Trade Commission of Spain Announces Spain’s Great Match 2018 Restaurant and…

first_imgAdvertisementRenowned Michelin-starred Chefs from Spain will join the Iconic Spanish Food & Wine Event for its 25th AnniversaryNEW YORK, October 2, 2018 – The Trade Commission of Spain in New York and Wines from Spain will host the 25th anniversary of Spain’s Great Match, the largest Spanish wine and food event in the U.S. The event will take place on October 4 at New York’s iconic IAC HQ Building, while a second event in Los Angeles is scheduled for November 8. Hundreds of wines, representing many of the diverse indigenous grape varieties and wine regions of Spain, will be featured in a walk-around tasting format. Spanish wineries and their American importers will be presenting the best of their wine portfolios, including new offerings and latest vintages, to wine industry professionals during the day and consumers in the evening.The ticketed evening portion of Spain’s Great Match will be a lifestyle event, which will showcase an extensive offering of wine and tapas in addition to examples of Spain’s award-winning interior design industry. Attendees will enjoy tasting the diverse array of Spanish wines and pair the latest vintages with tapas created by special guest chefs from Spain as well as New York City’s finest Spanish restaurants. This year’s award-winning restaurants are: Barraca, Casa Mono, Lamano, Toro, Tomiño and Tía Pol.In collaboration with esteemed Bilbao-born Chef Mikel de Luis, owner of New York City’s aMona Catering, renowned Spanish Chefs Manolo Alonso, David Garcia and Toño Perez will be coming from Spain, exclusively preparing a selection of tapas for the event. Chef Manolo Alonso is the owner of the prestigious Michelin-star Casa Manolo in Valencia; David Garcia is the Madrid-based Gastronomy Director at Corral de la Moreria, having previously worked at Michelin-star restaurant Álbora; and Toño Perez comes from renowned two Michelin-star restaurant Atrio in Cáceres. “This year’s Spain’s Great Match will bring the best of Spain to New York City, celebrating and showcasing the phenomenal Spanish food scene,” says Katrin Naelapaa, Director of Wines from Spain. “We are absolutely thrilled and thankful to have such renowned chefs and restaurants, from both Spain and New York, join us to celebrate this important benchmark year.”During the daytime Spain’s Great Match, members of the wine trade and press are invited to 4 seminars in addition to the walk-around tasting, showcasing importer and winery portfolio stations as well as regional tables.Trade & Press Seminar Schedule:11:30 am – 12:30 pm: A Tribute to 25 Years of Spain’s Great Match hosted by Steve Olson, wine educator with Michael Schachner of Wine Enthusiast, Steve Metzler of Classical Wines, and Jordi Paronella of Jaleo/Think Food Group12:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Walk Around Tasting12:45 pm – 1:45 pm:  Spain’s Undiscovered Gems from Navarra by Marnie Old, Wine Educator2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Wine-ing Down the Duero River: A Look at Castilla y León by Leslie Sbrocco, Award-winning Author, Speaker, Consultant, and Television Host3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: The Volcanic Terroirs of the Canary Islands by Joshua Greene, Editor-in-Chief, Wine & SpiritsPublic Event ScheduleGeneral Admission: $80, 6:30-9:00pmPremium Admission: $100, 5:30-9:00pmTo register for Spain’s Great Match trade event in New York, please visit: https://sgm_ny_2018.eventbrite.com.The evening portion of Spain’s Great Match will be ticketed and open to the public from 6:30-9 p.m. To purchase tickets to the evening portion of Spain’s Great Match in New York, please visit: https://sgm_nypublic_2018.eventbrite.com.Follow Spain’s Great Match on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: username @WinesFromSpain and hashtag #SpainsGreatMatchAbout Wines from Spain: The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones) is the public platform for the promotion of Spanish exports and Spanish companies abroad.  Wines from Spain – is ICEX’s brand for a wide range of promotional activities designed to inform trade and consumers about Spanish wines. Wines from Spain has been promoting Spanish wines in the United States for nearly 35 years. For more information about Wines from Spain, please visit  http://winesfromspainusa.com/Advertisement Twitter Pinterest TAGSConsumerSpain’s Great MatchWines From Spain Home Industry News Releases Trade Commission of Spain Announces Spain’s Great Match 2018 Restaurant and Chef…Industry News ReleasesWine BusinessTrade Commission of Spain Announces Spain’s Great Match 2018 Restaurant and Chef PartnershipsBy Press Release – October 3, 2018 160 0 Previous articleFaust Releases Limited-Edition 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Graffiti MagnumNext articleRobert Mondavi Winery, the Napa Valley Film Festival and Chef Tyler Florence Host Wine Country Wildfire Benefit Dinner and Screening Press Release Share Email ReddIt Facebook Linkedinlast_img read more