Great expectations for the end of the Guide of Italy by Touring ViniBuoni Publisher, they will choose among several hundred wines, products are rigourously alone Italian vines, the best, the wines "crowned".
It's tradition, now established by years, that the best wines, in the following year's Guide, are tasted in FULL TRANSPARENCY, or in blind tasting with a chance for fans, producers or journalists are not part of the official tasting panel, You can watch live and taste the same wines (up to availability).
The tastings of the labels selected for the finals will begin Wednesday 27 to end Friday 29 July, in the charming village of Civitella del Tronto Abruzzo, in the province of Teramo.
The most important moment will be Friday, 29, When to 17, at the Governor's Palace in the ancient Fortress, will be given official notice of "crowns" in the presence of the institutions, of journalists, of curators and producers. Afterwards there will be the great tasting of the best wines from the vines of Italy.
The location this year is the incredible and picturesque fortress of Civitella, the largest in Europe, choice, In addition to its extraordinary beauty, for his historical-political significance, especially current this year mark the 150 anniversary of the unification of Italy!
Following the proclamation of the unification of Italy (17 marzo 1861), Civitella,Bourbon village symbol of resistance to the new State “d Italy”, continued to resist the onslaught of the Piedmontese troops again for a few weeks!
The event will be followed by “Night of the crowns”, with the tasting of the "Vins coronati" and finalists, dei vini del Consorzio di tutela "Colline Teramane", with a series of samples prepared by top chefs "teramani" Quality Association Abruzzo. Sunday Xhai of the restaurant "Mediterraneo", Alba Adriatica (Te), Luca di Felice of the restaurant "Zunica1880",Civitella del Tronto (Te), Massimiliano Capretta of the "Hostaria L'arca", Alba Adriatica (Te), Vito Restaurant pepper "Beccaceci", Giulianova (Te), Claudio Di Remigio del Ristorante "La conchiglia d'Oro", Pineto (Te) and Sandro Ferretti of pastry "Ferretti", Roseto degli Abruzzi (Te), provide proof of their talent in the kitchen on a menu Special for dinner which will take place inside the fortress, in one of the most exciting views: the ruins of the Palace of the Governor and will be the prerogative of a lucky few from persons and journalists.
The final is treading with another important and significant event. From Sunday 24 July the aragonese fortress became the outpost of art in all its variants: painting, Photo, videos, installation, sculpture. Seven fortress areas dedicated to the event which will host the 40 Abruzzese artists of the Venice Biennale. The project, edited by Umberto Palestini-Professor of Theory and method of Mass media at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino and regional coordinator of the Italy Pavilion/Abruzzo- It falls within the scope of the initiative “Italy Pavilion”, integral to 54° Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, conceived and curated Vittorio Sgarbi.
The festivities will continue Saturday 30 July when the town and the fortress will be open to offer the public wine tastings finalists along with excellent local products.
The event is organized by Witaly with the help of Vinibuoni collaboration Italy, Touring Editore, della Camera di Commercio di Teramo e Comune di Civitella del Tronto.