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Spain's Great Match 2023 NYC Evening Tasting

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    Tue, October 17, 2023 (5:15 PM - 9:00 PM)

Mercado Little Spain
10 Hudson Yards
New York, NY 10001
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Sip & Savor at Spain’s Great Match on October 17th

Join us on Tuesday, October 17th for the return of Spain's Great Match and prepare to immerse yourself in the largest, liveliest celebration of Spanish wines, artisan spirits, and Spain’s rich gastronomic heritage in the U.S.!

Experience firsthand the diverse array of Spain’s most important and lesser-known grape varieties and regions as you taste your way through Spain (300+ wines will be poured!), sample a made-to-order Spanish artisan cocktails while watching the excitement of a live wood-fired Spanish cooking demo, or attend a mini-seminar on essential Spanish varietals led by Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein.

Wine Tastings and Culinary Workshop

Along the way, attendees can look forward to sampling 300+ new vintages from many of the country’s leading wineries alongside producer tastings of premium EVOO’s, mono-varietals and blends, a selection of cheeses and cured meats from Spain and more, at one of the country’s largest celebrations of Spain’s culture and gastronomy.

Walk-around food and wine tastings showcase delicacies including:

  • A variety of Spanish jamón and cheese
  • Albondigas– traditional Spanish meatballs
  • Croquetas de jamón
  • Boquerones
  • Tomato Gazpacho with Spanish sherry and EVOO
  • Patatas Bravas– spicy Spanish potatoes
  • Manchego & wild mushroom bikini sandwiches
  • Wood-fired Paella
  • Jamón Ibérico carving, and more...

Events include:

  • Walk-around wine and food tastings, including gastronomy-driven tapas, Jamón Iberico, cheese from Spain, and more
  • Live cooking demos
  • Master Sommelier-led mini wine varietal flights
  • Regional food sampling
  • Food and wine pairing challenges
  • Mixologist-led Spanish Artisan Cocktail Bar
  • Master Sommelier-led culinary & wine seminar (VIP offering)


We're Going Green!

In an effort to lessen our environmental impact, we're going digital for this event! Maps, printed information and other interactive features will be available on Spain's Great Match digital guidebook. Download the Spain's Great Match Guidebook app from Apple's app store or Google Play. Open the app and select the Find Guides tab at the bottom left. Search for "Spain’s Great Match" and tap Download.

Downloading the Guidebook will not only provide all information about the food, wine, beer, and spirits producers in attendance, but will give you access to a range of exciting interactive elements! Vote for your favorite food and wine pairings in the Spain’s Great Match Challenge or put your palate to the test in a blind tasting for great prizes.


GREAT MATCH 2023 | October 17th ticket options :

This year, 100% of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to World Central Kitchen (WCK). Founded by José Andrés in 2010, WCK provides meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises around the world, a cause that goes straight to the heart of the hospitality industry and one that has made a particularly meaningful difference during Covid. Learn more at wck.org.

VIP Access | 5:45–6:30 PM

Evening Tasting Access + VIP Access to include a Master Sommelier led "Spanish Wines & the Cheeses that Love Them" pairing seminar PLUS exclusive 30-minute early access to producer showcase (wine tasting) featuring the Spanish artisan cocktail bar and all food offerings. Quantities limited.

Evening Tasting Access (General Admission) | 7:00–9:00 PM

Ticket-holders receive access to the Grand Tasting featuring 300+ new vintages, "Essential Spain" mini-seminar, Spanish Artisan cocktail bar, and robust food offerings and cooking demos.

THIS REGISTRATION PAGE IS FOR THE EVENING EVENT, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP required. For registration for the trade & media session, please visit: https://SpainsGreatMatch23NYTrade.eventbrite.com

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