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Bodega Cuatro Rayas announces the available dates for the 2019 Harvest of the stars

The activity ‘Harvest of the stars’ will be held on Saturday 14 and Friday 20 of September

The ‘Harvest at dawn’ will be held on the morning of 28 September

 

La Seca (Valladolid), 27 August 2019. With the beginning of the harvest, Bodega Cuatro Rayas will resume next 14 of September its wine harvest tour activities. This year there will be three available days to enjoy two experiences that the cooperative winery from La Seca will offer on the 14 and 20 of September: the traditional ‘Harvest of the stars’ (Vendimia de las Estrellas), which in previous editions became the signature activity of the Rueda Wine Route; and on the 28 of the same month: Harvest at dawn (Vendimia al Amanecer), an activity for the whole family that had a great reception last year.

 

In this edition, on Friday 20 and Saturdays 14 and 28 of September, it is forecast that the members of the cooperative will perform the harvest tasks, and these will be offered to anyone who wants or can experience first-hand the harvest activities in Rueda Designation of Origin.
The harvesting experiences include: a visit to the vineyard, perform manual harvest or observe mechanical harvest, take part in the reception of the grapes at the winery, visit the facilities where the wine-producing tasks are performed on this time of the year and finally a lunch or dinner paired with wine of the winery.

Essential experiences

 

For more information: enoturismo@cuatrorayas.es / +34 647 740 517

Carlos Delgado, wine critic: “The best strategic area for wine in Spain is Castile and Leon”

The specialised journalist starred in the first episode of ‘Las charlas del vino español’ a new dissemination format revolving around the world of wine, sponsored by Bodega Cuatro Rayas and directed by the agri-food and wine journalist Javier Pérez Andrés

La Seca (Valladolid), June 2019.- Carlos Delgado, wine critic of the newspaper ‘El País’, is the first guest of ‘Las charlas del vino español’ (Conversations about Spanish wine), a new dissemination format where wine industry experts will share conversations revolving around wine and the revolution that has undergone in the last years. Taking advantage of the new technologies and social media for dissemination and sponsored by Bodega Cuatro Rayas, this content will have 30-minutes chapters that will be publish fully in YouTube, and showcase big Spanish wine experts meeting with Javier Pérez Andrés, a specialized journalist that, due to his career, has become an opinion leader in wine, tourism and gastronomy.

In these meetings, they will share their opinions, values and criteria. All of this in a series of talks, that, for the first time, generates a serious discussion filled with knowledge from the biggest authorities in the industry: journalists, sommeliers and several professionals of recognised prestige. Espacio Primavera 9, located in the heart of Madrid, is the setting for the first of these talks, hold with the journalist Carlos Delgado. In this conversation, Delgado reflects on the wine in our country, both in terms of history and evolution. Besides, the journalist advocates for implementing changes in the way we understand and enjoy wine, with proposals as the importance of promoting sensory education since childhood. Regarding the current situation, Delgado has been categorical, ensuring that “strategically, the best region for wine in Spain is the autonomous community of Castile and Leon”.

As a closure to the talk, the guests and Pérez Andrés will enjoy a meal at renowned restaurants where they paired their menus with Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias Cuvée, a collectible Verdejo wine exclusively distributed to the hospitality industry and the best wine bars. On this turn, Javier Pérez Andrés and Carlos Delgado had lunch at the prominent restaurant-wine bar García de la Navarra in Madrid.

Renowned wine critic: 25 years in El País
The relevance of Carlos Delgado is supported by his wide experience in the specialised press, after more than 25 years working as a wine critic for the newspaper El País. Also, he is the author of books as ‘Cien recetas Magistrales’, ‘La cocina de los grandes chefs’, ‘El libro del vino’ or the most recent, ‘Manual del Santo Bebedor’. He has also been the creator and commissary of events as important as Vinoble, Sicer, TopWineSpain, La Calle de Baco or EspaiPriorat.

Wine culture support
The initiative ‘Las charlas del vino español’ is sponsored by Bodega Cuatro Rayas, a leader cooperative in the Spanish wine sector and benchmark of the DO Rueda. Having quality wine as a key cornerstone, with this new format, the winery wants to focus on spreading the knowledge of the wine industry with the support of the greatest experts at the national level.

Thanks to Espacio Primavera 9 and to Restaurante Vinoteca García de la Navarra