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Rioja Tasting-Bodegas Luis Canas & Amaren 21st March 2024
AA3952

£25.00
£25.00
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Rioja Tasting - Bodegas Luis Cañas & Amaren

Thursday 21st March 7.30 pm

Krantz Kitchen Showroom - Bailgate, Lincoln

Presented by Bryn Stephens (the singing wine merchant) From Alliance Wine the UK agent

We will be tasting a range of 8 wines from these multi award wining producers. One family with two very different style Bodegas.

In 1970 Luis Cañas changed two hundred years of tradition and became the first winemaker in Rioja Alavesa to bottle his young wine rather than sell it as bulk. This bold move, and his continued pioneering spirit, has cemented the winery's enviable reputation as one of the most progressive in the region. Sheltered below the watchful Sierra Cantabria, the vineyards are all old, small plots on chalky-clay soils with a dedicated team of vineyard workers carrying out organic practices. Juan Luis Cañas is now the powerhouse behind this highly accomplished winery, named as grower of the year 2023 by Tim Atkin.

Jon Cañas (Luis Cañas’ grandson) is the imaginative winemaker behind Bodegas Amaren. Jon has been granted free rein to explore the character of Alavesa’s vineyards, giving us a raw, modern interpretation of Rioja Alavesa. Bodegas Amaren is comprised of some of best and highest altitude vineyards around the villages of Samaniego and Leza, where the soil is poor and gnarly vines, ageing up to and over 100 years old, produces small bunches, perfect for making highly concentrated Rioja wines.

These Wines are truly outstanding, and with Bryn presenting it will be a very entertaining night.

Cheese & nibbles will be supplied as normal

All the wines will be available able to order on the night at specially discounted prices.

Tickets are limited to a maximum of 30 people.

Please note tickets will not be printed, so please save the date in your diary. Names and details of customers will be added to our database for checking on the night, lets save the planet a bit at a time.

All Tickets are non refundable.

Delivery

£6.50 Per UK Delivery Address - from 1 bottle upwards for orders under £250. This is a next day service if ordered before 2.30pm.

Orders are usually despatched within 24 hours, to arrive with UK customers within 3 working days. If an item is temporarily out of stock, we will notify you of the delay and you may consider the following options:

  • We can despatch your order as soon as we receive new stock.
  • Choose an alternative that we have in stock.

Saturday and a.m. delivery can be requested for an extra fee.

We can deliver to Scottish Highlands, Isle of Wight, Northern Island and Europe etc. for an extra fee,

Free Click and Collect – Orders can be placed online or give us a call and we can get your order together ready for you to collect.

Any queries should be directed to the shop by telephone on 01522 544737 or email to enquiries@steephillwines.com.

Returns

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We cannot give refunds in the following cases:

  • Items returned after 28 days.
  • Damaged items not notified by telephone to us within 3 days.

Goods returned are at your own expense. We recommend that you use Recorded Delivery or a Courier so that you have proof of despatch.

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