Wine previews

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Here the 2018 previews of Tuscan Wines, events you can not miss.

 

Regional collective preview

10 February 2018
Florence, Fortezza da Basso
Pad. Cavaniglia

Program:

09:30 – 17:30 – Preview of the following Consortia: Carmignano, Casole d’Elsa, Colline Lucchesi, Cortona, Elba, Maremma Tuscany, Montecarlo of Lucca, Montecucco, Pitigliano and Sovana, Val di Cornia and Valdarno di Sopra
10:30 am – “Sangiovese & Co. in Tuscany: past, future and good standards” – Tasting led by professional sommelier Clizia Zuin
12:00 – Inauguration – Presentation of the “Previews of Tuscany 2018”
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Light Lunch
3.00 pm – “A journey through the local vines: rediscovered locals and rooted allochthones” – Tasting led by the professional sommelier Clizia Zuin
For guided tastings you can book directly on February 10th at the Welcome Desk.

 

Chianti Lovers
11 February 2018
Florence, Fortezza da Basso – Viale F. Strozzi, 1 – Pad. Cavaniglia

Program:

09:30 – 21:00 – Tasting new vintages Chianti d.o.c.g. 2017 and Riserva 2015
09:30 – 16:00 – Opening reserved to press and professionals in the sector.
16:00 – 21:00 – Opening to the public.

 

Chianti Classico Collection
The Black Rooster presents its new previews in a unique collection in the world
12-13 February 2018
Florence – Leopolda V.le F.lli Rosselli Station, 5 (Porta al Prato)

Program:

February 12, 2018
09:30 – 18:30 – Chianti Classico Collection: Tastings reserved for the press with sommelier service and Tasting reserved to the press and operators with the presence of producers

February 13, 2018
09:30 – 17:30 – Chianti Classico Collection: Tastings reserved for the press with sommelier service
12:00 Greetings from the President

 

Preview Vernaccia di San Gimignano
February 13-14, 2018
San Gimignano, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art De Grada – Via Folgore 11

Program:

February 13, 2018
17:30 – Arrival in San Gimignano and check-in hotel
20:00 – Welcome Dinner – Relais La Cappuccina Restaurant

February 14, 2018
09:00 – 15:30 – Vernaccia di San Gimignano 2017 Tasting and Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva 2016 (and previous vintages) at the tasting tables with producers and in the press room with sommeliers service.
12:30 – Buffet
16:00 – Departure for Montepulciano

Preview Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
February 15, 2018
Medici Fortress
via San Donato, 21 • Montepulciano (SI)

Program:

reserved only for the sector press – event by invitation
9.00 am – 4.00 pm – Comparative tasting of the new vintages of Vino Nobile
11.00 am – 2017 vintage presentation
9.00-16.00 – Possibility to taste wines directly at the tables of companies (ground floor)

Welcome Brunello
February 16-17, 2018
Montalcino, Cloister Museum of Montalcino, via Ricasoli 31

Program:

February 16th and 17th
9.30 – 17.00 – Cloister Museum of Montalcino
The producers present:
Brunello di Montalcino vintage 2013, Brunello di Montalcino reserve 2012, Rosso di Montalcino vintage 2016, Moscadello di Montalcin, Sant’Antimo
1.00 pm Buffet
20.00: Gala Dinner

February 17th
11.00 am
Awarding of the Leccio d’Oro Awards 2018
Presentation of the 2017 vintage
Presentation and installation of the panel celebrating the harvest 2017

Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, owners of the Il Palagio estate, will be at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence for the previews of Tuscany wines