Let’s Talk RyR with Master Somm Alexander LaPratt

By Pablo Aguero,

Master Somm Alexander LaPratt

Master Sommelier Alexander LaPratt recently led two trade sessions on Ribera y Rueda wines during VinePair’s Great Drinks Experience virtual festival. The sessions provided valuable trade education on the regions, in addition to practical and usable advice on the key selling points of the wines and how to talk about them on the restaurant or  … Read more

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Master Somm Seminar on the Purest Expression of Tempranillo, Year-Round

By Pablo Aguero,

There’s something timeless and untouched about the culture and climate of Castilla y León, where the winemakers of Ribera del Duero have produced bold red wines of incredible depth and structure. Today, Tempranillo is a growing in popularity, though many still are unaware how this grape can transform through diverse and varied styles and soils  … Read more

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From “Best Kept Secret” to “Next Big Thing”

By Pablo Aguero,

Master Somm Seminar on Spain’s #1 White Wine: From “Best Kept Secret” to “Next Big Thing” Hidden in the high plains of Castilla y León in Northern Spain, the region of Rueda boasts harsh conditions in which the indigenous Verdejo varietal thrives. Resulting in bright and balanced wines, Rueda Verdejos reflect an ancient tradition and  … Read more

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