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Wine Class: A Quick Trip through Spain

  • Ambrosia Restaurant & Bar 174 E Broadway Eugene, OR, 97401 United States

THIS CLASS IS FULL! Catch our next class on March 10 which will feature Italian wines.

Explore five of the wine regions of Spain at Ambrosia's Wine Class and Tasting on Wednesday, February 10, from 5:30 to 7:00pm. During our "Quick Trip through Spain" we'll visit Rueda, Jumilla, Calatayud, Toro, Priorat, and of course the very important region of Rioja. 

Clarke Schatz, of Southern Wine and Spirits of Oregon will be our tour guide, presenting images and information about the characteristics of each region. This will give you an opportunity to learn from vast knowledge of his experience in Spanish wines. 

Some of the wines we'll learn about and taste are:

  • Campo Allegra Blanco, D.O. Rueada, 2013
  • Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell "12 Meses"D.O. Jumilla 2012
  • Las Rocas Garnacha Vinas Viejas D.O. Calatayud, 2009 
  • Marco Abella "Loidana" D.O.Q. Priorat 2009.

The highlight of this tasting is a 14 years old Tempranillo with several high ratings: Marquis de Riscal Gran Riserva, D.O.Q. Rioja, 2001. WA 93 points, Tanzer 92, WE 90. 

This wine class will be a sit down tasting and is limited to 22 people. Cost is $30 per person and pre-registration is required. Call Ambrosia at to reserve your space 541-342-4141. Small plates will be served with the tasting of the six wines, prepared by our talented culinary kitchen staff and headed Rory Danna.

All of the wines will be available at special pricing valid only for the day. Stock up on your favorites with 10% discount on the purchase of 12 bottles.