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febbraio 27, 2020
5StarWines and Wine Without Walls Present Judges

5StarWines and Wine Without Walls Present Judges

As the 5StarWines and Wine Without Walls Selections approach, meet the professionals that will be evaluating submitted wines on April 15th, 16th and 17th in Verona, Italy. Verona, Italy, February 27th, 2020 – One of the things that makes 5StarWines and Wine Without Walls unlike any other wine selection is its judges. The judging panels were hand-selected with judges hailing from all over the world, each chosen for their distinctive background. They are the elite of the international wine industry […]
febbraio 14, 2020
Monty Waldin

The “organic” growth of the 2020 Wine Without Walls selection

Demand for, and production of, organic and biodynamic wine is visibly growing, as is Wine Without Walls, the section of 5StarWines – the Book specifically dedicated to these categories. During the event (April 15th-17th), certified organic and biodynamic wines are presented to a dedicated international jury, a panel composed of specialized professionals within the sector, coordinated by author and expert consultant Monty Waldin. Verona, February 14th 2020. Wine Without Walls is looking for all of those wineries that are enthusiastically […]
gennaio 23, 2020
5StarWines 2020

5StarWines & Wine Without Walls 2020: registration open for the wine selection organized by Veronafiere

January 22, 2020 – 5StarWines & Wine Without Walls, the wine selection—currently in its fourth edition—that emerged out of Vinitaly, will convene once again in Verona, Italy from April 15-17, 2020, just prior to Vinitaly. During a three-day tasting, 100 experts in the wine sector, including MWs, journalists, MSs and other high-profile professionals, will gather to rate an international selection of top wines.     The selection of wines for 5StarWines & Wine Without Walls culminates with a printed and […]
dicembre 18, 2019

Italy’s wine business forum wine2wine 2019 presented the wine industry of the future

On November 25th and 26th, 2019, over 1500 wine professionals gathered in Verona, Italy, to look into the latest wine trends in the industry during Veronafiere and Vinitaly’s annual business forum wine2wine. The forum’s 67 sessions delivered by 110 Italian and international experts ranged from social sustainability to consumer behavior and are now publicly available on the wine2wine Facebook page thanks to the live-stream which took place during the event. Thirst for knowledge among wine professionals has no limits. With […]
dicembre 12, 2019

Wine Spectator’s selection of best Italian wine producers for OperaWine 2020 unveiled during business forum wine2wine

American wine magazine Wine Spectator revealed its selection of 103 Italian wine producers for OperaWine 2020 (Vinitaly’s grand opening event) during wine industry forum wine2wine in Verona, Italy, on November 25 2019. OperaWine 2020 is scheduled to take place on April 18 2020, in Verona. Wine Spectator Senior Editor Bruce Sanderson travelled to Verona to unveil the line-up of the selected producers in the presence of Giovanni Mantovani (CEO of Veronafiere), Gianni Bruno (Veronafiere Exhibition Manager Area Wine & Food), […]
novembre 18, 2019
wine2wine 2019

Quest for new export opportunities finds answers at wine2wine 2019

With Italian wine exports slowing down, wineries need to broaden their horizons and learn how to diversify markets. On November 25th and 26th, 2019, at Vinitaly’s wine business forum wine2wine, producers will discover their next best export opportunities with renowned wine insiders from Japan, Canada, India, Singapore, and China. Growth rates for Italian wine abroad are lower than five years ago and strictly linked to sparkling wines. According to data presented by Nomisma Wine Monitor, the stagnation is due to […]
novembre 9, 2019
Dmitry Merezhko at Vinitaly Russia

Vinitaly International Academy global community salutes 14 new Italian Wine Ambassadors and 1 new Expert after Hong Kong certification course

The Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) welcomes into its global network 1 Italian Wine Expert and 14 Italian Wine Ambassadors following the successful completion of the advanced VIA Ambassador course in Hong Kong held from November 3rd to 7th, 2019. Organized by Veronafiere, Vinitaly, and Vinitaly International, the 2019 Hong Kong edition of the course marked the one-year anniversary of the official launch of the reformatted, tasting-intensive program, which debuted in November 2018 in Hong Kong. VIA’s international community of highly-trained […]
novembre 6, 2019
Dmitry Merezhko at Vinitaly Russia

Italian wine never sleeps: Vinitaly Russia tags team with Vinitaly Hong Kong

With the Vinitaly Tour, Vinitaly International and Veronafiere travel worldwide to promote Italian wine. As Vinitaly Russia comes to a close, everything is in place for the 10th edition of Vinitaly Hong Kong to be held from November 7th to 9th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair. Vinitaly International’s mission is to help Italian wine producers build new trade relations worldwide. In order to do so, Vinitaly International organizes […]
ottobre 30, 2019
Should wine business market Millennials?

The Millennial riddle at wine2wine 2019: should wine businesses market Generation Y?

Most marketing strategies across different fields focus on Millennials, but is this segment relevant for wine producers? Vinitaly’s wine business forum wine2wine, to be held on November 25th and 26th in Verona, Italy, will solve the conundrum with the help of two expert in the field and gifted communicators: TV Presenter Joe Fattorini and Digital Communications Strategist Polly Hammond. Fattorini and Hammond will present opposing views on this demographic group, thus enriching the debate on one of the hottest topics […]
ottobre 18, 2019
Vinitaly Tour - Russia 2019

Meet, Taste, Learn, Repeat: Vinitaly International returns to Moscow and St. Petersburg

Vinitaly Russia takes off on October 28th in Moscow, Russia, and also launches a completely reinvented event in St. Petersburg on October 30th. With a rich programme of tastings exploring many Italian regions, B2B meetings, and educational events, the Vinitaly Russia tour promises not only to reinforce Italian wine primacy in the country, but also to expand it. The political crisis of 2014 considerably transformed the Russian market. It changed consumer habits, limited the population’s purchasing power, and altered the […]
ottobre 15, 2019
VIA Hong Kong 2019

Vinitaly International Academy returns to Hong Kong to stage its Ambassador certification course a year after launch of new format

The leading Italian wine education provider Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) is heading back to Hong Kong from November 3rd to 7th, 2019, to run its advanced Italian Wine Ambassador course dedicated to wine professionals looking to further their knowledge of Italian wines. Organized by Veronafiere, Vinitaly, and Vinitaly International, the 2019 Hong Kong Ambassador course will mark the second anniversary after the official launch of the reformatted, tasting-intensive program, which debuted in 2018 in Hong Kong and introduced on a […]
ottobre 10, 2019

Wine Communication is not dead: wine2wine 2019 to showcase the best branding, social media and design practices for the wine industry

In a wine industry that is becoming ever more competitive, brands will only stand out with an exemplary communication and marketing strategy. This year’s wine2wine, the wine industry forum to be held in Verona on November 25th and 26th, is going to meet producer’s needs with a memorable series of sessions showcasing best practices in branding, social media and design. Wine communication is often regarded as obsolete and in many publications wine advertising in 2019 does not look much different […]