Spanish Reds and a White Make for an Enjoyable Tapas Party

We held a Tapas party to celebrate our forthcoming 35th Wedding Anniversary.   A variety of hot and cold dishes were prepared, including meatballs, sardines and chorizo stew.  We offered guests a choice of three Spanish wines to go with the Tapas – Torres Viña Esmerelda 2009 a Penedes white from Costco.  Aromatic, fruity and herby.  A good choice to go with a variety of dishes.  We had two reds to match with the richer meat-based dishes – Campo Viejo Rioja Crianza and Geni Tempranillo, the latter in a wine box. Both wines were also from Costco.  Both we and our guests thought these also worked well with the variety of dishes on offer.

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