Tuesday, 8 November 2016
8.11.16 Winner of Copa Jerez Spanish Heat
Chef Matteo Pierazzoli and sommelier Juan Luis García of the restaurant Casa Marcial in Asturias have won the Spanish heat of the prestigious VII Copa Jerez food and Sherry matching competition. They will represent Spain in the final in May next year and will compete against the Ritz in London who won the UK heat and the winners of the other heats in the USA, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Russia and the Netherlands.
The Spanish winners produced a starter, a main dish and a dessert which consisted of tortellini of pheasant and seaweed with Amontillado Viejo Zuleta; wood pigeon in its various parts: parfait of liver with Gutiérrez Colosía Palo Cortado, barbecued breast with Sacristía AB Amontillado and stewed thigh with Hidalgo Oloroso Villapanés. Dessert was a salad of chocolate with mint ice cream and PX VORS from Bodegas Urium.