All is ready in Hall 6, stand B5/B7 for the Special Edition of Vinitaly 2021, an opportunity to meet and promote the Wines of Lombardy.

There are 26 wineries dell’Oltrepò Pavese present with wines for tasting at the tasting desk and wines that will make up the different Masterclasses in the space dedicated to the Consorzio Tutela Vini Oltrepò Pavese with Regione Lombardia. The companies are present with their labels in the space of Consorzio, in the area dedicated to the Consortia of Wines of Lombardy - in Verona from October 17 to 19.

Vinitaly Special Edition therefore also becomes Vinitaly Special Lombardia. The event represents an opportunity to once again offer itself to buyers, trade operators and journalists and present with the consolidated formula of the Lombardy collective-which brings together institutions, consortia and producers-what the best can offer a territory that boasts as many as 90 percent of Quality Denomination wines, thanks to 5 DOCG, 21 Doc and 15 IGT.

Here are the companies present: BERTE' E CORDINI, BRUNO VERDI, CA' DI FRARA, CASTELLO DI LUZZANO, CLUB DEL BUTTAFUOCO STORICO, CONTE VISTARINO, DAGRADI, DEFILIPPI- I GESSI, GIORGI WINES, ISIMBARDA, LA SBERCIA, LA VERSA, MAGGI FRANCESCO, FRATELLI AGNES, LE FIOLE, LOSITO E GUARINI, MARCHESE ADORNO, QUAQUARINI, TENUTA IL BOSCO, TENUTA MAZZOLINO, TORRE DEGLI ALBERI, TORTI WINE'S, TRAVAGLINO, VANZINI, VERDI CASCINA VECCHIA.

In the exhibition area financed and set up under a programme agreement by Regione Lombardia and Unioncamere Lombardia, an ad hoc tasting area has been set up to host nine Master Classes organised by Ascovilo, the association of Lombard wine consortia, to highlight the special features of individual products. This novelty, which will mark the three days of the event, will see experts of the calibre of Paolo Massobrio and Marco Gatti, journalists and food and wine critics, Marco Sabellico, editor of Gambero Rosso's Vini d'Italia guide, and Alberto Lupini, director of Italia a Tavola, conducting in-depth meetings.

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This is the programme of tastings - Masterclasses in the collective space

Sunday 17 October | 11:30 - Bianco rosso rosè the colours of Lombardy's sparkling wines - With Marco Gatti
Discover the nuances of Lombardy's sparkling wines: golden hues, delicate pink notes and vermillion tones. A tasting that will touch on various Lombard territories.

14:30 - A white...Lombardy! -With Marco Gatti | Native and international varieties: a journey to understand the universe of white wines together.
16:30 - The geology of the Lombardy vineyard - With Paolo Massobrio
Wines from the different soils of Lombardy: mountains, hills, plains, rivers and lakes.

Monday, October 18 | 11:30 a.m. - Taste and discover Oltrepò Pavese - With Marco Sabellico. A journey into the multifaceted typicality dell’Oltrepò Pavese. A tasting of 6 types, to promote the Denominations of a territory DiVino since forever: an appointment that will put in the glasses theOltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG also in Rosé version, the Riesling, the Bonarda, the Pinot nero in red and the Sangue di Giuda, for a journey through the hills beyond the Po.
2:30 pm - A red...Lombard! -With Marco Gatti | Discovering the grapes and soils that originate different shades of red.
16:30 - Taste and discover Garda - With Marco Sabellico | The Garda appellations Colli mantovani, Garda, Lugana, San Martino, Valtènesi are told through their wines.

Tuesday, October 19 | 11:30 a.m. - Small Denominations, Great Wines - With Alberto Lupini |
Lombardy, land of great wines and small, virtuous production niches, authentic pearls to be treasured.
2:30 pm - Taste and discover Valtellina - With Marco Sabellico | The Nebbiolo of the Alps: territory and climate change. A great mountain red wine, unique but universal, complex but not complicated. Fruit of several elements, in a northern territory crossed by a Mediterranean climate.
16:30 - Not all Lombards are in a hurry: aging red wines - With Paolo Massobrio | The value of time explained in a tasting in which the great Lombard reds exalt their ability to cope with the passing of the years.

Tastings paired with Grana Padano 12, 18 and 24 months.
For reservations: mail to segreteria@ascovilo.it