Villa d'Este Wine
Symposium 2010

From 11 to 14 November 2010

Seminars & Workshops

9 seminars

« How to reconcile wine production and regulation ? »
Speaker : Michel Bettane

« Wine and China: past, present and future »
Speaker : Don St Pierre Jr

« Corks: problems, solutions and alternatives »
Speaker : Dominique Tourneix, CEO de Diam

« Wine and Health: where are we and where do we go ? »
Speakers : Prs Curt Ellison, Alberto Bertelli & David Khayat

« Wood and Wine » a comparative tasting of the same wines matured in wooden barrels from different origins
Speakers : Henri de Pracomtal & Jean-Pierre Giraud (Taransaud)

« How to make young generation appreciate wine ? »
Speaker : le Pr Jean-Robert Pitte

« Wine auctions in Hong Kong and China: what impact on global wine market ? »
Speaker : John Kapon (Acker Merrall & Condit)

« New wine countries: how to grant local specificities to culture ? »

« The power of brand or how to run over the AOC concept »
Speaker : Hubert de Boüard

1 conference

« Science and religions : new perspectives »
Speakers : Drs Etienne Klein & Alfred Vidal-Madjar.

Prestige tastings

2 prestige tastings

« Prestige tasting of the wines from the Domaine de la Romanée Conti »

« Prestige tasting of the « Club des 8 », Grands Vins de Bordeaux »

Additional classical moments

1 Gala dinner

Chef Michele Zambanini and his team have prepared a superb high-level Italian cuisine that delights every year all the participants !