Banc Sabadell Vijazz Penedès
· Where? Vilafranca del Penedès
· When? From 7 to July 9,,2017
Few things combine better than wine, champagne and music. Proof of this is the brilliant and meritorious life festival Banco Sabadell Penedès Vijazz who for ten years has the best of the world of wine and jazz at Villefranche. Since its inception in 2007, the festival has shown that wines and champagnes combine perfectly well with jazz, especially when the quality is evident both in concerts and in the extensive program of tastings and pairings that are offer.
During the first weekend of July and during three intense days, the historic center of the city is transformed and welcomes with open arms enthusiasts, experts, curious and assiduous, anyone who wants to know and enjoy the magnificent wines the region, while listening for free and outdoors the best jazz artists worldwide.
As a festival, the Banco Sabadell Penedès Vijazz been known position of the best music festivals of its kind and has demonstrated unquestionable solvency deserve a place among the leading jazz festivals in Europe. The presence in its lineup of such renowned names in the international scene as Chick Corea, Arturo Sandoval, Maceo Parker, John Scofield, Paquito D'Rivera & Chano Dominguez, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Freedom Fortuny Brandford Marsalis, among many others, guarantee their path to which is added merit of being the only festival of this quality is free. A treat!
Beyond concerts within the Fair wine, visitors can sample up to 300 references to wine and champagne from forty of the best wineries in the Penedès and participate in tastings and pairings led by top winemakers and sommeliers. This year, Banco Sabadell Vijazz Penedès wanted to make changes and include elements gastronomic offering a careful selection of pairings (cheese, ham, anchovies, foie gras and oysters) and the possibility to taste the same products in stand properly divided between those for the wines. In addition, there will be a dining area, the presence of nearby restaurants, where tapas are offered quality specifically designed to be served with wines and cavas from Penedes.
The Banco Sabadell Vijazz Penedès is an initiative of the Academy Tastavins del Penedès , in collaboration with the City of Villafranca del Penedès , the Consortium Penedès Designation of Origin and the support of numerous public and private sponsors, including highlights the main Banco Sabadell.