Category Archives: Meeting Abstract

Tasting No. 211 – June 24, 2019-Rhone Wines

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to assess and compare wines from three different regions of the Rhone Valley. The Rhone region  (see map) is located in the southeast of France on … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 210 – May 20, 2019 – Washington State Wines

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this tasting is to explore wines from Washington State and assess differences among three main red varietals. Type of Tasting: Blind Wines presenters: Jorge Claro, Cristian Santelices These are … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 209 – April 29, 2019 – Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   The  main objective of this blind tasting is to assess a sample of Cabernet Sauvignon wines from different regions in Argentina and if possible find out the region from which they proceed according … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 208 – March 25, 2019 – Wines from Israel

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview With a rich history of wine production dating back to biblical times, Israel is a part of the cradle of wine civilization. Here, wine was commonly used for religious ceremonies as well as … Continue reading

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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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