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2017 Top Italian Wines Roadshow by Gambero Rosso

February 8, 2017 Whats On No Comments Email Email

Now celebrating 30 years of success, Gambero Rosso’s best-known tour, the Top Italian Wines Roadshow, is in its tenth edition. Over 60 wineries come together annually bringing knowledge of Italy’s unmatchable grape patrimony to new generations of consumers. From 2007 (the year of the tours first edition) to 2015, exports of Italian wine have grown from 3.45 to 5.4 billion euros. The Sydney event is the last on the Asian tour, which includes Taipei, Osaka, Cape Town, Hanoi and Singapore.

Trade, media and wine lovers are invited to the walk around tasting featuring 60 iconic wineries representing Italy’s wine heritage at its pinnacle. Over 200 wines will be offered for tasting including some of Italy’s greatest producers; Gaja, Masciarelli, Allegrini, Jermann, Fontanafredda, Masi, Ca’ del Bosco, Donnafugata, Frescobaldi, Nals Margreid, Planeta, Bellavista, Primosic, Berlucchi, Feudi di San Gregorio, Leone de Castris and Sella e Mosca, plus many more not available in Australia. Three structured masterclasses examine in greater detail the wineries featured in the tasting. Tour the regions and taste 20 wines with Vini d’Italia editor Marco Sabellico.

EVENT DETAILS:

2017 TOP ITALIAN WINES ROADSHOW by GAMBERO ROSSO Monday 13th March 2017 @ Doltone House Hyde Park Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 2000

Trade and Media Walk Around Tasting 12.00pm-6.00pm free entry Wine Masterclasses with Marco Sabellico 12.30pm, 3.00pm and 5.30pm free entry https://grtopitalianwinestrade17.eventbrite.com.au

Wine Lovers Walk Around Tasting 5.30pm-8.30pm $25pp Wine Masterclass with Marco Sabellico 5.30pm free entry https://grtopitalianwinessydney17.eventbrite.com.au

GAMBERO ROSSO

Gambero Rosso is the world’s leading authority on Italian wine, publishing the Vini d’Italia wine guide since 1987. Building a multi media empire that includes restaurant, pizzeria, bar, café, street food, pasta, bread, pastry, olive oil, fish, salumi, cheese and gelato guides, books, magazines, apps and world tours. Gambero Rosso have their own TV channel in Italy and have established four Cittàdel Gusto (City of Taste) sites; offering tastings, events and education in wine, cooking and journalism.

‘VINI D’ITALIA’ WINE GUIDE

Known as the Italian wine bible, Vini d’Italia is produced by Gambero Rosso annually, and features over 2,300 wineries. The reviewing process is multi layered and unbiased, with blind tastings, judging panels and regional representatives to ensure the preservation of traditional styles. Wines with 90+ scores are awarded Tre Bicchieri (Three Glasses), a guarantee of absolute quality. Vini d’Italia is THE reference point for Italian wine lovers around the globe. From 45,000 wines tasted each year, only 400 achieve Tre Bicchieri recognition.

MARCO SABELLICO

Marco Sabellico is the editor-in-chief of Vini d’Italia, and considered to be one of the foremost experts on Italian wine in the world. He has worked as a sommelier, hosts wine TV programs and authored numerous articles and books on wine, olive oil, beer, cocktails and spirits.

MEDIA INTERVEIWS

If you would like to interview Marco Sabellico or write about any of the featured wineries, we’d be happy to assist in arranging interviews.

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