Pairings for Mind-Melting Tapas

Renowned sommelier Rachel Macalisang is challenged with finding just the right wines to accompany the wild creations of chef José Andrés at the famed Bazaar in Los Angeles.

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Say Cheese! Perfect pairings with Verdejo and Tempranillo

Red, white, Spain — and blue too. That’s almost all you need to remember when it comes to pairing cheese with its perfect Spanish wine partners. The “almost” part is the fact the wines are not just any Spanish red and white wines. Instead, we’re talking Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero and Rueda’s premier white […]

Recipes & Pairings

Whole Roasted Pacifico Striped Bass w. Verdejo

There is nothing we love more at Pacifico than seeing our beautiful fish served whole. The skin is especially delicious served crispy as the meat turns out moist and juicy. For ease of serving, score the fish on the diagonal making three slices per fish on each side. That way once cooked, you will be […]

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Laura Werlin: Celebrated Author & Educator

Are you following along? Each month on our website, acclaimed cheese and wine expert, author and educator, Laura Werlin publishes an article on Spain’s most prestigious regions for red and white wines. Each article begins with a universal discussion, transpires through culture and closes with tidbits for wine geeks. Laura shares her passion for regions, […]

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Sommelier Smackdown: Fish House Live at 1 Hotel South Beach

1 HOTEL SOUTH BEACH HOSTED A THREE-DAY SUSTAINABLE FOOD & BEVERAGE COMPETITION FEATURING ACCLAIMED NATIONAL & LOCAL CHEFS & SOMMELIERS Limited to 30 guests per evening, everyone enjoyed a six-course live dinner competition and a portion of the proceeds to benefitted Support Surfside Brad Kilgore and Others to Participate in Fish House Live Dinner Competition Click for […]

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Enter to Win

Enter for an opportunity to see the Land of Castles and Lions first hand! Learn about Spain’s two most important wine regions up close with winemakers while touring their wineries and tasting their wines. Sample the unique cuisine of the Ribera del Duero and Rueda, stay in a luxurious accommodations, and take in the sites […]

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Tempranillo – King of Grapes

In most places, an axiom like “ten months of winter, two months of hell” would more likely be the snicker of a competitive region than it would a statement by its own. But winemakers in Spain’s Ribera del Duero, located in Castilla y León in the north-central part of the country, are happy to own […]

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Ribera – Land of Extremes, Home to the King

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune” – Chapter XLIII, Part II, Miguel de Cervantes This quote from Castilla y León’s most famous author could be applied to many things, but perhaps no more so than to the wine region of Ribera del Duero, an area two hours north of Madrid. Located within Castilla y […]

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Verdejo – The World’s Next Great White Wine

Verdejo’s Potential is Endless Ask any Spaniard to tell you their favorite Spanish white wine, and it’s a good bet they’ll answer Verdejo. As Spain’s number one selling white wine, Verdejo’s popularity is undeniable. Ask some of the world’s most famous winemakers inside and outside Spain to name their favorite Spanish white wine, and the […]

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