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Tasting & Tapas: Spanish Saturdays with Raúl Orantes

Join us on the last Saturday of the month (12 PM PST / 3 PM EST / 8 PM  UK / 9 PM Spain) with wine guide, sommelier and gastronome, the charismatic Raúl Orantes for wine, tapas, knowledge, tastings and fun.

Each month, from his home in Madrid, Raúl shows us how to make a different Spanish tapa to pair with the wine we are going to taste!

We look into a different Spanish wine region each week – its history, how it’s evolved and most importantly, we taste the wine together and share our experience of it!

Whether this is your aperitif before lunch in California or pre-dinner drinks in London, join us for these entertaining and insightful sessions.

You buy the wine & ingredients, we meet you online for the tasting!

*** We also set this up for private groups!

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What to Expect

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You buy the wine & ingredients for the tapa.

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When we meet on Saturday, you’ll learn about the local Spanish culture in each of Spain’s wine regions.

(“Feels like you are being transported to Spain!”- Spanish Saturdays client)

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You can make the delicious tapa before, during or after the session.

Details & Booking

Price: Starting at 25€, per household (also depends on the session)
Schedule: Open sessions are the last Saturday of the month (starting back up in September). Private sessions are available any day of the week.
Time: Our last Saturday of the month sessions are at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST / 8 PM  UK / 9 PM Spain
What’s included: your hour long class with Raúl. Wines & tapa ingredients, are not included. (Unless otherwise specified)

  • The eventbrite link to the event (where you’ll buy the tickets) will have the PDF with all the recipe & wine suggestions. We will also email you the link to this same PDF with your order confirmation.  
  • This class is held on Zoom. If you aren’t familiar with the platform, we would be delighted to send you information on how to get started and linked up!

What our Spanish Saturday club has said...

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Nic Whyley

... left us buzzing and emotional!

“A virtual experience exploring the Priorat DOCs wines with tasting was well worth it! A very warm welcome, great fun sourcing the wine and preparing the tapas and excellent hosts – our session was informative and gave us a taste of Spain that left us buzzing and emotional!”

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Sarah Edwards

Really good time!

“I took part in an online tasting and had. Really good time! Thanks Jo and team, looking forward to the next one!”

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catherine mclean

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Value

“I attended the online wine tasting and tapas party on Saturday! I had so much fun. The presentation was fabulous and extremely interesting. It was as if I was in the room with friends. Which is something we are all missing. I cannot recommend this enough and I shall be joining in on the next one too!”

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Sarah Hughes

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“The Insider’s Travel virtual Spanish wine tastings & tapas are the highlight of my week… Jo & Raul guide you through the wine and tapas for a great evening of learning, tasting, quirky insights and laughter… it’s the next best thing to being on holiday. The only downside is I’m now in love with Priorat…”

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Amos Goldreich

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Value

“If you are struggling to think of how to entertain friends or clients, I highly recommend this! We asked Joanna to put together a private version of Spanish Saturday, Tasting and Tapas for our group online party. – it really does make you feel you are being transported to Spain. I like the food element and learning about wine. Rául is very engaging and I love the hosted style and repartee between him and Joanna. A great evening in!”