Learning About Sherry – Tasting Event with Maria Alvear

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October 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hicks Fine Wines
$30 per person
Hicks Fine Wines

Ever really wondered what Sherry is all about? For some of us, it can only be Harvey’s Bristol Cream – something our grandmother’s used to drink as their nightcap! But it’s so much more than that, and a category that has been steadily on the incline!

Maria AlvearJoin Hicks Fine Wines, Pacific Wine and Spirits and special guest Maria Alvear, of Alvear Sherry as she walks us through how sherry is made, the different styles and grapes used, along with six different sherries for you to taste and learn about! This is a rare opportunity to learn about the sherry category and you won’t want to miss it! Only 16 spots available at $30 per person, this will be an incredible experience! Call or email the store to book your spot! You won’t be disappointed!

About Maria Alvear:


Executive Master in Marketing and Sales, ESADE, Madrid, 2014

Advance Certificate in Wine & Spirits, WSET School, London, 2002

International Trade and Commerce, Berkeley University, California, 2000

Bachelor of Business Administration; University of Seville, 1999

Professional Experience

2004-Present: BODEGAS ALVEAR, Export and Marketing Manager

2003-2004: GONZÁLEZ BYASS DE MEXICO SA DE CV. Brand Manager

2002-2003: WINES FROM SPAIN DEPARTMENT, Spanish Commercial Office, London.

I Enjoy travelling, getting to know different people and different cultures, food and wine in good company, being with my family in our house in the country fields in Extremadura, riding, reading, photography and art.