• Great Spanish Fine Wine Encounter

    Decanter’s First Spanish Encounter

    GRAND TASTING   11am-5pm

    More than 300 fine wines to taste. 

    Tour the great regions of  Spain in one day.

    Meet Spain's top winemakers in person.  


     All orders made after 16th February will need to be collected on the door. 

  • Masterclasses

    11am                          CVNE – 45 GRAN RESERVA YEARS                                     £60

    Speaker: CVNE’s winemaker Jesús Madrazo

    CVNE presents an excellent line up showcasing fi ve decades of wines comparing two fine wines, Imperial Gran Reserva from the Rioja Alta and Viña Real Gran Reserva from the Rioja Alavesa. Both wines come from the highly regarded CVNE stable, one of the region’s original producers, established in 1879. The comparison of the different ‘regions’ and a like for like vintage going back 45 years promises to make this unprecedented masterclass truly exceptional.

    Imperial Gran Reserva 2001
    Imperial Gran Reserva 1995
    Imperial Gran Reserva 1998
    Imperial Gran Reserva 1976
    Imperial Gran Reserva 1966
    Viña Real Gran Reserva 2001
    Viña Real Gran Reserva 1995
    Viña Real Gran Reserva 1988
    Viña Real Gran Reserva 1976
    Viña Real Gran Reserva 1966


    1.30pm                        RISING SPANISH STARS                                                £48

    Speaker: John Radford

    In this fi rst-of-its-kind masterclass, John Radford presents his top Spanish picks. Spreading his net wide, Radford has gathered wines from Spain’s most exciting emerging regions, including Aragón, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalunya, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia and Valencia. Expect the unexpected! John Radford is a hugely respected authority in Spanish wine. A passionate Hispanophile, Radford has
    penned numerous wine books, including the award-winning The New Spain, and was made a member of the Gran Orden de Cabelleros de Vino for his work in promoting Spanish wines in the UK.

    Huerta de Albala, Taberner 2007 John Radford
    Sangenís i Vaqué, Clos Monlleó 2004
    Tandem, Ars Nova 2005
    Finca Moncloa 2006
    Bodegas Mustiguillo, Finca Terrerazo 2007
    Ateca Armas 2007
    Clio, El Nido 2008
    Castell Miquel, Stairway to Heaven 2007
    Jiminez Landi, Pielago 2008
    4 Kilos, 12 Volts 2009
    Finca Sandoval, Salia 2007
    Valquejigoso, V2 2005
    O Fournier, Tinta del País 2005


    4pm                     PRIORAT & MONTSANT: NEW LEADING PLAYERS                    £48

    Speaker: Sarah Jane Evans MW

    Sponsored by



    Priorat and Montsant are the pioneers of the “New Spain”, producing rich, Sarah Jane Evans MWcomplex, elegant and often highly-priced and highly-prized wines in limited quantities. The boutique hillside wineries of the area have acted as the leaders in the modern regeneration of winemaking, with an infl uence not only in the immediate region of Catalonia, but also in the wider world of fi ne wine. This masterclass invites you to
    sample some of modern Spain’s most prestigious red wines.

    Wines will include:

    Clos Manyetes, Clos Mogador 2007
    Torroja Vi de Vila, Terroir al Limit 2008
    Alvaro Palacios, Gratallops Vi de Vila 2007
    Gran Cruor, Casa Gran del Siurana 2006
    Acustic Blanc 2009
    Santbru, Portal del Montsant 2007
    Cami Pesseroles, Clos Martinet 2007
    Seleccio Especial, Ferrer Bobet 2007
    Cims de Porrera, Caranya 2006
    Scala Dei, Cartoixa 2006


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