Spring is the perfect season to open a bottle of Albariño. New releases of 2018 are crossing the Atlantic, and per our recent tasting at Legacy Records, the wineries of Rías Baixas are also shipping highly experimental offerings from aged Albariños and sparkling to local reds. We’ll be showing new releases at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic this June and are pleased to share travel tips and recent insights from top media and influencers. Have something to share? Use the hashtag #RiasBaixasTop5to join the conversation. Salud!
Somms Taste Aged Albariño, Sparkling and Reds from Rías Baixas
Rías Baixas is best-known for their crisp, refreshing Albariño white wines, but there is more to discover than ever before. On April 2, Advanced Sommelier Yannick Benjamin and Master Sommelier Michael Meagher led media and somms on an exploration of a full range of wines, including 8-year old Albariño añadas, sparkling and red selections. The dynamic duo shared insights from their recent tours of the region and ended the event with an exquisite food and wine pairing lunch created by the team at Legacy Records in New York. Read moreand download our tasting notes.
Rías Baixas Albariño Heading to Aspen for the Food & Wine Classic
Calling all food and wine lovers! Rías Baixas will travel to Aspen for the celebrated Food & Wine Classic. Scheduled for June 14-16, we’ll present a range of Albariño in the Wines from Spaintent for attendees to taste and talk about during the festival. Foodies and wine lovers flock to this yearly event as a kick-off for summer. In addition to wine tastings and seminars, there are cooking demos and competitions, led by the who’s who of the culinary and wine worlds. Follow us on Instagram for more on the participating wines and daily reports.
Regional Travel Tips! Favorite Experiences from Wine Industry Pros
Rías Baixas is a food and wine destination of the first order, located in the heart of Galicia, “Green Spain,” with beautiful Atlantic beaches, celebrated seafood, Celtic ruins, and all the Albariño and tapas one could ever want. We asked three wine and travel professionals to share their favorite experiences and tips to plan a visit to the region. Read more.
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