Scenes from Txak Blok (Txakolina festival)

Thanks to everyone who came out yesterday to experience these truly unique wines and ciders from the Basque Country and Spain. And a special thanks to the inimitable Señor André Tamers who made the trip especially for this fantastic event…

André selflessly demonstrated how to use a porron.

Peppers stuffed with olive and wrapped in marinated anchovies.

Whole figs wrapped in jamón serrano.

Chef Esteban Escobar (foreground) with his lovely wife Sarah, one of the managers at Vino Vino.

The whole world is talking about Txakolina.

Here in Austin, we’re drinking it!

From left: Jeff Courington (owner, Vino Vino), André Tamers, John Mintz (Ambiente Distribution), and Kelly Bell Jr. (owner, Vino Vino).

One Response to “Scenes from Txak Blok (Txakolina festival)”

  1. […] Basque, Spanish, and French wines André Tamers, Vino Vino owner Jeff Courington, and Tracie P at a Txakolina tasting in Austin on […]

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: