Denominations promotion activities abroad continue for the Consorzio Tutela Vini Oltrepò Pavese, which faces a very interesting tour in Germany, with the presence of its director Carlo Veronese. The Tour kicked off with the first event, which immediately sold out, on Monday, November 20, 2023, in Hamburg, an event planned with activities coordinated and shared with Ascovilo and Grana Padano (EU Taste Excellence Project). After Hamburg, Berlin and Mainz, the tour tackles two events with Gambero Rosso International and stops in Frankfurt and Cologne.

The well-established organization of Vinum magazine, thanks to its "Weintour exclusive masterclass seminare," has organized a series of must-attend masterclasses to enrich the oenological and gastronomic knowledge of wine enthusiasts and experts in Germany, in which the Consorzio Tutela Vini Oltrepò Pavese. First cities touched: Hamburg, Berlin and Mainz, then it will be the turn of Cologne and Frankfurt with the organization of Gambero Rosso international.

It starts with Vinum's Weintour, an experience to discover the excellence of Lombardy's wines and the secrets of Grana Padano, but it is also a great opportunity for Lombardy companies to make themselves better known. The first event sold out, in Hamburg, at the Design Offices in Görttwiete, where the Denominations dell’Oltrepò Pavese began their tour in Germany. Great attendance at the first seminar moderated by Claudia Stern, author of Vinum Germania, flanked by Carlo Veronese.

Vinum Hamburg's Weintour at the Design Offices in Gorttwiete 20 11 2023

On tasting: Oltrepò Pavese Docg Metodo Classico Pinot Nero "Classese" 2015 by Quaquarini Francesco, Oltrepò Pavese Docg Metodo Classico Pinot Nero Rosé "2005" 2020 by Finigeto, Oltrepò Pavese Doc Riesling "Oliva" 2021 by Cà di Frara, Pinot Nero dell’Oltrepò Pavese Doc "Piota" 2021 by La Piotta di Padroggi Luigi, Pinot Nero dell’Oltrepò Pavese Doc "Monte Roso" 2021 by Giorgi Wines, Bonarda dell’Oltrepò Pavese Doc "Achillus" 2022 by Manuelina, Buttafuoco dell’Oltrepò Pavese Doc 2018 by the Historical Buttafuoco Club, Sangue di Giuda dell’Oltrepò Pavese Doc "Nemo" 2021 by Vanzini Wine.

Berlin and Mainz, then again with Ascovilo - Grana Padano DOP the Frankfurt and Cologne stops

This will be followed by stops in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023, at Spreespeicher in Stralauer Allee 2 tasting: Finigeto, La Genisia, Il Molino di Rovescala, Cordero San Giorgio, Cà di Frara, Quaquarini Franccesco, Club del buttafuoco Storico, Vanzini Wines and in Mainz, Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at Co. Fabrik at Jakob-Anstatt-Strasse 7, tasting: La Versa, Quaquarini Francesco, Cà di Frara, Marchese Adorno, Cordero San Giorgio, Bosco Longhino, Club del Buttafuoco Storico, Vanzini Wines.

The format Grana Padano DOP and Denominations Wines. dell’Oltrepò Pavese, part of the Ascovilo, Born to be Together Project, is an opportunity for collaboration between Consortia that will then make a stop in Frankfurt at L'Unico, November 28, and the next day, November 29, in Cologne, Da Damiano. All information at this link:


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Author Claudia Stern with Consorzio director Carlo Veronese

THE VINUM TOUR - Some more information. The Tour offers an unmissable opportunity to immerse oneself in a world of exclusive knowledge and authentic inspiration with Denomination products that are excellences of Made in Italy: the wines of Lombardy and Grana Padano DOP. The Vinum tour offers the opportunity to discover in person the most interesting aspects of the wine world directly from producers in the partner regions or with the involvement of the Consorzi di Tutela.

Claudia Stern, author of Vinum and a member of the central management team, will take participants on a tasting journey with current and compelling information, conveying her passion for details and explaining the peculiarities of the various wines known where they were made.

Scheduled Masterclasses offer a unique opportunity for food and wine pairings with Grana Padano. The cheese sommelier, Wolfgang Fusenig, will lead participants through the fascinating history of Grana Padano, dialoguing with Claudia Stern to make them understand which wines from Lombardy go best with the different ages of Grana Padano DOP.

The Masterclasses are designed for a specialized audience in the field. Participation is free, but registration is required: information can be found at these links;;;

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