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DYNAMIC SPAIN Seminar at VanWineFest 2018

 mywinepal  March 13, 2018

Spain has had a long history of winemaking, from classic Riojas, newer Mencia from Bierzo, to Cavas and more. During the Vancouver International Wine Festival, I and several other attendees joined Master of Wine, Barbara Philip to explore a wide range of Spanish wines and to listen to the forward-looking producers behind them. The winery principals speaking to us were: Fernando Gimenez…

A flight of Sherries for WSET Masterclass at VanWineFest

SHADES OF SHERRY Seminar at VanWineFest 2018

 mywinepal  March 9, 2018  3 Comments on SHADES OF SHERRY Seminar at VanWineFest 2018

From pale and dry to dark and syrupy, there’s a Sherry for every occasion.  But, Sherry is a very misunderstood wine style.  To provide us with more clarity and experience with Sherry we had Lara Victoria, DipWSET of Cru Classe Hospitality Corp to lead us through a WSET Masterclass at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. Lara, besides being a WSET…