Sip summer Spanish and Portuguese wines in Avon |

Sip summer Spanish and Portuguese wines in Avon

Vail Daily staff report
Avon, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail Daily

AVON, Colorado – Selected wines from Winebow Imports Spanish and Portuguese portfolio will be showcased at Avon’s vin48 Wednesday night as part of the restaurant and wine bar’s weekly tasting series. Winebow is a leading international wine importer that has recently developed a strong Spanish and Portuguese division. Mario Scanu from Winebow will be at vin48 to pour his favorite summer Spanish and Portuguese wines.

“This tasting will introduce our guests to some fun summer wines that won’t break the bank,” vin48 co-owner Greg Eynon said.-

Vin48’s chef/owner, Charles Hayes, will pair the wines with appetizers in the restaurant’s wine bar.

The event is part of vin48’s summer tasting series, which takes place every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Vin48 serves wines from visiting winemakers, importers and industry insiders, and pairs it with Hayes’ cuisine. All the wines served are available for purchase at discounted prices from Beaver Liquors in Avon.

“I think this is a great opportunity for people to learn a little bit about Spanish and Portuguese wine,” said Eynon, vin48’s wine director. “Spain and Portugal have a seen an influx in recent history of funding an expertise. When you add to this old vines and hundreds of indigenous varietals, the landscape is very exciting for the wines of Spain and Portugal.”

What: vin48 weekly wine tasting series

Where: vin48 Restaurant and Wine Bar, 48 E. Beaver Creek Blvd., Avon

When: 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday

Cost: $20, includes food and wine

More information: 970-748-9463,

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