Cava Summit

The first ever London Cava Summit brought together experts and industry influencers to discuss the promising future of premium Cava.

Spain’s number one sparkling wine is not only about bubbles – it is a time-aged quality wine made by the traditional method. Premium Cava is the way forward for the region, and its producers are determined to inspire new perceptions about the quality of this world class wine.

At the Cava Summit 2019 – Monday 2 December, @ The ICETANK, London, WC2 – the industry debated the way in which the UK trade, together with the prime movers in the DO Cava, can contribute to influence the way we drink and appreciate Cava.

11.00am – 12.30pm
Premium Cava: the future is in the making
Keynote speech by Javier Pagés, president DO Cava

Panel discussion led by Sarah Jane Evans MW including:

  • Richard Bigg, owner, Camino Group
  • Dawn Davies MW, head buyer, Speciality Drinks
  • Nick Room, director, RT Wine Solutions

12.30pm – 5.00pm
Themed open tasting
A selection of Reserva, Gran Reserva and Cava de Paraje wines were available to taste for press, buyers, sommeliers and merchants, including wines from producers seeking UK importers.