EVENTS & PHOTOS

4th Annual Drink Ribera Grand Tasting
Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York, NY
February 25. 2013
Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. hosted the 4th annual Drink Ribera Grand Tasting on February 25, 2013. Over 300 wine industry professionals and guests gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in NYC to taste new releases from 120 wineries. View Photos
WSWA Conference
Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
April 3 – 4, 2012
The 69th annual Convention & Exposition was a RiberaConnect event for WSWA members, importers and distributors. There was an attendance of over 1,900 exhibitors and a diverse audience of media, trade and consumers. View Photos
Drink Ribera Las Vegas Workshop
Jaleo Restaurant, Las Vegas, Nevada
April 2, 2012
14 of the top sommeliers in Las Vegas participated in a blind tasting of wines from Ribera del Duero organized by The Tasting Panel Magazine. The magazine will report about the event in their May issue. After the tasting, wines were presented at a workshop for an exclusive audience of professionals, buyers and national media.View Photos
Savor Dallas Food & Wine Festival 2012
Dallas, Texas
March 30 – 31, 2012
Drink Ribera attended the 8th edition of Savor Dallas, Texas. This fair brings together over 4,000 industry professionals, media and consumers. More than 60 chefs in the state of Texas attended. Brand Ambassador, April Cullom, along with two master sommeliers presented a seminar to 60 attendees of the press and consumers.View Photos
Drink Ribera Boca Raton Lounge
The Spaniard Café, Boca Raton, Florida
March 25, 2012
The Drink Ribera Boca Raton Lounge featured a selection of magnums that are available in the Florida market, in addition to a variety of wines available. The space was set up in a standing reception style format with wines being poured at the bar. Tapas were be prepared by Chef Jorge Luis Fernández and served for all guests. View Photos
Drink Ribera Miami Workshop
The Miami Culinary Institute, Miami, Florida
March 26, 2012
The Drink Ribera Miami Workshop featured both wineries seeking importers, as well as wines that are available in the Florida market. A selection of wine with importers were presented in a blind tasting to 30 professional sommeliers in the Miami Culinary Institute’s expo laboratory space.
Following the blind tasting was a walk-around tasting for wineries seeking importers by sommeliers, importers and distributors. The reception was held at the Miami Culinary Institute’s restaurant Tuyo, where a selection of tapas were served along with the wines. View Photos
Drink Ribera Grand Tasting New York 2012
SOHO Hotel, New York, New York
March 12, 2012
The third annual Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. Grand Tasting was held on March 12, 2012. Over 300 top media and trade influencers attended this comprehensive grand tasting event, featuring Ribera del Duero wines. 2 VIP seminars hosted by Pablo Alvarez of Vega Sicilia were held in the VIP SOHI space on the top floor of the hotel. Light tapas and cheeses were presented with the wines. The consumer portion of the was held in partnership with Gotham Magazine. View Photos
Boston Wine Expo 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
January 21 – 22, 2012
Over 30 wines from Ribera del Duero with distribution in the Boston market were featured at the Drink Ribera table pavilion at the Boston Wine Expo. There were over 12,000 consumer attendees and 3,000 trade professionals throughout the course of the weekend. On Saturday, January 21, 2011, Brand Ambassador April Cullom will be hosted a seminar for trade and paid consumers. View Photos
Orlando Workshop
Lago Restaurant, Orlando, Florida
November 14, 2011
The Drink Ribera Orlando Workshop featured both wineries seeking importers, as well as wines that are available in the Florida market. The restaurant was set up in a walk-around style format. Brand Ambassador April Cullom hosted a VIP seminar featuring the wines of Vega Sicilia. View Photos
Drink Ribera San Francisco Workshop
Terra Gallery, San Francisco, California
November 7, 2012
The Drink Ribera San Francisco Workshop featured both wineries seeking importers, as well as wines that are available in the Northern California market. The gallery was set up in a walk-around style format. Brand Ambassador April Cullom hosted two VIP seminars featuring the wines of Vega Sicilia. View Photos
Great Match Atlanta
The Biltmore Ballrooms, Atlanta, Georgia
October 25, 2011
Sponsored by ICEX/Wines from Spain, The Great Match is an annual tasting series which brings together trade, media and consumers for a full day of Spanish wine tasting. Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. sponsored the event. View Photos
Great Match Seattle
The Washington Athletic Club, Seattle, Washington
October 13, 2011
Sponsored by ICEX/Wines from Spain, The Great Match is an annual tasting series which brings together trade, media and consumers for a full day of Spanish wine tasting. Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. sponsored the event. View Photos
Great Match New York
The Metropolitan Pavilion
October 6, 2011
Sponsored by ICEX/Wines from Spain, The Great Match is an annual tasting series which brings together trade, media and consumers for a full day of Spanish wine tasting. Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. sponsored the event. Sommelier, Steven Olson hosted a Ribera del Duero seminar. View Photos
Drink Ribera Grand Tasting – New York City – February 23, 2010
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Santé Magazine Awards Gala – Bolton Landing, New York – October 18 – 19, 2009
Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. was the exclusive wine sponsor of the 2009 Santé Restaurant Awards Gala Dinner at the annual Santé Magazine Symposium held on October 19 at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, New York. The 2009 Santé Restaurant Awards honored 60 restaurants for excellence in culinary, wine, and spirits hospitality and service. View Photos
Drink Ribera Lounge – New York City – October 6, 2009
The Drink Ribera Lounge was an invitation-only campaign launch event held at the exclusive Union Square Lounge in New York City. Over 200 media and trade influencers celebrated the launch of the Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. campaign. Guests tasted through 40 wines from Ribera del Duero, including 11 Magnums specially decanted for the evening and paired with Spanish tapas and cheeses. Key speakers were José Trillo, President of the Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero and Brand Ambassador, April Cullom. View Photos
The New York Great Match: Wine & Tapas – New York City – October 6, 2009
Sponsored by ICEX/Wines from Spain, The Great Match: Wine & Tapas is an annual tasting series that brings together trade, media and consumers for a full day of Spanish wine tasting. On October 6, 2009 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. hosted two tasting tables and presented wines to over 750 attendees. View Photos
8th Annual Miami International Wine Fair - Miami Beach – September 26-27, 2009
The 8th Annual Miami International Wine Fair, held September 26–27, 2009 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, is one of the largest wine tradeshows in America. Hundreds of renowned importers, distributors and retailers participate every year in the Fair’s “Buyers Program” that guarantees exhibitors meetings with qualified national buyers. Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. representatives poured a selection of Ribera del Duero wines. In addition, Brand Ambassador April Cullom presented a seminar on Ribera del Duero to an audience of importers, wine buyers and media. View Photos