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Siddura: Sardinia and Gallura
Perugia, Italy
Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Past Events
Manzone: Barolo and Langhe wines
Menhir: Wines of Salento
Sant'Andrea: Moscato di Terracina
Moncaro: Verdicchio, Piceno and Conero
Il Conventino di Monteciccardo
Ederle: Valpolicella and Amarone
Castel De Paolis: the great wines of Latium
Endrizzi: the elegance of Trentino wines
Bocale: Sagrantino and Trebbiano Spoletino
Tenuta l'Impostino: Montecucco's Sangiovese
Casavecchia: Barolo and Diano d'Alba
Col d'Orcia: Brunello and Montalcino
Romanelli: Trebbiano Spoletino and Sagrantino
Ricci Curbastro: Magic of Franciacorta
Capannelle: Prestige of Tuscany
Sartarelli: the Magnificence of Verdicchio
Kellerei Kaltern: The Magic of Kalterer See
Moris Farms: Morellino and Avvoltore
Mirabella: the Class of Franciacorta
Merotto: Prestige of Valdobbiadene
Cantine del Notaio: Soul of Vulture
Arnaldo Caprai: Montefalco and Sagrantino
L'Armangia: Piedmont, Nizza and Canelli
Pietramore: Abruzzo hills
Umani Ronchi: Marches and Abruzzo
Planeta: Essence of Sicily
Cobellis: Land of Cilento
Ressia: the Elegance of Barbaresco
Colle Moro: Wines of Abruzzo
Manzone Giovanni: the Great Barolo
Bindella: Noble Sangiovese
Cavit: Excellence of Trentino
Tenute Martini: Barolo and Langhe
Castello Poggiarello: Super Tuscans
Matteo Correggia: Magnificent Roero
Valle dell'Acate: Reds from Sicily
Fattori: Amarone and Soave
San Biagio: Umbrian Monastic Beer
Mossio: Great Wines of Langhe
Ferrari and Tenute Lunelli
Ca' Rossa: Reds and Sangiovese
Tenuta Cocci Grifoni: Offida and Piceno
Antonelli San Marco and Sagrantino
Tenute Silvio Nardi and Brunello
Luigi Maffini: Fiano and Aglianico
Colle Picchioni
Vignavecchia: Chianti Classico
Birra Flea
Ederle: Amarone and Verona Wines
Albea: Wines of Apulia
L'Armangia: Piedmont and Nizza
Castello Banfi
Demarie: Roero and Langhe
Umani Ronchi
Lungarotti's Sagrantino
Altemasi: Trentodoc and Vino Santo
Tenuta Le Velette
Giacomo Fenocchio's Barolo
Fattori's Soave and Amarone
Cantine Barbera
Santa Sofia Amarone
Villa Mongalli's Sagrantino
Cinelli Colombini's Brunello
Cantine del Notaio's Vulture
Lunarossa
Tenuta Cocci Grifoni
Baladin Beer
Ressia: the Barbaresco
Moris Farms
Franco Mondo
Letrari
Romanelli's Sagrantino
Novaia
Altesino
Marco Cecchini
Carbone: Wines of Vulture
Decugnano dei Barbi
European Beers
Endrizzi
Bindella's Nobile
Cascina Garitina
Garofoli
Ricci Curbastro
Tenute Silvio Nardi
Lungarotti
Rocca delle Macie
Cascina I Carpini
Tabarrini: Sagrantino Crus
Birra del Borgo
Roccafiore and Todi wines
Cantele: Salento Wines
Valdipiatta's Nobile
Fattori Giovanni
Ressia's Barbaresco
Arnaldo Caprai
Marco Curto's Barolo
Donatella Cinelli Colombini
Speri
Antonelli San Marco
Masciarelli
Bindella - Vallocaia
Castello delle Regine
Gatta Franciacorta
Panizzi
Umani Ronchi
Mossio
Pianadeicieli
Ceraudo
Fazi Battaglia
Duca di Salaparuta
Franco Todini
Italo Cescon
Colle di San Domenico
Tre Monti
Merotto's Prosecco
Tabarrini's Sagrantino
Erik Banti
Cantine del Notaio
Mario Schiopetto
Champagne Drappier
Erste & Neue
Avignonesi
Florio's Marsala
Leone de Castris
Roberto Scubla
Bertani
Bersi Serlini Franciacorta
Casale del Giglio
A Night with Marsala
Adanti's Sagrantino
Triacca's Nebbiolo
Ca' Rugate's Wines
Castello di Corbara
Castello Banfi's Wines
At the Table with Marsala
Dezi's Wines

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Speri: Amarone, Recioto and Valpolicella
Perugia, Italy
Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
An evening dedicated to the excellence in company of Speri Viticoltori and the magnificent wines of Valpolicella. The event dedicated to the prestigious winery from Pedemonte has in fact allowed participants to appreciate the many faces of the wine of this area, from Valpolicella Classico to Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso, from Amarone della Valpolicella to Recioto. To the event took part Mr. Luca Speri, representing the fifth generation of Speri Viticoltori, who told participants the interesting aspects connected to Valpolicella territory and the productive philosophy from which are created his wines. The journey into the wines of this prestigious area of Veneto started from Valpolicella Classico 2008, produced with the classical grapes of the area - Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara - completely vinified in cement tanks. It has been then the turn of Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2007, produced with the traditional technique of refermenting the wine with the precious Amarone's pomace. The following wine - Valpolicella Classico Superiore Vigneto Sant'Urbano 2006 - among the flagship wines of Speri Vitivoltori and considered as a "small Amarone" - has been very successful among participants. It was then the turn of Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Vigneto Monte Sant'Urbano 2005, awarded with five diamonds by DiWineTaste's tasting commettee, a magnificent wine confirming, year by year, the excellence of Speri Viticoltori. The event ended with the "sweet notes" of Recioto della Valpolicella Classico La Roggia 2005, another excellent wine of the winery from Pedemonte. The tasting of wines has been conducted by Antonello Biancalana, DiWineTaste chief editor, who also created the dishes of the evening and made by Locanda dei Golosi's chefs led by chef Emiliano Buccolini.


The five wines of Speri Viticoltori tasted during the event

The five wines of Speri Viticoltori tasted during the event


Luca Speri during one of his speeches

Luca Speri during one of his speeches


A moment of the evening

A moment of the evening



Antonello Biancalana interviewing Luca Speri (in Italian)
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