Tag Archives: red blends

Tasting No. 229 (Virtual) – April 26, 2021 – Red Blends from California Central-South Coast

  Tasting Overview: The Central-South Coast of California (from San Francisco to Santa Bárbara) has earned a reputation for its excellent Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines.  These wines are produced in the valleys running east to west to the Pacific … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 228(Virtual) – March 29, 2021 – Red Blends from California North Coast

Tasting Overview:   This tasting includes two red blends from California’s North Coast. California’s North Coast AVA is vast, covering more than 3 million acres (1.2 million ha) of land to the north of San Francisco. Its large size should not … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 227 (Virtual) – February 22, 2021 – Red Blends from the South Cone

Tasting Overview: This tasting focuses on two red blends, one from Argentina and another one from Chile. These two countries became well known in the wine world until a couple of decades ago for their red varietals. Cabernet Sauvignon and … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 226 (Virtual) – January 25, 2021- Red Blends from Washington State

    Tasting Overview: This is the first of a series of tastings dedicated to red blends of the Americas. Winemakers have been blending red grapes for ages.  Sometimes it was the result of harvesting and cofermenting different varietals planted … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 212 – July 29, 2019 – Spain – Not Only Tempranillo

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview   Spain produced 44,400 hl. of wine in 2018 and was the third in volume after Italy and France. However, it is first in terms of surface planted with grapevines with a 13 percent … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 195– January 29, 2018 – Less Known Italian Reds

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA 1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Clara Estrada and Jorge García- García Participants: Mario Aguilar, Marcello Averbug, Jorge Claro, Clara Estrada, Jaime Estupiñán, Jorge Garcia-Garcia, Alberto Gomez, Orlando Mason, Italo Mirkow, John Redwood, Lucía Redwood, Alfonso … Continue reading

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Tasting No 189. – June 26, 2017 – Merlot and its Blends

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

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Tasting No. 188 – May 22, 2017- Modern Wines from Argentina

      Capri Ristorante, McLean VA   1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Italo Mirkow, Raúl Sanguinetti Participants  Members: Mario Aguilar, Marcello Averburg, Jorge Claro, Ruth Connolly, Clara Estrada, Alberto Gómez, Jaime Jaramillo, Peter Lapera, Orlando Mason, Ítalo Mirkow, John … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 167 – May 26, 2015 – Wines from the Americas – Non Traditional Countries

Calificación Media: 89Moda:  90       Capri Ristorante, McLean VA      1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Pedro Turina, Germán Zinke Participants:  Socios: Marcello Averburg, Ruth Connolly,  Alvaro Lopez, Orlando Mason,  Jorge Requena, Alfonso Sánchez, Jairo Sánchez, Pedro Turina,   Ricardo … Continue reading

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Tasting No. 166 – April 27, 2015 – Wines from Western Australia

        Capri Ristorante, McLean VA  1. Presenters and Participants Wines presenters: Carlos Velez, Jorge García Participants: Mario Aguilar, Marcello Averburg,  Alfonso Caycedo,  Ruth Connolly, Clara Estrada, Jaime Estupiñan,  Jorge Garcia-Garcia, Emilio Labrada, Alvaro Lopez, Orlando Mason, Ítalo Mirkow, … Continue reading

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