Consorzio Chianti Tasting: New York, April 22, 2013
New York, NY
Registration Deadline: Apr 22, 2013
Event Type: Trade Show,Trade Tasting/Fair
Description: The Consortium of Chianti wine continues its activities in the United States with an event in New York City on April 22, 2013. The day-long event will be held at the Astor Center and will include a guided tasting seminar followed by a blind tasting competition for certified sommeliers. The walk around tasting for trade professionals and press will be open from 2 to 5.30 p.m. where they will have the opportunity to meet interesting new wineries from the Chianti territory to Chianti’s most familiar names – with over 45 wineries participating. The evening portion is organized in partnership with Snooth and will be open to their readers.
After New York, the Consortium will head for the first time to Los Angeles, to the luxurious Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills. Another guided seminar and blind tasting competition will be held for the west coast sommeliers followed by a walk around tasting for the trade and a tasting for Snooth readers in the evening. The Consortium’s US campaign which started in 2010 was met with great enthusiasm by both the member wine producers and the trade professionals who attended the events. The United States is one of the most important markets for Chianti and New York and California with their notoriety for trend setting, represent an attractive marketplace not just for Chianti but for all Italian wines.
• Event Organizer:
The Astor Center
399 Lafayette St New York, NY 10003
• Website: ieemusa.com
Complementary to Trade Professionals
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