A 2018 full of great satisfaction for Poggio del Moro goes to the archives and the gaze already moves on next year’s appointments.
The 2019, in fact, will begin under the banner of invitations to important industry events for our Boutique Winery: a way to continue to export the unique characteristics expressed by the products of this inimitable portion of territory. Fairs and events during which, as usual, Poggio del Moro wines receive awards from extremely qualified international juries, scrupulously attentive to the quality of the product to certify its high level.
We start on January 24 with “God save the Wine”, scheduled in the Salone delle Feste of the St. Regis in Florence. Opening goblet at 7.30 pm and menu signed by Valeria Piccini – two Michelin stars and from Caino to Montemerano and Gentian Shehi – a Michelin star, Winter Garden by Caino in Florence.
We move on 26 and 27 January with an exceptional appointment: Wine & Siena is the event that inaugurates the year of enogastronomic events. An event organized by the organizing minds of the Merano WineFestival, organized together with the Confcommercio of Siena, Siena-Arezzo Chamber of Commerce and the City of Siena, to celebrate in Siena, the symbolic city of Italian viticulture, the wine excellences awarded by The WineHunter Award. An event in which the city becomes protagonist, immersing producers and visitors in a unique atmosphere in the world, where the history of the earth is reflected in the places: Rocca Salimbeni, home of Monte dei Paschi, Grand Hotel Continental – Starhotels Collection, Palazzo Pubblico, the Palazzo del Rettorato and Palazzo Squarcialupi. Wine & Siena wants to promote and enhance the best of Italian production and become an unmissable event for professionals and enthusiasts in the historic context of the city of Siena, the center of the Tuscan wine production, appreciated all over the world!
Another round, another prestigious participation, such as the Buy Wine (in Florence, Fortezza da Basso) to be held on February 8th and 9th. Also in this case, Poggio del Moro has been selected as an internationally renowned reality for the quality of its wines. BuyWine is the largest commercial initiative for the wine sector in Tuscany. Tuscan wines will be the protagonists in the 9th edition, a reference event with importers from all over the world (190 in the last edition). There will be 215 producers from all over Tuscany, selected by regional call, will meet international buyers in 2 days. Appointments are set by an online pre-selection system. Buyers and Sellers can visit the profiles and choose who to meet.
Also at the Fortezza da Basso, this time on 10 February here is another important event, like the one with Chianti Lovers. Over 100 companies and 500 types of wine ready to be tasted by over 2 thousand visitors expected for the new edition of the Anteprima promoted by the Chianti Wine Consortium, for the fourth consecutive year open to the public, which this year will see the debut of the participation of the Consortium for the Protection of Morellino di Scansano. On February 11th, therefore, open doors to the Cavaniglia pavilion of the Fortezza da Basso in Florence. In showcasing the 2017 vintage and the 2015 Riserva that will characterize this seventh edition for the second time organized in the Florentine exhibition center which will host the Consortium companies, the Consorzi di sotto zona, Rufina, Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Colli Aretini, Montalbano, Colline Pisane, Montespertoli. The novelty of this year is the exceptional presence of the Consortium of Protection of Morellino di Scansano that has decided to organize its preview together with the Consortium of Chianti and will be present with twenty companies that will make their 2017 Vintage and the Riserva 2015. The Chianti Preview will also be an opportunity to take stock of 2017 characterized by a vintage affected by drought, frost and ungulate problem and which has seen the quantity decrease by up to 40% compared to the average. A damage that fortunately has not affected the quality of the product, which ensures the Consortium, will be excellent.
Finally another gem, such as the participation in the ProWein in Dusseldorf (March 17,18 and 19 – 2019), the international fair dedicated exclusively to visitors specialized in the sectors of gastronomy, hotel, retail and wholesale, which every year brings together hundreds of specialist. Poggio del Moro will be ready to welcome visitors in Room 15 at Stand 15 B 03. Three big events, therefore, to begin the 2019 great value making the most of wines from Poggio del Moro and our territory.