Author Archives: Cecilio Augusto Berndsen

About Cecilio Augusto Berndsen

Information Technology, Management, Project Management and Public Administration are areas I am familiar with. I am also interested in photography, wine, sailing, politics, economics, and economic development.

Tasting #241  May 31, 2022, 12:30pm    Priorat and Penedès, Catalonia Wine Region

Tasting #241  May 31, 2022, 12:30pm    Priorat and Penedès, Catalonia Wine Region Capri Ristorante, McLean VA. Presenters: Jorge Requena, Jairo Sanchez y Alberto Gomez Menu TBA Wines: 2018 Clos Mogador Vinya Classificada Gratallops. DOQ Priorat 2017 Ferrer Bobet, Vinyes … Continue reading

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Tasting #240 April 26, 2022 Castilla y La Mancha Wines

Tasting #240  April 26, 2022  12:30 pm Castilla y La Mancha Wines Capri Ristorante, McLean VA   Presenters: Clara Estrada and Jorge García   Menu: Mussels in white wine sauce Risotto with sausage Gnocchi in tomato sauce Beef tenderloin in brown peppercorn sauce Coffee … Continue reading

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Tasting #239  March 29, 2022 Wines from  Castilla y Leon – Ribera del Duero vs Toro 

Tasting #239  March 29,  2022 Wines from  Castilla y Leon – Ribera del Duero vs Toro  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Wines presented by Ricardo Santiago Presentation in pdf format with all details or scroll down   Participants present and wines evaluation by Club … Continue reading

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How Long Does an Open Bottle of Wine Last?

How Long Does an Open Bottle of Wine Last? Here’s how to know if that opened wine is past its prime. By Tamara Gane, Southern Living             February 16, 2022 Article suggested by Juan L. Colaiacovo A glass … Continue reading

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Tasting #238 February 22, 2022 Wines from ‘Triángulo del Jerez en Andalucía’

Tasting #238 February 22, 2022, 12:30 PM    Wines from ‘Triángulo del Jerez en Andalucía’ Capri Ristorante, McLean VA             Tasting Overview This tasting aims to explore the sherry wines (Jerez) in its many varieties and styles produced … Continue reading

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Tasting No 237 – February 1st, 2022 – Wines from Galicia, Spain

Tasting No 237 – February 1st, 2022 – Wines from Galicia, Spain                                                    Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview The objective of this … Continue reading

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Tasting No 236 – December 13, 2021 – Wines from Douro Valley

  Tasting No 236 – December 13, 2021 – 12 pm Wines from Douro Valley                                                 Capri Ristorante, … Continue reading

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Programa de Degustaciones de 2022

Programa de Degustaciones de 2022 Criterios generales 1. El Programa de Degustaciones de 2022 se enfoca en regiones específicas de un país para enfatizar los vinos, varietales o estilos más característicos de la región seleccionada. Este proceso permitirá un mejor … Continue reading

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Tasting No 235 – October 26, 2021 – Wines from Australia

Tasting No 235 – October 26, 2021 – Wines from Australia                                                 Capri Ristorante, McLean VA   … Continue reading

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Alfonso Sanchez 1941 – 2021 past Club del Vino President

Alfonso Sanchez Cadavid – Semblanza Uno de los grandes ingenieros colombianos falleció en Rockville, Maryland, el 27 de octubre, 2021. From Claudia Perazza, President of the Club del Vino, Washington Dear friends It has taken a while for us to … Continue reading

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