“The Grand Wines aims to be the leader in quality and distribution for modern Spanish brands”


What is the The Spanish Fine Wine Institute?

Bringing the leading Spanish wineries together, The Spanish Fine Wine Institute is a private academic association. The Wine Institute brings together the resources of 20 wineries and affiliate businesses to support academic study and wine culture, international market development, media relations, scientific research and education programs that benefit the entire wine industry and consumers. The Wine Institute also pursues numerous programs and community alliances that promote sustainable and healthy practices from the ground to the bottle.


What are the Institute's goals?

To support wine academic study and culture development, tp promote the Spanish wine tradition, to lead scientific research in wine industry and to empower local wine communities and consumers.


What does the Institute do to attain the goals?

Lots! Short, agile and modern courses with an important experiential and training component. The Wine Institute’s motto is “Taste, learn, experience, travel & enjoy” involving the wide range of education opportunitites in different fields which include:

  • Training & Education
  • Sommellerie & Enology
  • Wine & Art tastings
  • Spanish vinification & culture
  • Master Classes (from 25 October to 7 November Araex will be in Hong Kong, Shangai & Tokyo conducting masterclasses.)
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Enotourism & Wine Tourism


Find out more about Araex in FOUR's earlier interview, 'Excellence, Made in Spain'. Register to be part of the Spanish Fine Wine Institute on sfw-institute.org or by emailing communicacion@araex.com.