Moscato Madness at the World Gourmet Summit 2014 in Singapore

Moscato Bianco grapes (pre-veraison) growing i...

Moscato Bianco grapes (pre-veraison) growing in the Piedmont wine region of Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

An Italian sparkling wine

An Italian sparkling wine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Murganheira Bottle of sparkling wine.

English: Murganheira Bottle of sparkling wine. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Italian wine region of Piedmont

Italian wine region of Piedmont (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nebbiolo planted in Novara and Vercelli region...

Nebbiolo planted in Novara and Vercelli region of northern Piedmont tend to produce lighter and earthier wines. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Which winery grew from a small Moscato producer to “one of the best and biggest wineries in Italy, using 100% etsate grown fruit”? The answer is LA SPINETTA.  In 1977, Giuseppe Rivetti and his son Georgio, began producing Moscato d’Asti. Today, La Spinetta combines three properties in Piedmont and one in Tuscany.

The Italian wine Moscato d'Asti from the Piedm...

The Italian wine Moscato d’Asti from the Piedmont region (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The finest estates around the world have been invited to participate and showcase fruits of their labour at the ten-day long gastronomic extravaganza that is the World Gourmet Summit 2014.”

La Spinetta was selected as one of those wineries.

Italian wine region of Piedmont

Italian wine region of Piedmont (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Tuscan estate  has 65 hectares of Sangiovese and Vermentino vineyards.
The Barolo Campe winery is Giorgio’s home. In 2011, Giorgio also acquired Piedmont’s oldest classic method sparkling wine producer, Contratto.

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

Wine service pouring a glass of the Italian sp...

Wine service pouring a glass of the Italian sparkling wine. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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