Extravaganza Wine Tasting is an untrammelled and unrivalled promenade wine tasting experience built around coveted, iconic wines and the most talented winemakers in Galicia. The exceptional wines poured at the Extravaganza Wine Tasting have been handpicked by Mr. Luis Paadín and his team. The event is open exclusively to professional experts who will explore and taste over 50 top quality Galician wines.
Extravaganza Wine Tasting events are unique walkabout wine tastings that pair iconic wines, world-renowned winemakers behind some of the Galician most extraordinary wines and unforgettable wine-pairing dinners in selected cities around the world.
His entrepreneurial spirit and passion for wine led him to open the first wine bar in Corunna, to create the "Guía de vinos, destilados y bodegas de Galicia" –Guide to Wines, Spirits and Wineries of Galicia- (Best book of Spain in the category "Best Wine Tourism Book" and between Top 5 in the world, Gourmand Awards Wine Books 2013), and directing the “Salon dos vinos e Augardentes de Galicia” –Wines and Spirits Hall of Galicia-. He is also a founding partner of Gallaecia, AEPEV member (Spanish Journalists and Writers of Wine Association) and member of the FIJEV. Taster at international competitions as Citadelles du Vin, Concours Mondial Bruxelles, Tastevinage Bourgogne, Top Ten Portugal, CINVE, etc. Mr. Paadin has a master degree of Viticulture and Enology by the University of Vigo and was also the first National Champion of the European Competition of Ambassadors of Champagne. Staff member of the magazine “Cepas y Vinos” –Vine and Wine-, he is also a weekly contributor on Radio Coruña, Cadena Ser and Radio Voz. Currently he combines teaching in the hospitality sector with the promotion of wineries, wine events and gastronomy. He defines himself as a promoter of wine.