2019 calendar

HUGE Winemaker Event!

March 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Some of the most exciting and innovative winemakers from Spain will be on hand this week for a mega tasting! The wines from these producers exhibit impeccable balance between a sense of tradition and modern drinkability and capture the essence of Spain in every sip. Our special guests will be your guide as we explore some of the treasures of Spain!

Join us at Grapes Wine Bar for a special treat after the tasting - Francisco Astudillo of SAWM Imports will be on site, slicing delicious, melt in your mouth Jamón Ibérico de Bellota to order! 

Guest Winemakers:

Bierzo - Gonzalo Amigo of Bodegas Madai
Rioja - Carlos Fernandez Gomez of Bodegas Tierra and Creaciones Exeo
Monsant - Miquel Coca i Fito of Coca i Fito Wines
Bizkaiko Txakolina - Garikoitz Bizkaia of Bodegas Itsasmendi

 

Bierzo - Gonzalo Amigo of Bodegas Madai

2017 Bodegas Madia Godello
Bierzo, Spain
An elegant and complex wine bursting with fruit, freshness, and minerality. On the nose, notes of apple and peach are accompanied by fresh flowers and herbs. Fresh and minerally, with great acidity. Long, smooth and balanced with a subtly tart finish. This wine is ideal as an aperitif or to accompany seafood.
Regular Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case
Sale Price $16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case

2017 Bodegas Madia Origen Mencia
Bierzo, Spain
Vibrant aromas of cherry and red berry with a hint of violet. The palate is complex with crunchy berry fruit, a hint of licorice, smooth tannins and floral characters – all balanced by fresh acidity and with a velvety finish. Perfect with chicken or light red meat dishes.  Delicious lightly chilled!
Regular Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case
Sale Price $16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case

Rioja - Carlos Fernandez Gomez of Bodegas Tierra and Creaciones Exeo

2017 El Primavera Tempranillo
Rioja, Spain
Cherry violet color. Wild berry, violets, aromatic herbs, clay and menthol notes. Very tasty in the mouth with fruity notes of raspberries & blueberries. Well integrated flavors of violets and smoked caramel. Pair with pasta, tapas & white meat dishes.
Regular Price $ 16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case
Sale Price $14.99 per bottle, $179.88 per case

2016 Tierra Crianza Tempranillo
Rioja, Spain
Garnet cherry color. Remarkable intensity, aromas of blueberries, blackberries, cocoa & red caramel. All very well structured & balanced hints of raspberries, cherries, charcoal, cinnamon and toasted coffee. Well intregrated with a very long finish. Pair with roasted lamb, pork and red meats.
Regular Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case
Sale Price $16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case

Monsant - Miquel Coca i Fito of Coca i Fito Wines

2016 Jaspi Blanco
Monsant, Spain
Aromas of white flowers on the nose. Flavors of orange, pear and green apple with hints of citric and Mediterranean herbs. A fresh and refreshing wine that is open and amiable with textural creaminess that appeals to a wide range of palates.
Regular Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case
Sale Price $16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case

2016 Jaspi Negre
Monsant, Spain
Ripe red and black fruits, herbaceous notes, as well as spice, with soft velvety tannins for structure.  A powerful wine that is well structured yet approachable with lots of character.
Regular Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case
Sale Price $16.99 per bottle, $203.88 per case

Bizkaiko Txakolina - Garikoitz Bizkaia of Bodegas Itsasmendi

2017 Itsasmendi
Bizkaiko Txakolina, Spain
A young, fruit forward Txakoli. In the mouth, it is balanced, fresh and long with an appealing freshness on the finish. Flavors of white fruit, citrus, hay, stone fruit with a slight fennel background.
Regular Price $24.99 per bottle, $299.88 per case
Sale Price $19.99 per bottle, $239.88 per case

2015 Itasmendi Eklipse Red
Bizkaiko Txakolina, Spain
An Atlantic red Txakoli, light but persistent on the mouth. Very aromatic complexity from the red balsamic fruits, presence of aromatic plants and nettles with a certain minerality. Formality enveloped by good acidity.  A blend of 64% Pinot Noir, 29.5% Hondarrabi beltza and 6.5% Berdexa Zarie
Regular Price $39.99 per bottle, $479.88 per case
Sale Price $29.99 per bottle, $359.88 per case