Vins Nus, Simplesmente Vinho, & the search for a tolerable Spanish wine fair

by  |  08-03-2016

I have bitched mightily in the past about how patently horrible wine fairs are in Spain. This however is not a continuation of this series as I attended the Vins Nus fair last Sunday and something incredible happened: I quite enjoyed myself at a public wine fair in Spain. I speak this with amazement as it’s usually the opposite, especially when compared to how it goes in France–and let me emphasize that this is stated by someone who is most certainly no Francophile. While there is often a concerted effort to get anyone who writes about wine to attend these tasting events, whether it be journalist or (hopefully) humble blogger, it’s often like mixing battery acid and vinegar and calling it a salad dressing. These tastings that are open for the public are pretty much just full of people going around and drinking, not tasting the wines. Don’t get me […]
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