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 #245 September 27, 2022 Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tasting #245 September 27, 2022 Ribera del Duero, Spain Capri Ristorante, McLean, VA Tasting Overview The purpose of this tasting is to explore the wines from the Ribera del Duero Region in Spain. This is one of the best wine … Continue reading

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Robert Parker’s Tasting in HongKong

Robert Parker’s Tasting in Hong Kong   “”91,063 views Oct 24, 2015 PARKER´S TASTING – THE MAGICAL 20 This has been the largest Bordeaux tasting ever organized and by far the best presentation of wines I have attended. Parker clearly demonstrated, … Continue reading

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Tasting #244 August 2022 Were You There?

Tasting #244 August 2022 Were You There? Check this friendly group out. Were you there in the tasting #244? The evaluation of the wines is at the bottom of this post. It also has been included in the post with … Continue reading

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Tasting #244 Rioja Wines: Crianza vs. Gran Reserva – August 30, 2022

Tasting #244 Rioja Wines: Crianza vs. Gran Reserva – August 30, 2022 Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Original MS PowerPoint presentation in .pdf format . It may take a few seconds to download   Objective and Tasting Procedures  Compare different reds … Continue reading

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Tasting #243 July 26 2022 Spanish Mediterranean between Barcelona and Alicante

Tasting #243 July 26 2022, 12:30 pm – Spanish Mediterranean between Barcelona and Alicante Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Please send your reservations to M. Claudia or Clara Estrada Tasting Overview The objective of this tasting is to explore and compare … Continue reading

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Tasting #242 June 28, 2022 Spanish Tempranillo

Degustation #242  June 28, 2022, 12:30pm    Spanish Tempranillo Wines Capri Ristorante, McLean VA. Objective: To learn about the Tempranillo grape variety grown in Spain and to taste four (4) Tempranillo wines produced with different maturation methods: Joven, Crianza, Reserva … Continue reading

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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 1st. Seafood salad 2nd. Prociutto and Melone 3rd. Three mature cheeses from Spain and … 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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