A successful tasting and technical meeting for the Consorzio Tutela Vini Oltrepò Pavese that together with the Club del Buttafuoco Storico and Consorzio Tutela Salame di Varzi participated today in an event called Taste of Lombardy, organized by Gambero Rosso in collaboration with Regione Lombardia.

The success is the very active participation at the tasting desk," said director Carlo Veronese, who led a small expedition representing 4 Italian wineries dell’Oltrepò Pavese at Moltkes Palæ, the venue of the prestigious Danish event - People tasted and appreciated all the types presented, also surprising themselves - it must be said - with the quality and typicality of some products.

The following labels were tasted during the Danish trip: Cà di Frara, Giorgi Wines, La Versa and Vanzini. I was surprised by the full house both at the tasting desk and at the Masterclass in the afternoon," continues Veronese, at his first trip abroad for Consorzio Oltrepò, "and I must say that the result was enthusiastic, a clear sign that we must look for opportunities like this to promote our excellence.

Participating in the Sapori di Lombardia event with Consorzio Tutela Oltrepò Pavese were: Oltrepò Pavese Riesling DOC Superiore 2015 CA' DI FRARA; Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG Giorgi 1870 GIORGI; Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG Collezione 2007 LA VERSA; Sangue di Giuda dell’Oltrepò Pavese DOC 2018 VANZINI

Vini d'Italia live in Copenhagen | A unique tasting to get in touch with the best Italian wines Gambero Rosso is ready to land in Copenhagen with a tasting of premium Italian wines awarded in Vini d'Italia 2020 guidebook.
The World Tour will reach the capital on Wednesday, February 5. The event will take place once again in the elegant Moltkes Palae, with an extensive walk around tasting from 2pm to 7pm. The selection of wines will feature a very huge portfolio of native Italian grapes produced by some of the most consistent and emerging wineries. At 5:30 is scheduled the awarding ceremony of the best Italian restaurants in Copenhagen according to the Top Italian restaurants digital guide which rate fine dining restaurants, trattorias, pizzerias, and wine bars.

After Copenhagen, the Gambero Rosso World tour will stop in Stockholm, Paris, London, Mexico City, Miami, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. During 2020, the tour will also stop in Dusseldorf, Salzburg, Zurich, Dubai,Verona, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, and Beijing. Italy produced 55 million hectoliters of wine in 2018, about 20 million hectoliters were sold abroad. Italian wine export reached the record amount of 6.2 billion euros, up 3.3% in 2018 and has increased by 70% over the last decade.

Lombardy in the spotlight! The region of Lombardy will play a leading role during the tasting. Five Consortiums will join together for this special event. Consorzio Tutela Oltrepò Pavese with Consorzio Club del Buttafuoco Storico, Consorzio Tutela Salame del Varzi, Consorzio Montenetto and Consorzio Tutela Lugana will organise a tasting corner during the walkaround tasting...

About Vini d'Italia 2020 | Gambero Rosso has reached the 33rd edition of the Vini d'Italia guide, today translated into English, German, Chinese and Japanese. Vini d'Italia guide is the result of a year of work by an expert team of tasters who have travelled the country (including Switzerland's Canton Ticino) interviewing producers and visiting wineries. The guide reviews 2,542 wineries and a total of 22,586 wines, awarding the classic scores ranging from 1 to 3 Glasses according to the quality of the label. This year, the record number of 457 Tre Bicchieri have emerged: Tuscany leads the way with 89 awards. Vini d'Italia is not just a collection of scores and ratings, it's a fundamental and essential volume for all those who work in the sector or are interested in quality Italian wines.

(source Gambero Rosso / For info PROMOSITALIA.DK@GM)

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