The Key West Food & Wine Festival would like to welcome you to España in 2024.
Spain is the worlds largest producer of olive oil with 42% of the worlds production & second largest producer of wine. Enough said?
This years events are presented by famous Spanish artists, the food and wine will be from the regions they were born. From Malaga on the Southern coast to Barcelona on the northern coast, Jerez in the south and the Basque Country to the north.
The foods will be all about Spain, including Tapas, Pintxos, Valencian
Paella, roast suckling pig, Jamón Ibérico & Crema Catalana.
The wines are so diverse from every region. You will learn about Getariako Txakolina from the Basque region, Fino sherry from Jerez, Albariño from Rias Baixas, Galicia & of course the Tempranillo’s from Rioja. The new happening thing in Spain right now are sipping Vermouths, at our Vermut Bar, we will have plenty for you to taste.
You will taste imported olives like Arbequina olives, Aceituna de Aragón, Gazpachas olives &
Gilda to name a few.
Our artist this year is Carlos Guzmán, curated in association with Alaen Ledesma,
both from Cuba of Spanish decent.
One of my ancestors on my mother’s side came to America in 1599 and we are descended from Conquistador Capitan Juan López Holguín de Villasaña, he was born on February 9, 1558, in Extremadura, Spain. My love of Spain comes from my family.
I have traveled extensively to most regions in Spain and I know you will love this years event.
I hope you enjoy and learn as much about Spain as you can, and that you will be inspired to travel there soon and eat and drink your way through this beautiful country.
Event Director | Mark Certonio
Noble surnames, such as Lucero, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century.
The prestigious surname Pacheco originated in Spain, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years. The name Pacheco became a hereditary surname in Spain after it was brought from Portugal.
This ancient surname dates back to Roman times and in 92 BC, a Roman general named Vivio Pacieco, who descended from Lucio Viminio Pacieco, served Julius Caesar in Andalucía. One of Vivio's descendants, Don Diego López Pacheco, who was also known as "el Grande" and was Ricohombre of Portugal, was the first bearer of this name in Spain.
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