The Sherry Wines Regulatory Council announced its participation in the Wine On Earth Taste-A-Thon, a day of virtual tastings hosted by some of world’s most renowned wine regions. The Taste-A-Thon, which will take place on Wednesday, June 17, will feature tastings organized online by wine producers and trade associations from 16 wine regions representing eight countries: Australia, France, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Spain, South Africa and the United States.
Celebrate with Sherry wines the global "wine on earth" movement! We're embracing this new, exciting and interactive way of getting together to taste and learn more about wine at home.
On behalf of @sherrywinesjerez we invite all #sherrylovers around the world to join the following master class: "The Diversity of Dry Sherries" from their tablets, smartphones or computers while tasting the four types of Sherry wine.
César Saldaña, The director of the Consejo Regulador of the DO Jerez-Xeres-Sherry y Manzanilla de Sanlucar de Barrameda.
The director of the Consejo Regulador of the DO Jerez-Xeres-Sherry y Manzanilla de Sanlucar de Barrameda in Jerez , César Saldaña will conduct this amazing, highly technical , and in-depth tasting of remarkable Dry Sherry wines:
1º Solear Manzanilla from Bodegas Barbadillo
2º Tío Pepe Fino from Bodegas González Byass
3º Tío Diego Amontillado from Valdespino - Grupo Estévez
4º Oloroso Don Zoilo from Bodegas Williams & Humbert
Winemakers, technicians and representatives of each of the wineries will present their wines. To do this you just have to access the instagram live @sherrywinesjerez on 17th of June and taste and enjoy with us.
How does it work?
1.Bear in mind the following date. June 17th at 19:00 pm UK TIME
2. Go find the four wines that appear in this chart or the four types of dry Sherry that will be tasted:
Solear Manzanilla from Bodegas Barbadillo
Tío Pepe Fino from Bodegas González Byass
Tío Diego Amontillado from Grupo Bodeguero José Estévez
Oloroso Don Zoilo from Bodegas Williams & Humbert
3. Join us on June 17th so that you can learn more about fortified wines from the people who make this possible:
1. Montse Molina, winemaker of Bodegas Barbadillo
2. Silvia Flores, Assintant Winemaker of Bodegas González Byass
3. Ignacio López de Carrizosa, Deputy Managing Director & Export Division of Bodegas Grupo Estévez.
4. Paola Medina, winemaker of Bodegas Williams & Humbert
Additional participating countries and wine regions include
Chianti Classico, Italy
Spain Barossa/Eden Valley, Australia
Long Island, USA
Monterey County, USA
Napa Valley, USA
Paso Robles, USA
Porto/Douro Valley, Portugal
Willamette Valley, USA
“For centuries, wine has brought people – and nations – together,” said Jennifer Hall, Director of the Wine Origins Alliance. “Now, even while we are social distancing, wine still brings us together. After all, it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere!”
The Wine On Earth Taste-A-Thon is an initiative of the Wine Origins Alliance, a coalition of 31 organizations from 11 countries that collectively work to protect wine region names globally. Go to www.WineOnEarth.orgto RSVP and find out details on other virtual tastings that are taking place around the world.
About Wine Origins Alliance
The Wine Origins Alliance works to ensure wine region names are protected and not abused or miscommunicated to consumers worldwide.Members represent regions in Barossa, Bordeaux, Bourgogne/Chablis, British Columbia, Champagne, Chianti Classico, Finger Lakes, Jerez-Xérès-Sherry, Livermore Valley, Long Island, McLaren Vale, Missouri, Monterey County, Napa Valley, Oregon, Paso Robles, Porto, Rhône Valley, Rioja, Santa Barbara County, Seneca Lake, Sonoma County, South Africa, Texas, Tokaj, Victoria, Walla Walla Valley, Washington state, Western Australia, Willamette Valley and Yamanashi. For more information, visit origins.wineor follow the Alliance on Twitter, Facebookand Instagram.