Business News of Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Source: Chris Koney
It’s certainly going to be an exciting time for stakeholders within the wine industry when the Economic and Commercial office of the Embassy of Spain in Ghana organizes a wine fair dubbed ‘Spain in your glass’.
Scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra, the event will serve as a platform for participants to discover the exciting world of Spanish wines and an industry booming with unprecedented quality, diversity and value.
The event will be the fourth wine tasting and fair organized by the Economic and Commercial office of the Embassy of Spain for major players within the hospitality industry, wine importers across the country and other wine professionals.
Under the theme ‘Wines From Spain: Explore Our “Winderful” Taste’, it will be the largest selection of Spanish wines in Ghana with over 90 wine brands represented by 7 Ghanaian wine importers. There will also be a unique selection of 4 Spanish wineries currently not available in the Ghanaian market.
Apart from the members of the wine trade, ‘Spain in your glass’ is open to members of the media who will have the opportunity to sample variety of Spanish wines on exhibition and also attend the day’s seminars to know more about wines in general.
Commenting on the event, the Head of the Economic and Commercial office of the Embassy of Spain in Ghana, Ms. Celia Perez stated that “the event is aimed at promoting Spanish wines among Ghanaian wine consumers as well as sharing our passion with Ghanaians.
Spanish wines are popular for its quality and affordability. Spain is a country with a huge diversity of premium wines and it is important to highlight this to key stakeholders within the wine sector.
In addition, there will be insightful information on wines shared by Ghanaian wine expert, Janet Adusei, during the two wine tasting seminars”.
Some of the Ghanaian wine importers participating in the event are Don Emilio, Fabeco Group Limited, Gold Coast Matcom Ltd, IHP Enterprise, Prestige Trade, TT Brothers and West Africa & Gulf Company Ltd. The Spanish wineries confirmed to be present include Alvisa, Bodegas Corral, Bodegas Sommos and La Baronia De Turis.
Apart from tasting the variety of Spanish wines on display, patrons at the event can also purchase selected Spanish wines at unbeatable prices.