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STARS of Spain Will Be May 18th


STARS of Spain, Wednesday, May 18th @ 7pm PST

20 April – STARS of Wine tasting events are a celebration of the wine lifestyle. Join the best in the business for a night of “tasting with the winemakers” from the regions shaping the industry. This month we focus on tasting and discussing SIX legends of Spanish Wine. Your choice of a tasting flight kit or six bottles delivered to your door! 100% of auction proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. LearnAboutWine.com continues its tradition of producing ground breaking educational tastings! Visit STARSOFWINE.COM for tickets and information.

Six Wines – Order a tasting kit or full bottle kit in time for the tasting 

From the Region of Rias Baixas:

  • Lagar de Cervera, Pazo de Seoane, Rosal, Rias Baixas, Spain, 2020 ($28)
    • 96 Points – Decanter

From the Region of La Mancha

  • El Vinculo, Alejairén, La Mancha, Spain, 2015 by Alejandro Fernández ($45)
    • 95 Points – Ian Blackburn

From the Region of Bierzo

  • La Vizcaína by Raul Perez, “El Rapolao” Tinto, Bierzo, Spain, 2019 ($49)
    • 94 Points – Vinous

From the Region of Rioja

  • Bodegas Contador Benjamin Romeo, “Carmen” Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2008 ($160)
    • 95 Points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

From the Region of Monstant

  • Venus La Universal,  Venus de la Figuera Tinto, Guixar, Montsant, Spain, 2015 ($65)
    • 95 Points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

From the Region of Ribera del Duero

  • Dominio de Pingus, Flor de Pingus, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2019 ($120)
    • 96 Points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

Early Bird Pricing – Starting at $22!


Ian discovered the wine industry working for top chefs in the formidable dining rooms of early 1990s Los Angeles; being a beverage expert blew the doors open leading Ian to a career in wine education. 

Working with and around great wine brands for most of his adult-life; leading wine tours and culinary adventures around the world; working as a wine reviewer, educator, and wine judge; Ian loves to build and share his story and convey his passion.  When Covid shut down his event business, Ian pivoted and launched ZoomIntoWine.com as a way to bring his version of wine education and entertainment to a limitless audience on Zoom. Partnering with his family’s wine store Merchantofwine.com, virtual wine tastings with wine delivered “at home” is the latest chapter in the evolution of Ian’s dedication to wine education, edu-tainment and the wine lifestyle. www.winecloudinc.com 



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