Spain’s top estates to descend on Vinexpo

Reflecting Spain’s rising popularity as a fine wine proposition, 100 of the country’s top bodegas will gather at Vinexpo this year for an exclusive event.

Alvaro Palacios will be among the Spanish winemakers at the event

Alvaro Palacios will be among the Spanish winemakers at the event

 Dubbed ‘A Taste of Spain’, the food and wine pairing party will take place on 19 June at the Palais de la Bourse in Bordeaux’s historic city centre from 8-11pm.

The event will shine a light on Spain’s top estates and the wines being made there to mark it being chosen as Vinexpo’s ‘Country of Honour’ this year.

Among the wineries in attendance will be CVNE, Pingus, Finca Allende, Marqués de Riscal, González Byass, Pazo de Señorans, Torres and Alvaro Palacios. 

Put on in collaboration with Wine Spectator, during the party cherry picked wines from the bodegas will be paired dishes created by 10 of Spain’s top chefs, selected by culinary co-chairs Ferran Adrià and José Andrés.

“A Taste of Spain is shaping up to be one of the most provocative and essential events of Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017,” said Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise.

“We’re proud to work with Wine Spectator to attract such a prestigious line-up of bodegas to the exhibition.

“Their presence will add a new dimension to Vinexpo parties and will offer great opportunities to international buyers throughout the show. The tasting itself will be a must for any Vinexpo attendee,” he added.

“A Taste of Spain will present the richness and diversity of Europe’s most dynamic culture of wine and gastronomy,” added Wine Spectator’s executive editor, Thomas Matthews.

“No other wine region in the world has achieved such an impressive balance of tradition and modernity, revaluing ancient terroirs, exploring indigenous grapes, and using modern techniques to make exciting and distinctive wines,” he added.

Below is a full list of the Spanish wineries that will be in attendance at the event.

Aalto

Abadía Retuerta

Alejandro Fernandez

Alión

Altanza

Alto Moncayo

Alvaro Palacios

Áster

Baron de Ley

Belondrade y Lurton

Bodegas Aragonesas

Bodegas Barbadillo

Bodegas Franco Españolas

Bodegas y Viñedos Carlos Moro

Borsao

Campo Eliseo

Carchelo

Casa de la Ermita

Castaño

Cellar Vall Llach

Clos Mogador

Contino

CVNE

Dinastia Vivanco

Dominio Basconcillos

Dominio de Atauta

Dominio de Pingus

El Coto de Rioja

Emilio Moro

Farina

Fillaboa

Finca Allende

Finca Mas d’en Gil

Freixenet

Godelia

Gonzalez Byass

Gramona

Grans Muralles

Grupo Codorníu

Hacienda de Arínzano

Huerta de Albala

La Rioja Alta

LaFou

Lagar de Cervera

Lan

Luzón

Macan

Marqués de Caceres

Marqués de Griñon

Marqués de Murrieta

Marqués de Riscal

Marqués de Vargas

Mas Martinet

Matsu

Montecillo

Muga

Navarro Lopez

Numanthia

Pazo de Señoras

Perpetual

Pintia

Principe de Viana

Protos

Rafael Palacios

Ramon Bilbao

Rolland Galarreta

San Roman

Terras Gauda

Teso la Monja

Torres

Valdelosfrailes

Vega Sicilia

Viña Albali

Viñas del Cenit

Viñedos Alonso del Yerro

Viñedos de Paganos

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