Villa d'Este Wine
Symposium 2011

From 10 to 13 November 2011

Seminars & Workshops

8 seminars

« Wine in Argentina: history and perspectives »
Speaker : Roberto de la Mota, Bodega Mendel

« Creation, development and animation of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB) »
Speaker : Willi Klinger

« Bruxelles, european organisations and the world of wine »
Speaker : Paolo de Castro, President of the Agricultural Commission and Rural Development at the European Parliament, former Agricultural Minister (Government Prodi, Italy)

« Les climats de Bourgogne: physical constraints or human will ? »
Speaker : Aubert de Villaine, DRC

« The bottle of the 21st century »
Speaker : Michel Toussaint, PDG Verallia, filiale de St Gobain

« The evolution of Great Wines in China »
Speaker : Yi Wang

« The global market »
Speaker : Marquis Piero Antinori

« The wine criticism »
Speakers : David Schildknecht et Michel Bettane

1 conference

Wine, paintings, pleasures
by René Millet

2 workshops

Wood and wine, a comparative tasting
by Henri de Pracomtal & Jean Pierre Giraud (Chêne & Cie / Taransaud) –

Tasting and presentation of native grape varieties from the Etna area
by Giuseppe Benanti

Prestige tastings

2 prestige tastings

« Sassicaia vertical tasting »
Présentation : Marquis Nicolo Incisa della Rocchetta et Carlo Paolo (Tenuta San Guido)

« La Tâche vertical tasting »
Présentation : Messieurs Aubert de Villaine et Jean Charles Cuvellier, Domaine de la Romanée Conti

2 exclusive tastings

« Argentinian Wines »

« Friuli Wines »

Additional classical moments

1 Argentinian dinner

1 Gala dinner

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