follow the nuevo spanish wine trail!
Heidi Stine
April 27, 2011 | Heidi Stine

more new members for april

Please help us welcome* our four newest winery members:

*That means, visit their websites, visit them in person, or just buy some of their wine ;-) 

Time Posted: Apr 27, 2011 at 5:41 PM
Heidi Stine
April 22, 2011 | Heidi Stine

360 gallons grenache for sale

TAPAS member Bokisch Vineyards has 360 gallons of 2010 Grenache stored in neutral oak barrels. It was fermented with oak chips and quite a bit of juice was bled off to enhance the color as well. They will be putting samples together and would like to get $12.50 a gallon pumped and $13.00 if it goes with the barrel.  Contact Markus Bokisch,  

Time Posted: Apr 22, 2011 at 3:09 PM
Heidi Stine
April 14, 2011 | Heidi Stine

new members for april

TAPAS would like to welcome our newest members!

  • Folin Cellars, Gold Hill, OR
  • Karen Watson, San Mateo, CA (Amiga)
Time Posted: Apr 14, 2011 at 12:36 PM
Heidi Stine
April 14, 2011 | Heidi Stine

vibrant rioja grand tasting

On Monday, May 2, 2011, from 1-5 pm, Vibrant Rioja and Wines from Spain present the Vibrant Rioja Grand Tasting - "The Heart of Tempranillo," at the Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell Street (on Union Square) in San Francisco, CA.

This tasting will also be presented in New York City on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at La.venue New York, 608 West 28th Street. 

These events are for Press and Trade only.  To register, please visit  For more information, click here

Vibrant Rioja Grand Tasting

Time Posted: Apr 14, 2011 at 10:46 AM
Heidi Stine
April 5, 2011 | Heidi Stine

international tempranillo day

TAPAS announces the first International Tempranillo Day, September 1, 2011: A celebration of the Tempranillo grape with all its regional synonyms. We are encouraging everyone to open a bottle of Tempranillo, enjoy the fun, and share their experiences online.  For more information please see our International Tempranillo Day page! 

Time Posted: Apr 5, 2011 at 4:15 PM
Heidi Stine
April 4, 2011 | Heidi Stine

newsom vineyards grape day

An invitation from TAPAS member Newsom Vineyards - hope you can make it! 

Newsom's Annual Grape Day

9:00 AM Friday, April 29, 2011
Plains, Texas

We're getting ready for the annual Newsom Vineyards Grape Day. We have a great list of speakers and some equipment demonstrations.

The list of speakers includes Dr. Ed Hellman, Dr. Andrew Snyder, Fritz Westover, Dr. Brent Trela, Lou Bright, Dr. Thomas Thompson and of course all our big toys..

NOTICE!!! Our Honorable State Representative Charles Perry has agreed to be our Luncheon guest!!!!

Our next-door neighbor to the north, 2-B Ranch, is going to cater the Chuck Wagon BB-Q so bring a big appetite.

Also, bring your favorite bottle of wine. This will be for quality control and also gets you in the VIP section.

We have a few camping spaces for those that want to bring their campers. If you have a tent we have plenty of wide open spaces.

There is no charge, so the price is right. We would like to collect a lunch donation for the scholarship fund.

Please RSVP for the meal. The contacts are or 806-456-6877, Janice, Nolan, and Neal Newsom.

We are located 1.5 miles East of Hwy 214 on 2196, 6 miles North of Plains. We will start about 9:00 AM.

Bring lawn chairs for the star party!

Holiday Inn Express in Brownfield TX is giving us a group discount.
Their contact info:
Discount Code: Winegrower

Time Posted: Apr 4, 2011 at 1:53 PM