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Wines from Spain Annual Tasting 2019 highlights trade and consumer visitors excitement for Spanish wine category.

The wine trade was out in force on Thursday 7 March for the 2019 Wines from Spain Annual Tasting. Over 850 members of the trade gathered at London’s Sky Garden for a day of tasting and discovery, showcasing the on-going evolution of the Spanish wine category and its unique ability to produce wines for the modern consumer.

69 producers and importers of Spanish wines showcased their portfolios and presented an extraordinary range of wines, from classic to avant-garde styles from Spain’s 69 Dos and 41 PGIs.

In the evening, over 400 consumers explored Spanish wine styles in an exclusive event hosted in collaboration with Square Meal. The consumer event featured exciting wine selections from exhibitors and special, educational, features such as a Cava Bar and a Sherry Cocktail Bar.

Marianne Rodríguez, Assistant Director at Wines from Spain, commented: ‘We are delighted to witness the genuine excitement and enthusiasm from both the trade and consumers for the Spanish wine category. The 2019 Wines from Spain Annual Tasting welcomed over a thousand visitors who explored many styles, regions, varietals and new releases from all corners of Spain. The dynamism and dedication of our producers and importers are allowing the Spanish wine category to continue to grow and evolve. This places Spain in an enviable position where it can push boundaries and meet changing consumer expectations’.

For details on other upcoming Wines from Spain events, please contact: bwines@comercio.mineco.es