Meet The Wine Maker - Fine Wines of Rioja

Meet The Wine Maker - Fine Wines of Rioja

Probably the most well-known wine region in Spain. It is Spain's fine wine capital, a region characterised by rich tradition and vibrant innovation.

With a wealth of historic producers and more recently the region has seen the arrival of a new wave of ultra-modern wine makers, pushing the boundaries and taking the wines to even greater heights!

The geography of the area is also a contributing factor, spanning a terrain that stretches 75 miles from north-west to south-east resulting in diverse climates, topography and soil types – all of which further influence quality and wine style.

As a result, Rioja has a wonderful variety of styles, which we will obviously need to taste.

On this tasting we will be joined by the wine maker and tasting the wines from Sierra Cantabria.

A bit about this producer:

Nestled between the foot of the Sierra that gives the winery its name “Sierra Cantabria” at 1200m, and the Ebro River at 350m, sits the town San Vicente de la Sonsierra, a town of great winemaking tradition. Sierra Cantabria is a much-lauded family-owned producer who crafts wines of freshness, elegance and poise. Six generations of obsessive attention to detail and deep respect for the land has earned them a loyal following.

How does it work?

Simply book your spaces if you want to participate and we'll send you a link for ordering the wines as well as our joining instructions for the online tasting. We are using our new best friend, Zoom, easy to use, easy to participate.

We'll send an invitation to join the meeting at the latest 24 hours before the event start time. Your access information will be sent to the email address used to process your purchase. You will be added to the meeting's 'waiting room' so we can check you in.

When: Thursday, 7pm, 18th June 2020

Where: Your sofa, your desk, your garden? You choose!

The Wines: if you want to taste the same wine as us - we're working with our suppliers we have put together case of 3 wines to taste with the wine makers at Sierra Cantabria

  • Rioja Organza Blanco Reserva, 2017 – bright and vibrant with posh oak - £25.00
  • Rioja Reserva Única, 2015 - refined, classy, spice, herb and floral-tinged fruit character - £26.50
  • Rioja Gran Reserva, 2009 – colossally complex, sumptuous and beautifully mature - £32.50

Special Price for our wine school £76 plus free UK delivery.


After the event:

You will have homework because you will be opening 3 bottles for the event, but we will send wine preservation instructions so you can continue to enjoy them over the following days.



No previous wine tasting experience required - just come and join in the fun and develop your knowledge and tasting skills.

Places remaining: 6

Course Date/Time: Thu 18th Jun 2020 at 7pm

Duration: 1

Venue: online course


online course


Event Price: £15.00







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