MILAN, 12 may – As readers of Gourmet Geisha they know, in recent times is the turmoil in the world of wines “so-called natural”: the market expands, increase critical appreciation and curiosity of consumers, producers ' associations are proliferating. One of the last born is called I Drink So and combines a manned by small and medium-sized companies – some already established, other all to know – with the common intent to vinify conscientiously, without manipulation, in absolute respect of soil and land use.
Since last year the Association organizes a wonderful initiative that, In addition to being a convivial moment of meeting and comparison of the participating winemakers, offers for tasting to the public well 400 organic wine labels, biodynamic, “ethical standards”. For this second edition was chosen a particularly evocative seat: Sunday 24 and Monday, 25 may will be the distinguished Villa Chief Picenardi Olgiate Mòlgora (Lecco) to accommodate dozens of manufacturers, from all over Italy and from some prestigious French regions.
In the 17th century villa, surrounded by one of the hundred most beautiful parks of Italy, will be arranged areas with food artisans of excellence. On Sunday, In addition, will be organised guided tours the Park of the Villa.
Date: Sunday 24 and Monday, 25 may 2015
Place: Villa Chief Picenardi, via High Picenardi 8, Olgiate Mòlgora (LC)
Business Hours: from hours 11 at 18
Entrance: annual membership card € 15,00 (valid for both days), chalice and portacalice including Pocket
How to get there: by train (suburban service S8 Milano-Lecco) from Milano Porta Garibaldi, Milano Greco Pirelli, Sesto San Giovanni, Monza to station of Calco-Brivio-Olgiate, then walk for 500 meters or with free shuttle. Drive, Expressway 36 Spluga until Vernon Hills, then the road 342 up to Olgiate; or tangenziale Est (A51) until the exit of Usmate Velate-, then the road 342/RAM. until Mold and road 342 up to Olgiate; wide availability of parking near the Villa.