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Sponsored Post: The Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival on May 3

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

April 07, 2014



Make the most of your JBF Awards weekend and enjoy the wines of Spain’s most prominent wine region while you’re in NYC! The Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival is on Saturday, May 3, at Weylin B. Seymour’s in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Experience more than 200 vibrant Rioja wines from 60+ wineries, meet top Rioja winemakers, attend expert-led seminars, and taste delicious tapas from 25 nationally-renowned chefs. Rioja is famous for producing an incredible variety of the world’s finest and most food-friendly wines at incredible values, so while you are sipping away, stop off at the Jamón Bar or the Paella Garden. 

Start planning your weekend now and make sure to get your tickets for one of the best gastronomic parties of the year! Tickets are $55 and proceeds of the Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival will benefit culinary scholarships the James Beard Foundation. This event is expected to sell out, so get your tickets today

Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival
Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Tickets are $55 per person. Ages 21 and over only.
To purchase tickets, visit

Weylin B. Seymour's
175 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Participating Chefs: Mark Ladner, Del Posto, NYC; Anthony Sasso, Casa Mono, NYC; Francis Derby, The Cannibal, NYC; Damon Wise, Lafayette, NYC; Jason Kupper, The Thomas, Napa, CA; Mike Santoro, The Mildred, Philadelphia; Dylan Fultineer, Rappahannock, Richmond, Virgina; Seamus Mullen, Tertulia, NYC; Mike Stark, Toro, Boston; Alex Raij, Txikito, NYC; Luis Bollo, Salinas, NYC; Matt Kelly, Mateo, Durham, NC; Michael Sullivan, Cochon 555; Knoxville, TN; Matthew Accarino, SPQR, San Francisco; Jamie Bissonnette, Toro, NYC; Mike Sheerin, Cicchetti, Chicago; Austin Schafar, Amada, Atlantic City, NJ; Maria Schmidt, Amada, Philadelphia; Daniel Olivella, Bartlata Tapas & Bar, Austin; Danny Mena, Hecho en Dumbo, NYC; Ample Hills Ice Cream, NYC; and Despana, NYC.

Participating Wineries: Artadi, Baron de Ley, Bodegas Baigorri Beronia, Bodegas Bilbaínas, Campo Viejo, Compañia de Vinos Telmo Rodriguez, Contino, CVNE, Dinastía Vivanco, El Coto, Faustino, Finca Allende, Marqués de Cáceres, Marqués de Riscal, Montecillo, Bodegas Muga, Ontañón, Palacios Remondo, Paternina, Bodegas Patrocinio, Ramón Bilbao, Bodegas Riojanas, Sierra Cantabria, Bodegas Valdemar, Viña Eguia, and over 30 more wineries still to be announced!

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