Cava Tourism set to Boost at IWINETC Grand Tasting

Mar 13, 2023 | Wine Tourism Conference

The DO Cava ‘IWINETC Grand Tasting’ features long-aging Cava de Guarda Superior Gran Reserva as well as a breathtaking selection of winery tour experiences led by professional sommelier Silvia Culell at the International Wine Tourism Conference (IWINETC), Tarragona – Costa Daurada, Spain 23 and 24 March 2023.

If you are a wine lover or a connoisseur of fine beverages and involved in wine and/or culinary tourism, you cannot miss the opportunity to attend the upcoming ‘Grand Tasting’ organized by DO Cava, in Tarragona, Spain. The DO Cava ‘Grand Tasting’ event promises to be a memorable experience for wine enthusiasts and professionals alike. IWINETC Day 1 March 23  from 4:15pm to 5:30pm.

Tasting EleganceSilvia Culell will introduce a selection of DO Cava Guarda Superier Gran Reserva by winemakers dedicated to emphasising the importance of terroir, long-aging, and full production that is carried out by the same winery from start to finish. The results are the production of outstanding and presigious Cavas from Spain.

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Silvia Culell will also introduce some of the majestic tour experiences in the region. From sophisticated evening events viewing the Catalan Pre-Coastal Mount Montserrat to casual walking among the vines in the midst of the Serralada de Marina Natural Park, a step from the Mediterranean Sea. Conference delegates will learn about the grape varieties as well as hear some of the generational family stories and secrets. Then step into the cellars where Cava is produced. Each tour and visit tells the story of family heritage, special attention to sustainable practices to protect the grapes and personal care throughout the year.  

From blind wine tastings with local food pairings to a sunny afternoon with DJ-led Juke Box Vinyls sessions at Alta Alella, to visits with gastronomic delights and vineyard strolls at sunset, there is something for everyone to discover in the DO Cava family of wineries across Spain. 

The (IWINETC) International Wine Tourism Conference program, selection of outstanding speakers, evening networking events and pre and post conference winery tours set the stage for one of the largest gatherings of wine and travel professionals from around the world. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a world-class wine tourism event. To register here>>

The following producers and Cavas included in the Grand Tasting are as follows:

Alta Alella, LAIETÀ Gran Reserva, Cava de Guarda Superior Gran Reserva

Cavas Hill, Cavas Hill Panot Gaudi Reserva Brut, Cava de Guarda Superior Reserva

U MES U, Larus – Rara Avis Collection, Cava de Guarda Superior Reserva

Segura Viudas, Segura Viudas Brut Rose, Cava de Guarda

Giró Ribot, UMa Brut Gran Reserva 2016, Cava de Guarda Superior Gran Reserva

Vallformosa, Vallformosa 150, Cava de Guarda Superior Gran Reserva

Article: Jessica Stockwell

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