The DO Tarragona Wine Fair, now in its 19th year, took place from 16th-18th June on the city’s main promenade Rambla Nova. The event was held shortly after the Spanish apellation’s Bottled Wine Awards at which we picked up three medals for wines from our Ipsis and Capitol brands.
Around 20 wine, cava and vermouth producers from all over the Tarragona designated wine-growing region were at the fair presenting their products. In addition there were an impressive number of foodstalls offering a selection of delicious local dishes as well as live music.
Vermouth Padró & Co.’s very own master bartender Jordi Vizcarro was on the stand preparing vermouth cocktails so it was the ideal time to try one of our new suggestions: the Caledonia Beach, made with Blanco Reserva and the Tarraco Sunset, made with Dorado Amargo Suave.
It was a real pleasure to share moments throughout the weekend with all those who stopped by at our stand. Spending time together with our customers in this way is an important part of our day-to-day.
- ¿Where does the grape come into the vermouth-making process?
A good vermouth is the finished product of the blending together of several different factors, each of which is equally important in the vermouth-making process. Let’s look first at the grape, an essential fruit in the process. Each grape-growing region will have its own special characteristics, soil type, altitude and…
- Tastings names our Padró & Co. Reserva Especial Best Red Vermouth 2018
We rounded off last year with new accolades from the US for our Padró & Co. vermouths, this time from Tastings. Powered by the Beverage Testing Institute and founded in 1981 with the aim of bringing fair and unbiassed reviews to the world of wine, beer and liqueurs, these accolades…