On May 17 Castell d’Or participated, with 16 other Catalan wineries, in a tasting session of the program Catalan Wines USA in Denver (Colorado), an event that served to present our wines and champagnes to 70 American wine professionals.
Importers, distributors, sommeliers and restaurateurs from North America were able to sample and taste our wines and cavas, all with the aim of closing distribution agreements to enter or expand the presence of the Catalan wineries in the country.
The event took place at the Magnolia Hotel downtown Denver. Before the tasting there was a a seminar with the aim of present the Catalan wine industry to American professionals. The seminar was led by Lucas Paya, sommelier of the restaurant El Bulli and Jaleo.
Catalan Wines USA is a program of ACCIÓ, the agency for the competitiveness of the business of the Government of Catalonia. The tasting event in Denver is the 20th since the program was launched in 2010. This initiative provides Catalan wineries service commercial and logistics in the United States to introduce or expand its sales network .