Villa d'Este Wine
Symposium 2013

From 7 au 10 November 2013

The wineries specificities in Europe
Pays à l’honneur : Austria

Seminars & Workshops

5 seminars

« Terroir analysis with drones »
VinoPremio Award 2014, final report
Speaker : William Metz

« The aromas of wine »
Speaker : Alexandre Schmitt

« Terroirs »
Speakers : Lydia & Claude Bourguignon

« Cartography of Burgundy »
Speaker : Sylvain Pitiot

« From the Universe to Planck’s Wall »
Speakers : Brian Schmidt (Prix Nobel de Physique) & Etienne Kleinz

3 presentations

New security tool and traceability tool for wine bottles
by Jean-Pierre Pirson

The glass bottle challenges
by Michel Toussaint

Tokaj Wines
by Istvàn Szepsy

Prestige tastings

3 prestige tastings

Cheval Blanc vertical
Vintages 2000-1994-1990-1989-1982-1975-1969-1967 and Yquem 1988.
Presented by : Pierre Lurton

Weingut Egon Müller vertical
Scharzhofberger Auslese 1959-1971
Scharzhofberger feinste Auslese Eiswein 1966
Scharzhofberger Spätlese 1983
Scharzhofberger Kabinett 1990
Scharzhofberger Trockenbeerenauslese 2005
Scharzhofberger Kabinett 2011
Presented by Egon Müller

Domaine de la Romanée- Conti vertical
Vertical of two Grands Crus, Echézeaux et Romanée-St-Vivant
Presented by Aubert de Villaine

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 !

Lalique - Villa d'Este award

VDEWS honors an exceptional personality in the Great Wine World.

Lalique – Villa d’Este Prize 2013 is given to Mr Istvan Szepsy.