Italian Wine Festival at Vinitaly World Tour 2012 in Chicago and New York

A vineyard in the Italian wine region of Monte...

A vineyard in the Italian wine region of Montepulciano, Tuscany. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Italian wine region of Piedmont

Italian wine region of Piedmont (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Make plans to attend the Vinitaly World Tour as they take their show on the road. At the Vinitaly World Tour 2012 you can sample wine from Italy’s twenty spectacular wine regions.

Map of Italy and its districts.

Map of Italy and its districts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Montepulciano grapes in early October near har...

Montepulciano grapes in early October near harvest in the Italian wine region of Teramo, Abruzzi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Vinitaly is the ambassador of Italian wine and the Vinitaly Tour organizes a series of events in many of the most important cities in India, US, Russia, Sweden, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. The goal of the tours are to facilitate collaboration and communication between Italian producers and the key players of the wine sector.    

The Vinitaly Tour format combines:

• Educational sessions: with round tables and panel discussion to facilitate the dialogue between Italian producers and foreign trade

Degustazione @ Gamberorosso Il Montepulciano t...

Degustazione @ Gamberorosso Il Montepulciano tra Marche e Abbruzzo 14/11/2007 Italian wine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

• B2B events: seminars, interviews, round tables and tastings, which involve institutional representatives, buyers, distributors, food and beverage managers, sommeliers, opinion leaders and specialized press

• B2C events: walk-around tasting, charity tasting, where is highly concentrated a wide range of quality Italian wine

Chicago - River East Art Center

Chicago - River East Art Center (Photo credit: David Paul Ohmer)

WHEN & WHERE:

Chicago: River East Art Center on  April 30, 2012

New York: Three Sixty° (Tribeca Rooftop), May 2, 2012

New York: 82 Mercer Consumer Tasting in partnership with the American Cancer Society’s annual Taste of Hope Fundraiser May 3, 2012

Italian Wine

Italian Wine (Photo credit: st_gleam)

For more information visit www.vinitalytour.com

 or info@vinitalytour.com

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

Italian wine

Italian wine (Photo credit: toyohara)

Vinitaly is the largest wine fair in the world with over  4,500 producers and over 150,000 visitors, including 45,000 from foreign countries). The event is held every year. One of the largest wine events in the world is called VinItaly with about 4000 exhibitors. This year’s event was held in Verona from March 25-28, 2012 in Verona, Italy.Visit www.vinitaly.com for more information
Vineyards with wide spacing between the vines ...

Vineyards with wide spacing between the vines in the Italian wine region of Abruzzo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Another interesting resource for information about Italian Wine is Gambero Rosso. They publish a guide in to Italian wine called Vini d’Italia.

Giuseppe Garibaldi - Portrait of an Italian Pa...

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