Author Archives: Alfonso Sanchez

Tasting No. 207 – February 25, 2019 – Cabernet Sauvignon USA

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to assess and compare three wines from the Columbia River Valley (Washington State). Two of them are labeled Cabernet Sauvignon wines and one is a Bordeaux left … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 206 – January 28, 2019 – Chilean Cabernets

Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to explore and assess Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Chile. Type of Tasting: Blind Wines presenters: Peter Lapera, Ricardo Zavaleta These are the wines: 2018 Porta, Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 205 – December 10, 2018 – Sparkling Wines

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to compare sparkling wines from different countries and evaluate their pairing with the menu. Type of Tasting: Open Wines presenters: Ruth Connolly These are the wines: Aragosta … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 204 – October 29, 2018 – Pinot Noir

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA   Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to assess and compare Pinot Noir from different parts of the world and identify the common features and character of the Pinot Noir varietal.  Paricipants would … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 203– September 24, 2018 – Wines for Fish and Seafood

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA 1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Petar Lapera, Orlando Mason Participants: Mario Aguilar, Marcello Averbug, Jorge Claro, Ruth Connoly, Clarita Estrada, Peter Lapera, Orlando Mason, Italo Mirkow, Agilson Perazza, Claudia Perazza, Lucía Redwood, Alfonso Sanchez, Jairo … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 202 – August 27, 2018- Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Alta

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA 1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Lucía and John Redwood Participants: Mario Aguilar, Marcello Averbug , Jorge Claro, Ruth Connolly, Clara Estrada, Jaime Estupiñán,  Jaime Jaramillo, Peter Lapera, Orlando Mason, Italo Mirkow, John Redwood, Lucía Redwood, … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 201 – July 30, 2018- Eastern Europe Wines

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA 1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Jorge Claro, Cristian Santelices Participants: Jorge Claro, Ruth Connolly, Clara Estrada, Alberto Gómez, Jaime Jaramillo, Peter Lapera, Orlando Mason, John Redwood, Jorge Requena, Alfonso Sanchez, Cristian Santelices, Ricardo Santiago, Germán Zincke … Continue reading

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