Spain's Great Match Heads to Austin Texas for the First Time

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Celebrated Spanish Wine and Food Tasting Returns to the Lone Star State on June 26th

Wines From Spain

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Wines From Spain, a division of the Trade Commission of Spain in New York, is bringing its signature food and wine showcase – Spain’s Great Match – to Austin on Wednesday, June 26th from 12:00-4:30pm at 800 Congress. Now in its 26th year, Spain’s Great Match has grown into the most significant Spanish wine event in the U.S.

Hundreds of wines representing many of the exciting varietals and wine regions of Spain will be featured in a walk-around tasting format for qualified members of the wine trade and press.

Spanish wineries, as well as their American importers and Texas distributors, will present new wines and the latest vintages to industry professionals. The event will also include a tasting seminar that will take place nearby at the Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel, entitled “Spain’s Great Grapes: A Deep Dive into the Noble Grapes of Spain” and led by Devon Broglie, MS, Global Beverage Director for Whole Foods Market,.

“Spain and Texas have a shared history and passion for great food and wine and Texas is a growing and important market for Spanish wine. We are excited to have the opportunity to present the incredible range of Spanish wines in Austin,” says Bruno Fernández Scrimieri, Senior Trade Commissioner of The Trade Commission of Spain in New York.

Wine trade and press are invited to attend the seminar from 11:00am-12:00pm and the walk-around tasting from 12:00-4:30pm. Registration for Spain’s Great Match is available at:

Attendees must be 21 or older to enter. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Stephen Schmitz at For more information on Wines From Spain, visit and

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 to press, trade and consumers in the United States for over 35 years. Each year, Wines from Spain hosts its signature “Spain’s Great Match” in various U.S. cities, an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of the world’s most sought-after Spanish wines paired with tapas from top-rated Spanish restaurants.

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