‘Tis the season for Tasta Porrera

by  |  16-11-2012

This past Saturday was the Tasta Porrera event in, yes you’ve guessed it, the small village of Porrera in Priorat, Catalonia. It was put on by the very sensibly named, Association of the wineries of Porrera. It shouldn’t come as a shock to see this event come up as tastings of the newest wine releases in the Fall just after the harvest is finished are quite common. In fact, it’s a bit dizzying as they pretty much all happen at the same time and have taken on a similar tone in recent years wherein you show up, buy a book of tickets that are supposed to each be for a taste when in fact it often takes several tickets to taste the “premium” wines. To some extent, we had really quite soured to these types of events as they’re generally packed with people just looking to kill time and get […]
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