The first day of summer, the 1st of June 2017, was marked by the traditional «IV Salon GUÍA PEÑÍN: Best wines of Spain in Moscow», which was held in capital hotel «Balchug Kempinski» with the support of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy.
The event was opened with a master class under the moderating of Leonid Gelibterman for experts of the wine industry on the six best wines from Spain according to the Guía Peñín version of 2017, which was personally conducted by the famous José Peñín. The guests had the opportunity to taste the best examples of Spanish drinks and to appraise the quality and characteristics of wine bouquets.
The master class continued with an exhibition-degustation of Spanish wines for a wide professional audience. The fashionable hotel hall «Atrium» gathered more than 500 people, including specialists and experts of the wine industry, importers, distributors, restaurateurs, sommeliers and representatives of various media.
Spanish winemakers presented to the visitors unique varietal and blended wines that received the highest scores according to the digest. The wines, participating in the Salon, have been carefully selected according to the following criteria:
- wines with 90 points or more according to the guide GUÍA PEÑÍN 2017;
- wines with 3, 4 and 5 stars according to the guide GUÍA PEÑÍN 2017 in the ratio "price-quality".
Numerous guests of the presentation appreciated the high quality level of presented Spanish wines, and the producers got the opportunity to find potential partners in the Russian alcohol market.