This past Sunday 27th the very same day that the catalan elections to the parliament in the MNAC (the National Museum of Art of Catalunya) was taking place the presentation of the year of gastronomy and wine, there we went along with Josep Roca from El Celler de Can Roca, the deudeveu choir and all the winners of the Tourism Awards of Catalunya.
The event was chaired by the highest Catalan authorities in addition to the participation of over 600 people, the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, apart from delivering the Tourism Awards of Catalunya declared 2016 as the year of the Food and Wine Tourism strong>.
This event is one of the initiatives that are part of Catalunya Regió Europea de la Gastronomía (CREG), a distinction promoted by the departments of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (DARP) and Business and Employment (DEMO) through Catalan Tourism, together with other authorities, actors and personalities of the country, they work to promote local products of Catalonia, including wine, cuisine and Catalonia’s territories. strong>
During the celebration Catalan cuisine was exalted through the speech of Josep Roca and there was offered a tasting menu made by the School of Hostelry of Barcelona, made entirely of Catalan products and harmonized with wines from all the Catalan territories.
Here you have a photo of the event, Josep Maria Gotarda with the boys and girls from the School of Hostelry of Barcelona: