Wines from Spain Highlights the Breadth of Spanish Wines at the 33rd Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

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Wines from Spain Partners with the Tourist Office of Spain to Offer Educational and Promotional Activities at Premier Food and Wine Industry Event

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Wines from Spain, the trade association responsible for the promotion of Spanish wines around the world, is proud to announce that it will participate in the 2015 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. For its 23rd year in Aspen, Wines from Spain – the only country with its own, exclusive tent – has partnered with the Tourist Office of Spain to showcase the diversity of Spanish wines through various seminars and tastings, with a special focus on the Wine Routes of Spain: Navarra, Cariñena, Rioja and Jerez-Xérès-Sherry.

Wines from Spain will kick-off the Food & Wine Classic with a “Welcome Barbecue” on June 18th, during which they will present the Best New Food & Wine Chef, Katie Button, and offer guests the opportunity to experience the incredible versatility of Spanish varietals firsthand. From June 19- 21, Wines from Spain will participate in the Grand Tasting with 24 tables, including special regional tables featuring the wines of Navarra, Cariñena, Rioja and Jerez-Xérès-Sherry; culinary-focused tables offering Spanish cheese, Ibérico ham and tapas from the Tempranillo Restaurant; and a tourism table with the Tourist Office of Spain.

Guests will also be invited to learn more about the incredible breadth of Spanish wines during the following seminars:

  • Spain’s Great Discoveries | Presented by Marnie Old

June 19 & 20: 2:00 pm–2:45 pm

  • Spain’s Best Cheese & Wine | Presented by Laura Werlin & Megan Krigbaum

June 19 & 20: 3:45 pm-4:30 pm

“The Food & Wine Classic has always been an important event to us, and we’re thrilled to enhance our presence at the Classic this year, thanks to the partnership with the Tourist Office of Spain,” said Katrin Naelapaa, Director of Wines from Spain. “We look forward to helping guests further explore the culturally rich landscape of Spain by tasting its wines and food.”

For more information on the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, please visit

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.

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