from 10 to 13 November 2011, Villa d’Este – Italy

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 »

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

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 Argentinian Dinner

1 Gala Dinner

Pictures Gallery