Tre Bicchieri Tasting Today

Today is the Tre Bicchieri tasting. Although people are constantly critical of these types of shows or of awards in general, no one can say they don’t give us wine geeks the chance to try a lot of great wine. The show organized by Gambero Rosso gave out over 400 awards of three glasses,their top award along with special awards in the following categories:

Red wine
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva ‘04 Biondi Santi

White wine
A.A. Sylvaner R ‘09 Köfererhof

Sparkling
Franciacorta Brut Secolo Novo ’05 Le Marchesine

Sweet wine
Albana di Romagna Passsito AR Ris. ‘06 Fattoria Zerbina

Best value wine
Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Cl. Sup. ’09 Pievalta

Winery of the year
Valentini

Up-and-coming winery
Polvanera

Oenologist of the year
Ruben Larentis

Grower of the year
Walter Massa

Award for sustainable viticulture
Sandi Skerk

I’m looking forward to seeing old friend and making new ones, meaning people and wines…

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