Last night, Wifijerez and hosted the seventh annual Wine & Design, held at Frank Gehry’s iconic IAC Building in New York. The evening was divided into two events—an exclusive wine and food tasting began at 5:30, and then the party got into full swing at beginning at 7:00. Attendees were treated to three rosés and two wildly different reds that came from Spain’s famed wine country and the Canary Islands. Sommelier provided info and insights into Spain’s oenophilic history. Wine was served on a custom bar while lamps illuminated the VIP tent.
There were over 80 attendees, including Bruno Fernández Scrimieri, the Trade Commission of Spain's newly appointed commissioner. Top designers such as Will Meyer of , Wifijerez Hall of Fame member Paul Siskin of , Jayne and Joan Michaels of , and Brent Capron of also joined the festivities. Michelin star chef Toño Perez Atrio provided a menu of Crunchy Empanadilla stuffed with artisanal Spanish “Pasaje”, Heirloom tomato soup, curry and cumin alioli-soaked bread crumbs with chorizo Ibérico, smoked potato foam, black pudding ganache with Aire de Moscatel Sherry Vinegar (Vinagre de Jerez PDO).
A special thanks to our sponsors who made this event possible: