Simply Italian Great Wines U.S. 2013 Tour Pours in LA Oct 30

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Simply Italian Great Wines U.S. Tour

Simply Italian Great Wines U.S. TourSimply Italian Great Wines U.S. Tour: For the eleventh consecutive year, IEM of Verona and IEEM of Miami, will host the best Italian wine trade tasting of the year. With over 40 wineries represented by winemakers, winery owners and brand specialists to bring the incredible culture and passion of Italian winemaking, glass by glass, to trade professionals.

Discover the depth of Italian wine through guided tastings and seminars, followed by an afternoon walk-around grand tasting showcasing over 40 wineries representing the diverse Italian regions.

Participating wineries include: Bennati, Biasiotto, Cantina Alice bel Colle, Cantina di Cormons, Cantine Monfort, Cesconi, Domenico Fraccaroli, Le Albare, Orion Wines, Poggio Torselli, Pojer & Sandri, Produttori delle Langhe, Riveri Wine International, Ricci Curbastro and selected wineries from winegrowing associations of the Friuli-Grave, Friuli-Collio, Chamber of Commerce of Udine, U.Vi.Ve – Unione Vini Veneti, Consortium Wines of Romagna and Confcooperative Umbria.

 

Los Angeles – Wednesday, October 30, 2013 program is as scheduled:

10:00am – 10:30am             “Regulating Italian Wines in Today’s Market”

                                                  Presented by Federdoc featuring Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, President

                                  Speakers: Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, President Federdoc

                                                   Paul Wagner, Instructor for Napa Valley College’s Viticulture and Enology department

11:00am – 12:00pm             “The Character of Veneto Wines”

                                                  Presented by U.Vi.Ve. (Unione Vini Veneti)

                                  Speakers: Arturo Stocchetti, President of Consorzio Unione Vini Veneti DOC

                                                   Alessandro Torcoli, Publisher of Civiltà del Bere

                                                   Piero Selvaggio, Owner Valentino Restaurants

1:00pm – 2:00pm                 “Chianti Classico Revolution: The Black Rooster Crows at the Dawn of a New Age”

                                                   Presented by Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico

                                   Speaker: Paul Wagner, Instructor for Napa Valley College’s Viticulture and Enology department

4:00pm – 5pm                      “The Fabulous Wine of Piedmont”

                                                   Presented by Produttori delle Langhe

                                   Speakers: Alessandro Torcoli, Publisher of Civiltà del Bere

                                                    Piero Selvaggio, Owner Valentino Restaurants

2:00pm – 6:00pm                 Walk-around tasting open to wine and hospitality professionals, wine collectors, wine educators and members of the press