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International Albarino Day

TAPAS announces the third International Albariño Day, August 2, 2014: A celebration of the Albariño grape. We are encouraging everyone to open a bottle of Albariño, enjoy the fun, and share their experiences online with the hashtag #AlbarinoFiesta . 

International Albariño Day was inspired by the Albariño Wine Festival held in the small coastal town of Cambados, Spain during the first week of August. Albariño is traditionally grown in Rias Baixas, a wine region in Galicia in northwestern Spain, and produces crisp, acidic white wines ideal for summer evenings and seafood pairings. It is also grown in Portugal, where it is known as Alvarinho.  Now it is being grown in North America, so we’re celebrating with International Albariño Day. 

Whether or not you attend an organized event, use #AlbarinoFiesta to
connect with fellow Albariño enthusiasts worldwide!


International Albariño Day Events

Watch this space for details on upcoming events!  If you're interested in organizing an event or becoming a sponsor, please contact TAPAS!

July 28-August 3 - Abacela winery will celebrate all things Albariño. On August 2, the tasting room will be open from 11 am to 6 pm with special tastings, a Galician style menu with seafood from the kitchen, and events focused on our favorite white Iberian grape... Albariño!  Plus, live music with Neil Johnson, Saturday 1-4 pm, and live music with Charley Thompson, Sunday 1-4 pm. 12500 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR 97471.

July 28 - August 3 - In California's Santa Barbara Wine Country of California, two restaurants are celebrating:  

  • Chef Budi Kazali of the Ballard Inn, Ballard, CA will be featuring a special course paired with Albariños from Longoria Wines and Verdad.
  • Chefs Matt & Jeff Nichols of The Red Barn in Santa Ynez, CA will also be featuring a special course to be paired with the same two wines.

August 2 - In celebration of Albariño Day, four tasting rooms in downtown Los Olivos will be pouring their current vintages of Albariño: Longoria Wines, Verdad, Tre Anelli and Cinque Stelle.  

 


Thanks to our
2014 Grand Wine Tasting Sponsors and Food Providers

Event Sponsors:

Castoro Bottling Company

 

Duarte Nursery

 

Lallemand Wine

 

TricorBraun WinePak

 

Ramondin USA

 

Billet Transportation

 

LoCA - The Wines of Lodi California

 

Wines & Vines

 

Debbie Douglas Designs

 

Mel Knox Barrel Broker

 

Watermark Labels

 

J.Vigas, S.A.

 

WS Packaging Group, Inc.

 

Bouchard Cooperages

 

Wilbur-Ellis

 

Gitane

 

Vin65

 

KAT Design

Food Providers:

Savoy Events

 

Canela Bistro and Wine Bar

 

Eco Delight Coffee

Bridge Brands Chocolate

 

 

 

 

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