Fine Wine En­counter: Italy

Pro­duc­ers from 58 winer­ies in 11 re­gions across north and cen­tral Italy, Si­cily and Sar­dinia came to­gether at Lon­don’s Land­mark Ho­tel in early June to present a fan­tas­tic se­lec­tion of top-qual­ity wines to 700 ea­ger guests

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Tast­ings and mas­ter­classes with 58 top pro­duc­ers

Peter McCom­bie MW led a Mas­ter­class on ‘ Tus­cany’s Hid­den Gem, Chi­anti Rú­fina’ Giuseppe Vaira from Pied­mont pro­ducer GD Va­jra Steven Spurrier signed copies of his re­cently pub­lished me­moirs, Wine – A Way of Life De­can­ter’s Eleanor Dou­glas with Ce­sare Coda Nun­ziante from Tus­cany’s Colog­nole

Kitt Trentel (left), Roberta and Gior­gia Mon­tolli of Valpo­li­cella’s An­tiche Terre Venete Guests tasted the wide range of wines on show in the busy Grand Ball­room The wines tasted in Monty Waldin’s ‘An Ex­plo­ration of Brunello di Mon­tal­cino’ Mas­ter­class

Gio­vanna Stianti from Chi­anti Clas­sico es­tate Castello di Vol­paia Michael Garner, speaker for the ‘ Barolo’s Golden Age: Wine Styles and Vin­tages’ Mas­ter­class Wine­mak­ers in the Chi­anti Rú­fina Mas­ter­class De­can­ter’s Danny John Casely and gen­eral man­ager Lind­say Great­batch (far right) present a cheque for £ 100,000 to cho­sen char­ity Wa­ter Aid One of Tus­cany’s most re­spected fig­ures, Paolo De Marchi of Isole e Olena

Satur­day & Sun­day 3-4 Novem­ber 2018 – don’t miss De­can­ter’s flag­ship Fine Wine En­counter at The Land­mark, Lon­don NW1. More than 100 of the world’s best wine pro­duc­ers will be in at­ten­dance. See p22 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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