Unicaja Banco and Ciudad Real Provincial Council have entered into an agreement under which the financial institutions renews its support to the Spanish Wine Fair FENAVIN, which is held in Ciudad Real. The President of the provincial institution and of the Spanish Wine Fair, José Manuel Caballero, and the Territorial Manager of Companies of Unicaja Banco in Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura, Carlos Martín-Forero Martín, have signed, at the Provincial Palace, an agreement to extend the collaboration agreement for the present edition and for the one to be held in 2025.
Caballero thanked, in the presence of the Vice President of Economic Promotion, Gonzalo Redondo, and the Director of the fair, Manuel Juliá, the willingness of Unicaja Banco to assume the commitments made. He also expressed his satisfaction for the active presence of Unicaja Banco in the Spanish Wine Fair, with a 90 sqm stand.
For Caballero, this is an adequate way for Unicaja Banco to express its willingness to be to the wine sector, as well as to farmers, winemakers and cooperatives.
For his part, Martin-Forero has indicated that, for Unicaja Banco, it is essential to be close to such an important sector in the region in this fair, showing the commitment of the bank to Ciudad Real and Castilla-La Mancha.
Support to small wineries
Unicaja Banco will facilitate in the twelfth edition of FENAVIN, which will be held from 9 to 11 May, the exhibition of wines from small wineries in the region that will jointly participate thanks to the support provided by this financial institution. Likewise, it is also committed to ‘work and collaborate in the economic and social development of the territory’, joining the aims of the organization of FENAVIN and all the programs and activities linked to the fair, which ‘seek to consolidate in Ciudad Real the celebration of the Spanish Wine Fair’.
In order to achieve this objective, different activities will be carried out, including wine tastings and presentations that make this leading fair of Spanish wine in the world a national center for discussion and proposals for the sector.
It also intends to increase, in accordance with the terms of the agreement, the awareness of business owners of the importance of encouraging marketing and internationalization to increase the added value of wine production.