Vino in Villa: fascinating tastings to discover the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore
From 19 May 2012 to 21 May 2012
This year it is the 15th edition for the most important event dedicated to Conegliano Valdobbiadene: Vino in Villa, the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore International Festival.As tradition dictates, Vino in Villa will be hosted during the third weekend in May, from 19th to 21st, in the splendid setting of the San Salvatore Castle in Susegana, in the heart of the production area of the famous Prosecco.Vino in Villa has been organized with the aim of promoting the area of Valdobbiadene and Conegliano with journalists, professional operators and consumers through a dense programme of seminars, tastings, debates and the presentation at Susegana - by the producers of Prosecco Superiore - of Prosecco from the last vintage.Vino in Villa offers the perfect opportunity to taste the different varieties of Prosecco and to discover the Valdobbiadene and Prosecco enchanting area, dotted with picturesque hills where an application for Unesco Heritage nomination has been made.This year Vino in Villa will also offer the opportunity to match this renowned wine with unusual foods and flavours, originating from Denmark, Japan and Russia. During Vino in Villa it will in fact be possible to taste sushi and sashimi from Japan and bliny, red caviar and meat pirozhki thanks to Skaski, a connoisseur of Russian cuisine. Danish cuisine will be another guest at Vino in Villa, with the chef Klaus Styrbk preparing a 5 star dinner for the press. This unusual presence of international flavours at Vino in Villa will be coordinated by Vittorio Castellani, a Chef Kumal, who is the highest connoisseur of world food in Italy. Vino in Villa Events:-Autoctono Cosmopolita, Saturday 19th May, 9.30am, at Villa dei Cedri, Valdobbiadene. A meeting with journalists, market experts and operators, who will debate over Prosecco Superiore and new challenges to turn Conegliano Valdobbiadene into a symbol of Italy throughout the world- Saturday 19th from 6pm to 10.30pm and Sunday 20th from 10am to 9pm, at Castello di San Salvatore in Susegana: Wine Tasting to discover the different varieties of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, presentation of Prosecco from last years vintage and tastings of international foods- Monday 21st Wine Tasting and Food Show open to trade only- during the month of May, at participating restaurants there will be ad hoc menus to discover the cuisine of the Valdobbiadene and Conegliano area.