New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
The Trade Commission of Spain announces that the Tourist Office of Spain will be the Presenting Partner for the 21st annual Spain’s Great Match. The collaborative wine tasting extravaganza will take place on October 8th in New York’s iconic IAC HQ Building and celebrates Spain’s distinctive wines, food and design. Guests will be transported to Spain with over 300 wines representing nearly every Spanish varietal and wine region in a walk-around tasting for members of the wine trade and press during the day, followed by a public event in the evening.
The Tourist Office of Spain is responsible for international awareness of Spain as one of the world’s top travel destinations. As Spain’s Great Match Presenting Partner, they will promote different key regions and cities throughout Spain. These destinations include among others, Andalucía, Barcelona, Islas Baleares, Madrid, Rioja, San Sebastián and Bilbao, Santiago de Compostela, Toledo, Valencia, and Valladolid. The Tourist Office of Spain will also launch a consumer promotion highlighting each of these distinct Spanish destinations with the Grand Prize being a trip to Spain.
“We are honored to have the Tourist Office of Spain in New York as our Presenting Partner,” says Angel Martín Acebes, Senior Trade Commissioner of The Trade Commission of Spain in New York. “Spain is filled with some of the most beautiful and culturally rich regions in the world which produce some of the most exciting wines and food products. We are delighted to have them available for all to explore at this year’s Great Match.”
Trade & Press Event Schedule
11:00 – 12:30 pm: Wines from Spain 30th Anniversary Seminar
12:30 – 4:30 pm: Walk-Around Tasting, exclusively for press and trade
1:00 – 1:45 pm: Bierzo Wines Seminar
3:00 – 3:45 pm: Vinos de Jerez Seminar
Members of the wine trade and press may register to attend at: https://greatmatchnyc.eventbrite.com
Public Event Schedule & Tickets
6:00 – 7:00 pm: VIP Pre-event tasting (Exclusively for VIP ticket holders) - $140
7:00 – 9:30 pm: Tasting open to General Admission ticket holders -$80
Those who wish to purchase tickets for the evening event can do so at: https://greatmatchnycpublic.eventbrite.com
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Follow Spain’s Great Match on Facebook at Facebook.com/SpanishWines and Twitter at @WinesFromSpain.
About Wines from Spain: ICEX Spain Trade and Investment is the authorized governmental platform for the promotion of Spanish exports and Spanish companies' international growth. Vinos de España - or Wines from Spain - is ICEX's brand for a wide range of promotional activities designed to inform trade and consumers abroad about quality Spanish wines. Wines from Spain has been promoting Spanish wines in walk-around tastings to press, trade and consumers in New York and the United States for nearly 30 years. Each year, Wines from Spain hosts “Spain’s Great Match”- an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of the world’s most sought-after Spanish wines paired with tapas from the top rated area Spanish restaurants.