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About Alfredo de la Casa

Alfredo de la Casa has been organizing wine tastings for over 20 years and has published three wine books, including the Gourmand award winner for best wine education book. You can reach him at
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The sweet stuff: understanding sherry wine

Sherry is an Anglicization that comes from the name of the Spanish city of “Jerez de la Frontera,” which is how these wines are named in Spain. Produced in a very small region of southern Spain, sherry is considered a […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Inside the Cellar

A place to wine and dine

Recently, La Cave (La Cave, 19 Ngo Van Nam, D1) opened its doors on the north side of the Ngo Van Nam strip – a foodie enclave in District 1. Surrounded by ample glass windows, […]

By |December 13th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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Choosing wine for Christmas

How to Choose the Perfect Wine for Your Christmas Dinner

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners are special occasions where serving the right wine is important. With these special dates around the corner, let me give you some tips on how to choose the right wine. The first thing you […]

By |December 12th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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Más Vino, Por Favor

The best of rioja in Vietnam

Wines from Rioja are internationally renowned as the best wines from Spain. This small region located in the North of Spain probably has the country’s longest history of producing wine, dating back over 2,000 years […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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International Relations

As part of our new series on consulates in HCMC, we speak with Consul General Simon van der Burg of the Netherlands about his country and its collaboration with Vietnam…

Simon van der Burg arrived in Vietnam this January to take […]

By |April 16th, 2013|Business|0 Comments