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March 17, 2020
5StarWines - B2B

Confirmed dates for 5StarWines and Wine Without Walls will give wineries increased attention and dedicated resources

Verona, March 12th 2020 – Preparations for 5StarWines & Wine Without Walls are in full swing and the event will proceed in spite of the current COVID-19 outbreak. Vinitaly postponement will allow for increased attention and resources dedicated to 5StarWines & Wine Without Walls, including extra time to promote and celebrate top participants in the leadup to Vinitaly. The protracted period between wine Selection and Vinitaly will allow the winners to benefit from new and improved services, such as the […]
February 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 […]
February 12, 2019
VIA Chengdu - 16-20 March 2019

The Year of the Pig will bring Vinitaly International Academy Ambassador course to China’s leisure city Chengdu

The Italian Wine Ambassador certification course—Vinitaly International Academy’s flagship educational program about Italian wines—will be staged in Chengdu, China, next March, for the second consecutive year. Chengdu’s five-star hotel Xanadu-CYNN will host a cohort of wine specialists eager to learn more about Italian wine culture from March 16 to 20, 2019. Applications are now being accepted for the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Italian Wine Ambassador certification course in Chengdu scheduled to begin on March 16. This five-day intensive program which trains […]
January 31, 2019
5StarWines - The Book 2019

Natural wine selection at 5StarWines Wine Without Walls to launch revised assessment method, two brand new trophies, and new Panel Chairman

The 2019 edition of Wine Without Walls, the natural wine section of the 5StarWines blind tasting organized by Veronafiere and Vinitaly, will showcase an enhanced wine assessment method as well as two brand new trophies. This popular segment of 5Star Wines will be held in Verona on April 3rd 2019 featuring natural, organic, and biodynamic wines from all over the world under the scientific direction of biodynamic wine writer Monty Waldin (also General Chairman of 5StarWines) and the coordination of […]