At these days Bodegas San Alejandro is in Russia, in the Selection Peñin Guide Room in Moscow. The event was yesterday, 23th of April, in the Karnsy Obtyabr Space of the Russian capital, where it were presented the best wines from Spain according to Peñín Guide 2014.
They were different criteria to select the wineries for show their wines yesterday, they are wines that have been scored 90 or more points in the Guide and have obtained from 3 to 5 stars.
They have participated just 24 wineries in this exlusive Show, and only Bodegas San Alejandro from de four appellations located in Aragon.
The event have been aimed to wine professionals and media, and there were importers, distributors, sommeliers, stores, supermarkets, etc.
We also attended to a José Peñín (in the picture with Natalia, our commercial) press conference for the russian media, where he presented the guide and he was talking about who important is in the wine world.
We have leveraged to make commercial visitas in other parts of the country, where we sell our wines.
In Russia, according to the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of Spain in Moscow, they don't have enough wine production to attend the demand, and they imported 60% of wine consumed.
Spain is nowadays the third country which supply them bottled wine, but the russian interest in the Spanish wine has increased in recent years and these figures may change.
For now, they already know the wines of Bodegas San Alejandro, and they love them!