From vampires to wine. Curious appointment in Verona for Halloween

by Monday, October 27, 2014

V as Vampiri. But also V as Verona and V as Vino Valpolicella. With these premises it was inevitable it was Verona in hosting, the 30 October to 18 the Feltrinelli bookshop in Via IV Swords, the presentation of the book by Massimo Zanichelli Until the last drop. The vampire by Dracula film to True blood, event created and promoted by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella, who wanted to so propose an exciting experience "-Vampire wine" during the period of the year best suited, at two days before Halloween. A very special occasion that the Consortium wanted to take to promote the Valpolicella Doc emphasizing the versatility and drinkability, that makes it the ideal wine to accompany not only lunch and dinner, but also appetizers. Bolstered by the knowledge that the Valpolicella Doc is an effective international testimonial of the territory, the Consortium has scheduled an intense promotional campaign, in view of the crucial role that it plays in the production of pyramid.

To conduct a tasting that will allow you to discover its many virtues is the same Zanichelli, expert taster, wine writer, signature of Italian wines Guide dell'espresso and Italy heading "wine" in the weekly "L'Espresso", and great lover and teacher of cinematography, speaking of his work. This is an engrossing overview of the world of celluloid vampires, starting from the Nosferatu Murnau and by various, unforgettable Dracula the big screen (Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Gary Oldman) until you get to the most seductive reincarnations of cinematic vampirism. The famous Universal horror and Hammer, amazing works of Italian cinema, the comedies and parodies, the sexploitation 1970s, the exciting and sensual line of vampire, the masterpieces of postmodernism, the serial works of contemporaneity between cinema and tv-out Twilight Saga to True Blood – for the most complete filmography ever appeared in a volume, Among notable titles, cult movie and rediscovered. An excursus that history, criticism and anecdotal allows you to understand the reasons behind the recent and resounding success of the vampires in literature and cinema. Vampire blood mean, symbol of life and vitality, in all cultures. And what red fluid and bewitching, If the wine, invokes overbearingly vivifying power, rejuvenating and the heady feeling of contentment of the senses? Appointment therefore in Verona, for an evening under the sign of vampires and Red Wine of Valpolicella, that at the end of the presentation will be the protagonist of the tasting organized by the same author Massimo Zanichelli.


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