Sunday 19 and Monday 20 May go back to Lido di Camaiore (LU) Author Wines - Terre d'Italia (www.vinidautore.info), the event which has become an absolute point of reference for operators and wine lovers, created to honor the wine-making excellence of our beautiful country.
This year, among the protagonists of the event, there will also be the Vernaccia of San Gimignano. Thanks to the collaboration between The Acquabuona, event organizer, and the Vernaccia di San Gimignano Protection Consortium, two large themed tastings will be held Sunday and Monday and will be guided by one of the most famous Italian wine brands: the journalist, critic and taster Ernesto Gentili.
It will thus be possible to know and appreciate not only the wines of 80 large Italian producers that will be present like every year at the tasting counters in the wonderful spaces of theA Hotel, but also the wine production of some producers of Vernaccia, the first Italian wine to have received the Doc brand in 1966 (in the 1993, instead, the DOCG brand).
Within each meeting they will come taste 10 Vernaccia di San Gimignano produced by as many wineries, For a total of 20 labels and 20 manufacturers, a special occasion in which operators and enthusiasts can "touch" the current quality standard achieved by the denomination, whose most successful achievements are now able to show off character and recognizable personalities, as never happened in the long history of this well-known Italian white wine.
La Sunday, at 16, a "horizontal" tasting will take place, ie the comparative tasting of 10 Vernaccia di San Gimignano vintage 2016, a particularly happy year. The characteristics of the territories of origin of the wines will therefore be compared and, of course, the different production philosophy that translates into decisions and actions in the vineyard and in the cellar will be highlighted.
Monday at 15instead, they can always be tasted 10 wines but of 4 different vintages, capable in their entirety of tracing a peculiar fresco of the typology, going deeply into analysis and synthesis.
Entry to the two tastings free means booking online.
Author Wines - Terre d'Italia will also allow this year, through the presence of over 400 labels, to go to the discovery of a prestigious, eclectic and not at all obvious "author" selection able to offer a stimulating overview of the "Vineyard Italy".
The event is conceived and organized by the group that from the 1999 gives shape and substance to the online magazine The Acquabuona (www.acquabuona.it), specialized in information and in-depth study of quality food and wine and food; a team that for twelve years has also been the creator and organizer of Lands of Tuscany, among the most important events dedicated to Tuscan wine, to which 130 producers take part every year and over 3000 visitors including journalists, buyers, restaurateurs, wine shops, distributors and enthusiasts. The event uses the patronage of the Municipality of Camaiore.
Sunday from 11.30 to 19 and Monday from 11.30 to 18.30