The Forum

Jerez De La Frontera

On June 12th & 13th, 2017 Jerez de la Frontera hosted the largest meeting between gastronomy and Sherry Wine with some of the most outstanding figures in the international gastronomic scene. A complete program of lectures, live demonstrations and oenological activities with the participation of more than 200. ​

 

Speakers

Copa Jerez 2017

Josep Roca

Restaurant El Celler de Can Roca***
- Girona.

“Sherry Wines and el Celler: deeply rooted in chalky albariza”

Ricard Camarena

Restaurant Ricard Camarena*
- Valencia.

“A modern view of Sherry Wines, from the kitchen”

Andoni L. Aduriz

Restaurant Mugaritz**
- Rentería.

“Artisans of time: uniqueness from here to eternity”

François Chartier

Sommelier.

"Molecular pairing & Sherry Wines"

Ángel León

Restaurant Aponiente**  
- El Puerto de Santa Maria.

 "The generous host"

The Program

Monday 12

Morning Session | Bodega San Ginés (Consejo Regulador Vinos de Jerez)

9.30

  • Josep Roca (El Celler de Can Roca***)
    Jerez and El Celler: Life Deeply Rooted in Chalky Albariza

10.30

  • Oenology session I: Eduardo Ojeda & Ramiro Ibáñez
    Spain’s Oldest Terroirs Stage a Comeback

11.00

  • Ferrán Centelles (Sommelier of El Bulli Foundation)
    Jerez and El Bulli, the Legacy of Juli Soler

11.50

  • Ángel León & Juan Ruiz (Aponiente**)
    The Generous Host

12.40

  • World Cuisine & Sherry Wines, Part I: Ödenturm (Germany) - Falsled Kro (Denmark) - Casa Marcial (Spain)

13.10

  • Ricard Camarena (Ricard Camarena*)
    A Modern View of Sherry Wines, from the Kitchen

 

Evening Session | Bodega San Ginés (Consejo Regulador Vinos de Jerez)

17.00

  • François Chartier, World’s Best Sommelier 1994
    Molecular Matching and Sherry Wines

17.50

  • World Cuisine & Sherry Wines, Part II: Humphrey (Belgium) -  Podium onder de Dom (The Netherlands) - The Ritz London (UK) -En Rama (USA)

18.20

  • Oenology session, part 2: Montserrat Molina & Willy Pérez
    New Horizons in Biological Ageing

19.00

  • Oenology session, part 3: Paola Medina & Antonio Flores
    An Alternative to Solera: Coming Up Next—Vintage Sherry

19.30

  • Andoni L. Aduriz & Guillermo Cruz (Mugaritz**)
    Artisans of Time: the Domains of Singularity

Twilight Event | Cloisters of Santo Domingo – Tasting/Concert

21.30

  • Josep Roca (El Celler de Can Roca***) and Diego del Morao (flamenco guitarist)
    Flamenco Styles and Sips: Harmonising Sherry Wines

Tuesday 13

Morning Session | Bodega San Ginés (C.R.)

9.30

  • José Antonio Pavón (Director, DO Jabugo) and César Saldaña (Director, DO Jerez)
    Food & Wine Pairing Workshop: Jabugo & Jerez

10.00

  • Guillermina Sánchez (El Cultivo cheese factory)
    Food & Wine Pairing Workshop: Artisan Cheese & Sherry

10.30

  • Break

10.45

  • Julio Vázquez - El Campero

The Limitless Cuisine of Almadraba Tuna

11.15 

  • Break

11.25

  • Fernando Córdoba - El Faro de El Puerto & Tsunahachi - Tokyo 
    Tempura vs. Fritura: Two versions, Two Visions

12.10

  • Tasting of Japanese Tempura and Cádiz-style Fry with Biologically Aged Wines

12.30

  • Bodegas Showroom

Twilight Event | Cloisters of Santo Domingo  

21.30

  • Awards Ceremony - VII Copa Jerez

22.15

  • Gala Dinner and Flamenco Show
Official sponsor
Official Transport
Jerez-Xérès-Sherry

Sherry Wines

Classic, Passionate & Uniquely Spanish
Vino Generoso

Manzanilla

Vino Generoso

Fino

Vino Generoso

Amontillado

Vino Generoso

Oloroso

Vino Generoso

Palo Cortado

Vino Generoso de Licor

Pale Cream

Vino Generoso de Licor

Medium

Vino Generoso de Licor

Cream

Vino Dulce Natural

Moscatel

Vino Dulce Natural

Pedro Ximénez