The Trade Commission of Spain in New York Announces Spain's Great Match 2015

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For the Second Year in a Row, Spain's Great Match will be held at the Iconic, Frank Gehry Designed IAC HQ Building; Houston is the Second City This Year

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The Trade Commission of Spain announces the 22nd annual Spain’s Great Match event, which will take place on October 7th in New York’s iconic IAC HQ Building. A second event will be held in Houston, Texas in November. This collaborative extravaganza with the Tourist Office of Spain in New York celebrates the distinctive wines, food and culture of Spain. Over 300 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.

During the afternoon, members of the wine trade and press will also be invited to tutored regional tasting seminars in addition to the walk-around tasting. In the evening, the event will open to the public and will feature, along with the wine stations, some of New York City’s best Spanish restaurants and tapas bars. Ticket holders to the evening portion will have the opportunity to attend this spectacular Spanish affair and taste through the extensive offering of wine and tapas.

Located in New York City’s vibrant Chelsea neighbourhood, the renowned IAC HQ Building (http://www.IAChq.com) is designed by world renowned architect, Frank Gehry. “We are delighted to be returning to the unique IAC HQ building for a second time,” says Angel Martín Acebes, Senior Trade Commissioner of The Trade Commission of Spain in New York. “After the success of last year’s event, we are extremely pleased to be working with them again.”

Seminar schedules and event timing for the afternoon and evening events will follow shortly, as well as details on the second Spain’s Great Match 2015 which will be held in Houston, Texas this November following the New York event. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Follow Spain’s Great Match on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinesFromSpain 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 “Spains 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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