• Cancellation and postponement of VDEWS 2020

Villa d'Este Wine
Symposium 2020

From 5 to 8 November 2020
Country of honor : Greece

12th edition

VDEWS 2020

The #VDEWS team welcomes you  for the 2020 edition !
Yours sincerely,

Program

If COVID 19 oblige to an annulation of the event, all funds paid will be fully reimbursed or, as an option, put for the 2021 edition.

Seminars & Workshops

Friday 6th of November A.M. 

Seminar 1 : Round Table Part 1 : Changes in the marketing methods of the « Grands Vins »
with Olivier Bernard (Bordelais)
Pierre-Henri Gagey (Bougogne)
Marquis Piero Antinori (Italie)
Egon Müller (Allemagne)

Seminar 2 : Round Table Part 2 : Changes in the marketing methods of the « Grands Vins »

Friday 6th of November P.M. 

Seminar 3 : « The 90 wine producing countries in the world »
by Jean-Baptiste Ancelot 

Saturday 7th of November A.M. 

Seminar 4 : « Introduction to biodiversity »
by Gilles Bœuf 

Seminar 5 : « Introduction to biodynamics, seen from the point of an agronomist »
by Antoine Lepetit de la Bigne

Saturday 7th of November P.M. 

Presentation of the film « L’Âme du Vin »
by Marie Gorbanevsky

The workshops of this 2020 edition

« Glass comparison tasting with Zalto » 

« Organic / biodynamic comparative tasting of Château Pédesclaux, Grand Cru Classé of Pauillac : Same grape variety, same terroir » - Vertical over several vintages
by Antoine Lepetit de la Bigne

Prestige tastings

Thursday 5th of November P.M. 

Champagne Ruinart
Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2007
Dom Ruinart BdB 2006 magnum
Dom Ruinart BdB 2002
Dom Ruinart BdB 1998 (original release)
Dom Ruinart BdB La Réserve 1998
Dom Ruinart Rosé 2007
Dom Ruinart Rosé 1990 magnum
Dom Ruinart Rosé 1985 magnum

by Frédéric Panaiotis

Friday 6th of November P.M. 

Vertical Tasting of 10 Vintages of Solaia (Tuscany) : 1995 - 1997 - 1998 - 2000 - 2004 2006 - 2010 - 2013 - 2015 - 2017
by Marchesi Piero Antinori & Renzo Cotarella

Saturday 7th of November P.M. 

Vertical tasting of 6 vintages and 2 Grands Crus of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Échézeaux & Romanée-Conti
2008 – 2005 – 2001 – 1999 – 1997 – 1991
Closing wine : Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2006

by Aubert de Villaine

Additional classical moments

  • Open informal tasting of wines from all present producers in the Impero room
  • Cooking lessons with Chef Michele Zambanini
  • Classical and Jazzy Music moments with Dimitris Saroglou, Maurizio Baglini, Silvia Chiesa, Nicolas Dautricourt
  • The great classical cuisine of Chef Michele Zambanini
  • The traditional Paulée of the Thursday evening

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