River Walk Hotel to Host a La Fuerza Vermouth Tasting

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River Walk Hotel to Host a La Fuerza Vermouth Tasting and Argentinean Wine Dinner on April 18





River Walk Hotel, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, is hosting an Argentinean Vermouth and Wine Dinner on Thursday, April 18 in its Argentinean-inspired restaurant, Dorrego’s. The evening begins with a special cocktail tasting featuring three types of La Fuerza Vermouth: La Fuerza Rojo, La Fuerza Blanco and La Fuerza Primavera. La Fuerza Vermouths are internationally recognized as premier vermouths. They are made from Argentine wine varietals and more than 40 botanicals hand harvested in the Andes Mountains. La Fuerza Co-Founder Augustin Camps will share La Fuerza’s unique story with dinner guests.
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“Vermouth is one of the most popular drinks in Argentina and La Fuerza is one of its foremost vermouth labels,” said Safet Dokara, General Manager of Hotel Valencia Riverwalk. “We are very pleased to be partnering with such a renowned Argentinean spirits maker.
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“What’s more, we want to introduce the great wines and cuisine of Argentina to San Antonians,” Dokara continued. “There is no better way than to pair several of these wines with the authentic Argentinian cuisine of our restaurant Dorrego’s.”
The menu will feature some of Argentina’s most esteemed wines and will pair these with a delectable four-course dinner:
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First Course
Duck Confit and Wild Mushroom Empanada with Chimichurri Rojo, served with Reganato Sparkling Malbec.
Second Course
Ensalada Pulpo grilled octopus, house blend of mixed greens and fresh herbs, sweet peppers, spicy candied pecans, sliced strawberries and a citrus vinaigrette, served with Mendel Semillon.
Third Course
Patagonia Roasted Rack of Lamb served with chimichurri, garlic whipped potato puree, and sautéed broccolini, served with Luca Beso de Dante Malbec.
Fourth Course
Vigilante Dessert Cheese Plate, served with Areyna Torrantés.
The cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m., with dinner being served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $135 per person and may be purchased by going to OpenTable.com. Complimentary valet parking is included. Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is located at 150 E. Houston Street and the phone number is 210-227-9700.
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About Valencia Hotel Group 
Houston-based Valencia Hotel Collection is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks.  Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Hotel Collection properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The associates at Valencia Hotel Collection are highly trained in a service-oriented culture and take pride in providing exceptional customer service to all guests. The Valencia Hotel Collection portfolio currently includes: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, Calif., Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas and The George™ in College Station, Texas.  The Court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, Texas, Cavalry Court in College Station, Texas, Texican Court in Irving, Texas and Cotton Court in Lubbock, Texas.  For more information, please visit www.valenciahotelgroup.com.
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