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Tasting Wines from Spain

Our next wine tasting event will explore the intriguing wine regions of Spain, a country which has a long wine-making history but has been a relatively new entrant in the production of fine wine in comparison to France or Italy.

Spanish wine tasting
Spanish wine tasting
During the course of the evening, we will be tasting and talking about the different wine regions of Spain where the distinct geography and altitudes of vineyards play an important role in the quality and style of the wine produced.

Wine Tasting Details

Our core member Donna will be hosting this wine tasting event at her house in Tenleytown DC, where we will be tasting wines from the different regions of Spain including the well known wines from the Rioja and Priorat regions.

Grapes and Grains wine tasting event
Grapes and Grains wine tasting event
During our wine tasting event which includes dinner we will be talking about the different wine regions of Spain, besides some of its indigenous grape varieties.

Getting to Know Spanish Wines and Regions

The important wine regions of Spain are Rías Baixas in Galicia, Ribera del Duero in Castile and León, Rioja and Navarra towards the north; Penedès, Priorat, Montsant in Catalonia and Valencia towards the east; Sherry and Málaga in Andalusia towards the south; La Mancha in the center and the Balearic and Canary islands. 

Traditional Rioja winery
Traditional Rioja winery
Spain has more land devoted to vines than any other and has a very diverse climate across its regions. To better understand Spanish wines, it is important to take its geography and climate into consideration as micro-climate plays an important part in the cultivation of grapes and the style of wine produced.

Recommended Reading

Spanish Wine Regions and History

Event Details


Description: Spanish wine tasting event where we will be exploring wines from the different regions of Spain.

Date/Time: Saturday, January 27, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00PM

Admission: $30 (includes wine tasting and dinner) / Limited Spots
Tickets must be purchased using this link : Tasting Wines from Spain

Venue: Donna's House in Tenleytown (Address will be emailed to our participating members)

Address: Tenleytown, DC, 20016

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