News

Sep 02, 2018
Medals for Casa la Rad Riojas at Mundus Vini 2018
Both Casa la Rad White 2015and Red 2015 Riojas have earned GOLD medals at Mundus Vini 2018, the 23rd Grand International Wine Award. ... More >
Aug 31, 2018
New Press - Robert Parker Wine Advocate on Ribera del Duero and Toro
"Luis Gutierrez, the editor in charge of reviews for Spain at Robert Parker's Wine Advocate has published reviews of the latest vintages from Ribera del Duero and Toro. ... More >
Aug 06, 2018
New Press from James Suckling - August 2018
James Suckling recently published his annual Spanish tasting report. He has tasted and rated wines from Luna Beberide (Bierzo), Caudalia (Navarra) and Casa la Rad (Rioja) among others. ... More >
Jul 23, 2018
New Press - View from the Cellar Issue #75 May/June 2018
John Gilman, publishes View from the Cellar 6 times a year with incredibly detailed tasting notes. In the May/June 2018 issue he had a focus on Spanish wines, including a broad range of the current Grapes of Spain portfolio. ... More >
Jun 19, 2018
San Roman Toro 2014 - 94 points Highly Recommended
"The latest issue of The Wine Spectator's Advance newsletter featured a number of highly rated and recommended wines including:
San Roman Toro 2014 ... More >
Jun 14, 2018
First Reviews for 2017 Roses
"Rose sales continue at a furious pace. In the last few years we've slowly been adding additional rose wines to our portfolio. We currently represent 4 dry, rose wines; two made from Garnacha, one from Tempranillo and one from Bobal. ... More >
May 01, 2018
New Press from Wine & Spirits Magazine
"Wine and Spirits Magazine's latest issue lavishes high praise on two of our outstanding red wines.
Garmon DO Ribera del Duero 2015 - 94 points and Descarte DO Toro 2014 - 93 points
""Rich in Mediterranean spice and a powerful layer of black fruits, this is a classic Toro""" ... More >
Feb 20, 2018
Astrales Ribera del Duero 2014 - 93 points Wine Enthusiast
"We are pleased to announce the Astrales Ribera del Duero 2014 continues its string of outstanding accolades with a new, 93 point score and selection as Editor's Choice in the upcoming April issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine. ... More >
Dec 31, 2017
San Roman Toro - a powerfully good bottle that tells richly compelling stories
Wine and Travel blog Wine Thirty Flight is sharing the ten bottles that most dominated their wine consciousness, that kept them talking and remembering every peculiar scent and taste, and that opened their eyes to histories and landscapes they may have not previously known during 2017. ... More >
Dec 29, 2017
Manuel Manzaneque's Castilla wines rated by The Wine Advocate
"The latest issue of Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate includes reviews of Manuel Manzaneque's wines in the Latest releases from Central Spain article. ... More >
May 18, 2017
New Press for Luna Beberide Godello 2015 at Maker's Table
Called a "terrific value" and possessing a "a serious, stony heart," Luna Beberide's 2015 Godello got a nice write up on the Maker's Table wine blog. ... More >
May 16, 2017
New Press for Adras Godello 2014 at Maker's Table
"It’s spritely, a bowlful of succulent yellow tree fruits, white petals, and green olives. The body yields a pleasant, sappy grapeyness festooned with laurel and herbs. The acidity is medium and the wine finishes slowly; what lingers is like apple skin rubbed with lemon oil and brine." ... More >

Events

Winemaker Dinner Isaac Fernandez - Botanero 9/27
Sep 27, 2018
TIME:     6:30 PM until 9:30 PM
WHERE:     Botanero Restaurant

ISAAC FERNANDEZ WINE DINNER

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 | 6:30PM | $95 PER PERSON, ALL-INCLUSIVE

You may purchase tickets here

 

 

BIUTIFUL CAVA BRUT

 

EGEO VERDEJO 2016, RUEDA

SCALLOP CEVICHE

Thinly sliced scallop, valencia orange, cucumber, ginger, grilled shishito pepper

 

 

LEGADO DEL MONCAYO GARNACHA ROSÉ 2017, CAMPO DE BORJA

CRAB MOUSSE

Maryland crab mousse with avocado and red fresno pepper gastrique

 

 

PINGAO TEMPRANILLO 2016, RIOJA

VEAL OSSOBUCO

stuffed piquillo pepper with pulled, braised veal ossobuco; pine nuts, purple

cauliflower purée

 

 

BOVALE BOBAL 2016, UTIEL-REQUENA

GRILLED SWORDFISH

grilled swordfish, sautéed spigariello, roasted gooseberries, tarragon sauce

 

 

FINCA LA MATA 2016, RIBERA DEL DUERO

PORK CHEEK

braised pork cheek, provencal grits, tempranillo reduction

 

 

CALIGO SWEET WINE 2006-07, CATALUNYA

PANNA COTTA

layers of blood orange and dulce de leche panacotta


Winemaker Dinner Isaac Fernandez - Joselito 9/26
Sep 26, 2018
TIME:     6:30 PM until 9:30 PM
WHERE:     Joselito Casa de Comidas

Wine dinner September, Wednesday 26th Wine Maker Isaac Fernandez

6:30 Cocktail 7:00 Dinner

$99 per person (Tax and Gratuity included)

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A CAVA WELCOME RECEPTION

Gazpacho Andaluz

Cold Tomato soup “Gazpacho”

Buñuelo de bacalao ali-oli de miel

Salted Codfish fritters with honey Ali-oli

Tostada de Pate de Pollo

Chicken liver terrine, sherry pearls on a toast

Biutiful Brut Nature NV D.O. Cava

FIRST COURSE

Carpaccio de gambas al ajillo, Ensalada de la Casa, vinagreta de Yuzu

Shrimp carpaccio with house salad and Yuzu vinaigrette

Legado de Moncayo Garnacha Blanca 2016 D.O. Campo de Borja

SECOND COURSE

Guiso de Rape al Ajoarriero, crema de aceitunas negras

Stewed monkfish with peppers, garlic and black olives

Adras Mencia 2013 D.O. Ribeira Sacra

THIRD COURSE

Magret de Pato con remolacha asada, cous cous de coliflor, salsa de romero

Duck breast, roasted beets, cauliflower cous-cous, rosemary sauce

Bovale 2015 Bobal D.O. Utiel-Requena

FOURTH COURSE

Entrecote con salsa de Finca La Mata y patatas revolconas con panceta crujiente

Grilled entrecote wit Finca La Mata sauce, smoked paprika mashed potatoes, crispy pork belly

Finca La Mata Tempranillo 2016 D.O. Ribera del Duero

FIFTH COURSE

Filloas rellenas de crema pastelera, frutos rojos, helado de fresa

Crepe stuffed with pastry cream, red fruits, strawberry ice-cream

Biutiful Rose NV D.O. Cava


Winemaker Dinner Isaac Fernandez - Lock 72 9/25
Sep 25, 2018
TIME:     6:30 PM until 9:00 PM
WHERE:     Lock 72 Kitchen & Bar

Isaac Fernandez Wine Dinner

Tuesday September 25th @6:30

$99 Including Tax and Gratuity

You may purchase tickets here

 

All Guests will be welcomed with Cava Biutiful Brut Nature

1st Course

Halibut, Roasted Pear, Turnip

Legado Del Moncayo White Garnacha Blanca 2016

2nd Course

Cumin Dusted Grilled Tuna, Blacked Eyed Peas, Tuscan Kale

Acentor Garnacha 2016

3rd Course

Braised Beef Short Rib with Ragout of Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Wild Mushrooms, Bok Choy

Finca La Mata Tempranillo 2016

4th Course

Cheese Course with Fall Fruit Compote

Legado del Moncayo Vendimia Seleccionada 2016

 

Lock 72 Kitchen & Bar

10128 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854