Nieves Barragán Mohacho, Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga, and Catriona Felstead MW have officially joined the prestigious group
Three new members have joined the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino in 2022. They were officially welcomed into the prestigious group at the 37th Investiture Dinner, held at The Savoy Hotel in London.
The Gran Orden, which was originally created by Wines from Spain in 1985, recognizes those professionals who work tirelessly to advance and promote quality Spanish wines in the UK. The new members are Nieves Barragán Mohacho, Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga, and Catriona Felstead MW.
Nieves Barragán Mohacho has been raising awareness about Spanish food and wine in the UK for over 20 years. Originally from the Basque Country, she arrived in London in the 1990s and worked at, and became executive chef for, restaurants like Fino, and Barrafina, the latter receiving a Michelin star. She opened her own locale, Sabor, in 2018, which also received a Michelin star.
Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga is originally from Catalonia, and has a passion for wine. He was head of exports for Marqués de Murrieta in 1989, and two years later he started managing his family’s winery. Over the years he has won countless accolades, including the Condé Nast Award for the Best Entrepreneur of the Year, the Gentleman Award, and the Best Wine in the World Award in 2020, from Wine Spectator, for Castillo Ygay 2010.
Catriona Felstead MW is a former winner of the WSET Vintners’ Cup and Vintners’ Scholarship, and she passed the Master of Wine exam in 2012. She was appointed as a buyer at fine wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd in 2013, and was eventually promoted to senior buyer, covering Spain and South Africa.