The Preview is our first major event, our opportunity to shine, the first official moment of the year in which - in front of the general public and the press - we are able present the result of our hard work.
The organizer of this series of events that unravel over four days is, as usual, the Consortium of the Denomination.
The opening day was Sunday February 10, with Vernaccia tastings open to everyone, from 2 to 7 PM at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art "De Garda", via Folgore 11, San Gimignano.
Bur first things first. Which wines did we showcase? Our latest available vintages of our Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and namely:
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2018
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Vigna Santa Margherita 2017
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva 2015
At 6.30 PM at La Cappuccina Hotel the Consortium President Letizia Cesani, the mayor of San Gimignano Giacomo Bassi, Director of Assoenologi Paolo Brogioni and journalist Leonardo Romanelli presented a Focus on the 2018 vintage in San Gimignano: they analyzed last year’s vintage and presented the prerequisites for today's tasting, the one in front of the Italian and international press.
A Michelin- starred dinner
After a more technical part, starred restaurant Cum Quibus took care of the official dinner that took place from 8.30 pm onwards. Many personalities were present, including the President of the Council of the Region of Tuscany Eugenio Giani who - together with Letizia Cesani and chef Alberto Sparacino - greeted the guests.
Stay tuned for all the details of today, with Walter Sovran, winemaker and director, and Susanna Santini, sales manager, in the front row representing for Panizzi.