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Trade Commission of Spain Celebrates 25 Years of 'Spain's Great Match' Events


Trade Commission of Spain Celebrates 25 Years of 'Spain's Great Match' Events

Iconic Annual Food and Wine Event in U.S will be Held October 4 in New York and November 8 in Los Angeles

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NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Trade Commission of Spain in New York and Wines from Spain proudly announce the 25th anniversary of Spain's Great Match (, the largest comprehensive Spanish wine and food event in the U.S. This annual event will take place on October 4 at New York's iconic IAC HQ Building, while a second event will be held in Los Angeles on November 8.

Hundreds of wines, representing many of the diverse grape varieties and wine regions of Spain, will be featured in a walk-around tasting format. Spanish wineries and their American importers will be presenting the best of their portfolios, including new wines and the latest vintages, to wine industry professionals during the day and consumers in the evening.

During the afternoon, members of the wine trade and press are invited to various tasting seminars in addition to the walk-around tasting. In the evening, Spain's Great Match will open to the public for a ticketed event that will feature, along with the wine stations, some of New York City's best Spanish restaurants and tapas bars. The event will also include examples of Spain's award-winning design industry.

"For 25 years, Spain's Great Match has been the largest Spanish cultural event that celebrates and showcases the best of Spanish wine, food and design to American wine professionals, wine lovers and Hispanophiles," says Katrin Naelapaa, Director of Wines from Spain. "Spain's Great Match has become an important annual fall tradition in New York, and we are excited to also be returning to Los Angeles to present the supreme quality and diversity of all things Spain: wine, food, and design. We are thrilled to celebrate this important Wines from Spain milestone in these two iconic cities."

Wine trade and press are invited to attend the event for seminars and a walk-around tasting from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., while the evening event will be ticketed and open to the public from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. New York seminar schedules will follow shortly.

To register for Spain's Great Match trade event in New York, please visit:
To purchase tickets to the evening portion of Spain's Great Match in New York, please visit:

Follow Spain's Great Match on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with username @WinesFromSpain and use the hashtag #SpainsGreatMatch.

About Wines from Spain: The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior, ICEX) is the public platform for the promotion of Spanish exports and Spanish companies abroad. Vinos de España - or Wines from Spain - is ICEX's brand for a wide range of promotional activities designed to inform trade and consumers about Spanish wines. Wines from Spain has been promoting Spanish wines in the United States for nearly 30 years. For more information about Wines from Spain, please visit


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