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.
- How should I drink vermouth?
In Spain tradition dictates that vermouth is drunk before lunch – it is, after all, a tried and tested appetizer. Having said that, this doesn’t mean that vermouth is only a lunch time drink. On the contrary, vermouth can be enjoyed at any time of the day, paired with food, as an after-work pick-me-up…
- Celebrating the grape harvest in Sitges
The first weekend of October saw the Sitges annual Grape Harvest Festival, now in its 57th year, together with the town’s 12th Wine Show, another important event on our calendar. The Festival was officially opened on Saturday by presenter and comedian Pep Plaza. On Sunday there was a grape stomping…