The Trade Commission Of Spain Announces Spain's Great Match 2014 In Los Angeles

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Prominent Spanish Wine and Food event to be held at Renowned Restaurant, The Bazaar by José Andrés

The Trade Commission of Spain announces the Spain’s Great Match event will take place on November 10th in Los Angeles at the renowned restaurant, The Bazaar by José Andrés. This collaborative extravaganza of Spanish culture celebrates the distinctive wines, food and design of Spain. Over 200 wines representing the varietals and wine regions of Spain will be featured in a walk-around tasting format. American importers and distributors of Spanish wines will present their best products, including new wines and the latest vintages, to wine industry professionals and consumers.

Earlier in the day, members of the wine trade and press will also be invited to a tutored tasting seminar, showcasing Spain’s new power couple, D.O. Rueda and D.O. Ribera del Duero. In the evening, the event will open to the public as a ticketed lifestyle event and will feature, along with the wine stations, a selection of tapas by The Bazaar by José Andrés. A portion of event proceeds will benefit Minds Matter, a Los Angeles charitable organization who helps students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success.

“We are delighted to bring the wine, food, and culture of Spain back to Los Angeles,” says Angel Martín Acebes, Senior Trade Commissioner of The Trade Commission of Spain in New York. “The Bazaar by José Andrés offers an impeccable setting for our Spain’s Great Match event.”

Trade & Press Event Schedule
12:00 - 1:15 pm: Verdejo meets Tempranillo: Rueda and Ribera del Duero with Steven Olson, Wine & Spirits Educator

1:30 - 5:00 pm: Walk-Around Tasting, exclusively for press and trade

Members of the wine trade and press may register to attend at: https://greatmatchla.eventbrite.com

Public Event Schedule & Tickets
6:00 - 9:00 pm: Tasting open to General Admission ticket holders -$70

Those who wish to purchase tickets for the evening event can do so at: https://greatmatchlapublic.eventbrite.com.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

For more information about Spain’s Great Match visit spainsgreatmatch.org.

Follow Spain’s Great Match on Facebook at Facebook.com/SpanishWines and Twitter at @WinesFromSpain.

About Wines from Spain: The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior, ICEX) 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.

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