The 19th Madrid Fusión congress is set to feature two very special tastings that will shed light on the history of the sherries produced by González Byass, and on the personality of some its great red wines as well.
Madrid, May 2021.- The González Byass family of Wines is running two historic tastings at the 19th edition of this gastronomy congress, with the history and essence of significant corners of Spain’s winemaking landscape set to be revealed through a wineglass.
On 31st May, a tasting titled “Bodegas Tío Pepe. 185 years between Heaven and Earth. Unforgettable Poetry in a Bottle” will feature a journey through time and the history of this winery’s sherries. A second tasting, on 1st June and titled “González Byass: red wines with personality, from south to north”, will offer a tour through several of Spain’s winegrowing regions, from the south to the north of the country, through great red wines from Finca Moncloa (Vino de la Tierra de Cádiz), Finca Constancia (Vino de la Tierra de Castilla), Dominio Fournier (D.O. Ribera del Duero), Bodegas Beronia (D.O. Ca. Rioja), Secastilla and Blecua (D.O. Somontano).
“Bodegas Tío Pepe. 185 years between Heaven and Earth. Unforgettable Poetry in a Bottle”
Winemaker Antonio Flores is to be the guide in this review of the Sherries made by the Casa de Tío Pepe. Six wines that offer an insight into the past are set to be tasted. All have remained constant for many years and reflect the passion of those who make them. The wines are: Tío Pepe en Rama, Tío Pepe Tres Palmas, Tío Pepe Cuatro Palmas, Oloroso Añada 1975, XC Palo Cortado de “ida y vuelta” and Tío Pancho Romano 1728.
“González Byass: red wines with personality, from south to north”
This tasting will deliver an insight into what makes Spain one of the treasures of the wine world. Led by Finca Moncloa winemaker José Manuel Pinedo, Finca Constancia winemaker Beatriz Paniagua, Dominio Fournier winemaker Marian Santamaría, Bodegas Beronia winemaker Matías Calleja and José Ferrer, winemaker at Blecua and Secastilla, the tasting will feature unique red wines that reflect the essence of the terroir that is their home, including Altos de la Finca, Dominio Fournier Reserva, Beronia 198 Barricas, Secastilla and Blecua.