90+ Spanish Wine Dinner
Fish at MGM National Harbor | Tuesday, October 8 | 7 PM
Six Courses with Pairings from Grapes of Spain
Discover the future of Spanish wine during this one-night-only special event at Fish by José Andrés. Guests will dine on six courses created by Fish Executive Chef John Heineke to pair with featured wines from Spanish importer Aurelio Cabestrero, owner of Grapes of Spain. Each wine is hand-selected by Aurelio from family winegrowers that focus only on high quality and limited production – and have earned 90 points or more.
Aurelio Cabestrero is originally from Madrid, Spain. He worked at Madrid's Cafe de Oriente Restaurant for three years before coming to the US to work as Sommelier for Taberna del Alabardero in Washington, DC. He worked at Taberna del Alabardero for three years and also worked as Sommelier at Marcel's in Washington, DC before pursuing his passion to import wines from his country, Spain.
Aurelio won the Ruinart 1993 prize as the Best Sommelier in Spain, Best young Sommelier in 1994 by Wine and Gastronomic Magazine, and came in second place at the National Sopexa Competition of French Wines and Spirits 1994. He is also founding member of the Madrid Association of Sommeliers.