Experience Espana in a Bottle event held in Accra

Accra, Aug. 10, GNA – Fabeco Group Limited,
local distributor of Covides, from one of Spain’s biggest wine producers from
the Penedes region of Barcelona, has held the maiden wine tasting and food
pairing event in Accra.

The event dubbed: “Experience Espana in a
bottle,” would introduce the Maria Amoros, Duc de Foix and Cava range to the

It was attended by some members of the
Diplomatic Corps, business executives, the media, personnel within the
hospitality industry and the public.

Maria Alonso, the Spanish Ambassador, said
Spanish wines were among the best in the world.

“Over the last few years, Spain has developed
very good wines and now we can offer wines that are comparable to ones you can
find from France or any part of the world and we are very proud of this,” she

Mr Christopher Marquet, International
Commercial Director, Covides said the wines were made from the best selection
of grapes from carefully tilled vineyards from Catalonia.

He expressed optimism that Ghanaians would be
able to embrace the wine culture as existing in many countries, indicating that
the wines from Covides were suitable to pair with the various local dishes.

Patrons were able to sample about seven
different varieties of wine.  Each wine
was paired with accompanying dishes such as olives, bread rolls, bites of meat
and prawns.

Kojo Bentum-Williams, the Chief Executive
Officer of Fabeco Group Limited, stated that his outfit puts premium on
introducing quality wines to the Ghanaian and West African markets.

According to him, wines are good, and that
apart from its health benefits, it helps to “make everyone happy and have good

The wine Tasting and Food Pairing event was
preceded by a training session where participants, which included bartenders,
Food and Beverage Managers.


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