Trade Fairs & Events

In this category of my wine blog you will find everything about the main fairs and events on the subject of wine. I will be happy to share with you the best tastings, maps of my tastings and reflections made together with Italian and foreign wine producers. Le best wine fairs are all here - from Vinitaly to the Merano Wine Festival - ready to find out all the background with me? As always, I'll be waiting for you in the comments to compare notes... and also to do some gossiping! 😉

Wine in Venice: presentation press conference

Wine in Venice: presentation press conference

On Wednesday, I went to the first press conference of Wine in Venice, a wine-themed event organised by Wine Tales that aims to rewrite the classic canons of traditional industry events. Venice is a unique city in the world (well in Portugal there is...

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Wine tasting course in Monte Isola

Wine tasting course in Monte Isola

Today I am really happy because I am announcing that I will be holding the first multi-day wine tasting course of my professional career in Monte Isola on Lake Iseo! Of course, I have already held tasting afternoons and evenings, Masterclasses on...

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Vinitaly 2022: 72 tastings not to be missed

Vinitaly 2022: 72 tastings not to be missed

Vinitaly 2022 is just around the corner and, like every year, I have prepared a little present for you (I hope you like it, I worked on it for two whole days!): a map of my tastings with the 72 wines that, in my opinion, you should not miss if you go to Vinitaly Verona. I recommend...

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AIS Lombardy: preview Viniplus Guide 2022

AIS Lombardy: preview Viniplus Guide 2022

I was recently at the presentation of Ais Lombardia's Guida Viniplus 2022, a wine guide now in its 16th edition. This year Viniplus will also be sustainable as it is not printed and can only be consulted via the dedicated web app. For...

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Alpago: pre-Blend Bellenda oenological symmetries

Alpago: pre-Blend Bellenda oenological symmetries

One thing I often repeat is that where we choose to live defines who we are and, consequently, how much beauty we are able to bring to the world. We often forget that we are guests on a time-tested planet and, as such, we should...

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Moscato Wine Fest: a grape variety to restart

Moscato Wine Fest: a grape variety to restart

I was at the Moscato Wine Fest 2021 a month ago now and have been absent from the blog for a while now, but I am an excused absentee because I am spending the entire month of August finishing the third edition of my book 'How to Become a Sommelier' which, I anticipate, will...

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Milan Wine Week 2021: Super press conference!

Milan Wine Week 2021: Super press conference!

Last Monday, I braved the hallucinating heat to answer the call of Milan Wine Week 2021 and attend a press conference that turned out to be unmissable. Milan, rightly called 'Italy's gateway to Europe', turned out to be yet another...

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Vinitaly 2019: 72 tastings you can't miss

Vinitaly 2019: 72 tastings you can't miss

By now, for me giving you this map of my tastings for Vinitaly is a tradition that I am happy to respect again this year! I have chosen 72 tastings that you absolutely cannot miss by keeping the wines of all types that I liked best. Then I created...

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Vinitaly 2018: but who are these specialised operators?

Vinitaly 2018: but who are these specialised operators?

There, I had decided as the first article of Vinitaly 2018 to talk about rosé wines... and instead nada, I immediately got the itch for controversy! In fact, I don't even want to be controversial, but to reflect together with you on the numbers of Vinitaly and especially on those who...

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Vinitaly again: many friends, a treat and a prize!

Vinitaly again: many friends, a treat and a prize!

I've been writing a little less these days... but you know, when a great Love ends, it sucks a lot, a lot of energy out of you... and while you're thinking about whether you'll end up like Bridget Jones being eaten by an Alsatian shepherd in her flat... or in my case by a Paco (2.5 Pomeranian...

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Vinitaly 2016: young winemakers meet young bloggers

Vinitaly 2016: young winemakers meet young bloggers

Today I am writing to you, for the first time, from the train on my return from Vinitaly 2016. A bit to optimise time and a bit to avoid finding myself in Edolo (I am insanely sleepy...)! In fact, with the iPad, life as a blogger is much better! 😉 This article will...

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Taste on stage: Marcello Coronini PROMOTION

Taste on stage: Marcello Coronini PROMOTION

Before I talk about my personal experience at Gusto in Scena, I want to make a premise about Cucina del Senza, as food and wine critic Marcello Coronini calls it. Cucina del Senza is based on a philosophy that I share: I love cooking...

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Countdown to the Franciacorta Festival!

Countdown to the Franciacorta Festival!

From 19 to 20 September, Franciacorta will be celebrating its annual festival with a series of truly unmissable events for all lovers of bubbles! And there will be something for everyone: winelovers will be able to take part in vertical and...

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Voluptates... a midsummer night's dream

Voluptates... a midsummer night's dream

"Moralists renounce all pleasure except that of meddling in the pleasures of others." Russel -Voluptates, from Latin "Pleasures" - Last night was a special night! With fellow tumblers and an interesting newcomer I was at the 2015 edition of...

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