Ghana: Annual Spanish Wine Fair Held

12 October 2019

The Economic and Commercial office of the Embassy of Spain in Ghana on Thursday held this year's edition of the annual Spanish Wine Fair dubbed "Spain in your glass".

The event took place at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra.

The programme was targeted at key players within the hospitality industry, especially wine importers and other professionals.

The event served an opportunity for participants to discover the world of Spanish wines through wine tasting and seminars.

This year's edition presented the largest selection of wines from Spain in Ghana with over 90 wines through the collaboration of five Ghanaian wine importers and three Spanish wineries.

The five Ghanaian wine importers which participated in the fair were Don Emilio, Marina Distribution, Prestige Trade, TT Brothers Limited and West Africa & Gulf Company Ltd, whilst the Spanish wineries representatives were Bodegas Valdepablo, Bodegas Illana and RM Rioja.

Patrons of the event had the chance to buy a variety of wines at affordable prices from these companies.

Two wine seminars took place showcasing the various wines of Spain (70 denominations of origin) where attendants had the opportunity to listen to a Ghanaian wine tasting expert.

Commenting on the event, the Head of the Economic and Commercial office of the Embassy of Spain in Ghana, Mr Miguel Higuera Maté pointed to the importance of the Spanish wine sector, as the country was one of the three biggest producers and exporters worldwide.

Mr Higuera thanked all the professionals and individuals who had been promoting Spanish wines in Ghana and made it possible to organise such an event for the fifth year in a row.

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