EMILIO MORO AND DOMINGO ZAPATA WILL CAPTURE THE MAGNIFICENCE OF SPANISH WINE INTO NEW YORK CITY SKY

  • • Times Square, one of the most iconic NYC spots, is the place where a variety of bottles of Emilio Moro will be immortalized through art.
  • • The 30,000 square feet piece of art, will be signed by the author and José Moro at 50 meters high.

Bodegas Emilio Moro, benchmark of the longest-standing cellars of Ribera del Duero wines and traditions in Spain, were immortalized in the “Big Apple” through the art of plastic artist Domingo Zapata, who personally selected a variety of bottles to be captured on the exterior walls of the One Times Square building.

Domingo Zapata is a Spanish-American artist born in Palma de Mallorca, and his pieces of art includes a large mural in the lobby of the Freedom Tower, the emblematic Plaza Hotel and a panel in the Colosseum in Rome. This time, he decided to take his art further, rised 50 meters high in a crane to paint an 30 thousand square feet art piece.

After 20 years of successful career, Zapata gives a beautiful tribute to Spanish culture through his own experience and retrospective. A variety of emblematic bottles of Bodegas Emilio Moro were chosen for playing an important role in his life. For as long as he can remember, Domingo fell in love with this wine and learned to appraise the winery and Spanish tradition.

With this monumental artwork is aiming to capture the very essence of Spain. “To do so, I have to include the wine as a fundamental part of my country and the perfect way to capture this is reflecting the greatness of our wine industry through Bodegas Emilio Moro”, according to the artist.

José Moro, president of Bodegas Emilio Moro, who was recently named as one of the 100 most creative entrepreneurs by Forbes Spain Magazine, was invited to be part of the artistic piece. Capturing his love of wine and art in this mural.

“When Domingo explained to me this beautiful project, I knew that Emilio Moro had to be part of it. We are very proud to work closely with him in this project, he is a well-known Spanish artist across the world and we are very thankful for having him to immortalize our bottles through his art”, explained José Moro, president of Bodegas Emilio Moro. “Domingo is known for his passion in every piece and in his work, the same passion that we put into each and every one of our wines,” Moro concluded.

The emblematic bottles Emilio Moro, Clon de la Familia, Malleolus, Malleolus de Valderramiro, Malleolus de Sanchomartín, Finca de Resalso and La Revelía, started to come to life in an abstract mural today, merged with the creativity and art of Domingo Zapata. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy this great artwork from August 15 to mid-September at Times Square in Manhattan.

 

 

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