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Last week we were also graciously invited to attend a wine and tequilla & mezcal tasting at the YEW restaurant + bar at the Four Seasons Hotel. It was a preview of the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Food & Wine Festival on March 22-24, 2012, the only one of its kind in Latin America.

First, we were treated to a few tasty canapes. The food table was quite popular as we were filling our tummy to get ready for the alcohol adventure that we were about to embark on.

Canapes to start

Canapes to start

Then, we welcomed Mark Oldman, leading wine expert and award-winning author, to walk us through a number of wines & spirits from Mexico. Here is a list of what we had:

  • Santo Tomas Sauvignon Blanc
  • Mariatinto Tempranillo Grenache and Syrah
  • Santo Tomas Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Santo Tomas Xaloc Reserva
  • Partida Tequilla Anejo
  • Zacbe Mezcal
  • Sangrita as chaser
Drinking Bravely

Drinking Bravely

Mexico is definitely not a country known for its wines, and frankly I’ve never had any Mexican wines before this evening. (more…)

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