Oct 07 2021 12:00 h - Oct 08 2021 13:30 h
Several activities will be held on October 7th and 8th to celebrate Spanish food and drink as part of the Taste The Mediterranean event in Split, Croatia:
TASTING OF SPANISH EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
This first event will be held on the 7th in the morning, led by a Croatian expert, Dr. Mirella Žanetić, and will be attended by managers from hotel chains and restaurants, chefs, gourmet food chains and importers, and trade media.
SPANISH FOOD PRODUCTS TASTING
The second event, to be held on the 7th during the afternoon, is a food product tasting, along with a cooking demo by the Chef María Jiménez Latorre. It will be attended by procurement managers from hotel chains and restaurants, chefs, gourmet food chains, importers specializing in food products and trade media.
SPANISH WINES TASTING
The third event, also to be held on the 7th in the afternoon, is a wine tasting led by two renowned Croatian sommeliers: Siniša Koceić, Alen Gulan and Rajner Rogulj, and attended by chefs and managers from restaurants and hotels, sommeliers and food and wine importers.
The last event to take place on the 7th in the evening is a dinner prepared by the Spanish chef María Jiménez Latorre and a renowned Croatian chef, and paired with some of the Spanish wines that have been tasted in the previous event. It will be hosted at Hotel Park Split and attended by importers, distributors and the Croatian trade media.
SPANISH EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL TASTING
Additionally, on the afternoon of October 9th, Aspira catering school in Split will host a extra virgin olive oil presentation.
All of these activities and events will feature a mix of gourmet products, some of which are already present in the market and others that are looking to gain a foothold in Croatia. Moreover, efforts to promote Spanish wine in Croatia have been under way since 2015.
Organized by ICEX Spain Trade and Investment and the Spanish Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Office in Croatia, these activities seek to raise the profile of Spain’s products and strengthen their presence in Croatia, whose consumers regularly vacation in Spain and have shown a growing interest in Spanish food and drinks products.