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
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.