Explore Green Spain! Through SommFoundation's latest enrichment trip, participants will have an incredible educational experience in DO Rías Baixas this May.DO Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape and produces some of the world’s foremost white wines (listen to our 2015 podcast on Albariño!). Located in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain, the DO was formally established in 1988.You are invited to apply for an enrichment trip as the guest of DO Rías Baixas to visit the region from May 7 to 12, 2017. You’ll visit wineries in each of the sub-regions to see how differences in soil, climate, and vinification techniques produce a range of styles. Of course, a trip to Galicia isn’t complete without sampling the cuisine that the region has to offer, from percebes and octopus to the famous cachelo potatoes and certified Galician beef.
All travel, accommodation, and meal expenses are included.
Please direct questions to Lynn Fletcher of SommFoundation (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Note: This opportunity is available to US residents only.
APPLY HERE by March 3.
I run a Spanish list with a great Albariño selection. Unfortunately, this trip is right before our busiest weekend of the year. Bummer. Seems like an amazing opportunity.
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Our partners are aware that we are an international organization. As you may have noticed, there are separate scholarships currently available for American, Canadian, and international members for the CMS exams. The requirements for opportunities will vary based on the current needs/preferences of our partnering organizations, who are making these incredibly generous opportunities available to GuildSomm members.
There will be other opportunities available to members beyond the US soon. Please be patient.
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