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News | May 27 2019

Sherry Cup Kicks Off in Jerez with Competition and Food and Wine Forum

The 2-day event is packed with interesting presentations, tastings, and the eagerly anticipated international competition

The Copa Jerez is about to begin! On May 28th and 29th, more than 250 trade professionals will descend on Jerez de la Frontera to celebrate Spain’s fortified wine with countless thematic activities. ICEX is one of the official sponsors of the Copa Jerez. The 2-day event includes an extremely prestigious international competition, now in its 8th edition, that will see teams of chefs and sommeliers from around the world go head-to-head on May 29th.

The teams are Wild X Berg, from Germany; Le Pilori, from Belgium; Clou, from Denmark; The NoMad Los Angeles, from the US; Cheval Blanc, from the Netherlands; Texture, from the UK; and BonAmb, from Spain. The panel of judges includes Josep Roca, José Carlos Capel and Beltrán Domecq, among other famous culinary figures. The competition will be held in parallel with a wine and gastronomy forum, which will comprise tastings, presentations and activities.

The presentations on Tuesday will be Sherry Wines and Business Models, Aponiente 2019 and Sherry Wines, Jerez Region Vine Plots and Albariza Soil, The Sherry Experience at 3 Michelin Star Restaurants, How Sherry Wines Evolve in the Bottle, Ageing Meats to Attain the Fullest Flavor; Molecular Matching: Jerez and Chocolate, a Heavenly Delight; Bartenders, Mixology and Sherry; and Sherry at Corral de la Moreria: From the Wine Cellar to the Table.

Copa Jerez

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