Sense of taste: the events of 2013

After New Year’s Eve toasts you can begin to think about next travels in Italy, because during the next months are scheduled some remarkable events for who likes enogastronomy. We said it many times: the typical products of Italian regions are an attraction for foreigners and for people that want to discover their own land both.

As greetings for a 2013 full of opportunities and news follow our tips about things that you shouldn’t miss in the next weeks.

GolosItalia in Brescia, exhibition of excellences

Gastronomical expo in Italy The fair dedicated to the best producers in enological and gastronomical fields is come to the second edition: is GolosItalia, that hosts 350 stands at Brixia Expo, in Brescia.

We suggest you this meeting because you’ll have the chance to taste products from all over Italy and to know the most prestigious brands that now follow the tradition, caring for every detail to offer to their customers something more than a dish, a product that holds the best of a territory, enhancing the flavors that are the treasures of “Belpaese”.

At the fair, scheduled from 8th to 11th February, you’ll visit the stands but also join a series of exclusive events; for example the wine tasting (there will be 70 wine producers), to know why the wine is so important for Italian cuisine, through a visual, olfactory and tasting route.

The latest trend is the passion for handicraft beers, that will be here with a specific area and many beers to fulfill the most demanding people, then you can also follow lessons that will take place at GolosItalia. You can choose among a savoir faire course, cooking classes and focus about products as fresh pasta.

To comfortably enjoy these events book a charming relais in Lombardy, to easily reach the destinations and to spend a relaxing stay at one of the most active venues in Italy. www.golositalia.it

Vinitaly comes back, the best of wines in Verona

It’s a classic for all the wine lovers, the fair Vinitaly is an international expo hosted in Verona, city where the romances are also about DOC wines. Thank to this expo the wine industry became crucial and outlined a profitable way under the economic perspective.

The event is sheduled from 7th to 10th April and there will be, besides the hundreds producers stands, the area dedicated to organic and biodynamic wines, that have to respect high quality requirements. The request for these wines is increased, especially in North Europe and USA. Vinitaly is the occasion most suitable to do shopping and discover the most appreciable brands, furthermore you can visit the romantic Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. www.vinitaly.com

Wine gala in Rome

Sense of Wine festival in Rome To celebrate the first-rate class wines at the Eternal City don’t miss Sense of Wine, that is a festival with workshops, stands and a show about the best wines. After the choice of a 5 stars hotel in Rome for your winter holiday, buy the ticket for this event, that will be from 17th to 20th January at Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, a few meters from Castel Sant’Angelo.

On Thursday 17th there will be the gala, only by invite, with the producers included in the Software Adobe Acrobat X Pro Yearbook of the Best Italian Wines 2013, awarded by Vips and specialized journalists.

The event was conceived from a renowned sommelier, Luca Maroni, one of the greatest experts of enology, and here you can join guided tastings, that will tell you which are the secrets of a wine, or Mixology, a live session to create new cocktails, or the coffee Haiti Roma tasting, with the history of the handicraft method that they follow to make coffee.

A lot of opportunities to elevate the taste and get involved by the many local specialties, a great combination for luxury holidays in Italy.