1.20 honorario del servicio$48+$1.20 honorario del servicio0$0