Monday, April 4, 2011

Irpinia Excellent ! at Vinitaly, April 8-10

Last Year's seminar on Taurasi with Paolo De Cristofaro

It's time for Irpinia at Vinitaly:
Like the 2010 edition, the Chamber of Commerce of Avellino is glad to welcome you to "Irpinia Excellent!", an event held during Vinitaly 2011 and addressed to journalists, professionals, consumers, opinion leaders, decision makers, institutional authorities and members of the main food and wine associations operating in the territory with the aim to deepen the knowledge and fully understand the potentiality of Irpinia wine and food
So, from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 April, three days dedicated to the Avellino territory in the area “Vigna Avellino” Hall B Avellino Campania. Also for 2011 at the Vinitaly the slogan will be "Irpinia Excellent!”


“IRPINIA EXCELLENT!” – PROGRAM OF EVENTS
FRIDAY April 8 2011

11:00 am-Tasting Workshop

“Coda di Volpe Irpinia – Tra favola e realtà”

An ancient Aesop’s fable narrates the meet of a fox with grapes (literally Coda di volpe means Fox tail). Our intention is to transpose this story in Irpinia through a sensorial trip made of history and wine tastings ….

1:00 pm: “Irpinia a tavola”
Menu
Turnip and potatoes with cotechino and pizza Ionna
Brawn, dry sausage and podolico cheese with fruit chutney
Pastiera

Wine Tasting workshop - 4:00 p.m.
E’ tempo d’Irpinia – First Appointment
Vertical-Horizontal of Fiano di Avellino

Saturday April 9 2011

11:00 am: Tasting Workshop
Crudirpinia
Does it make sense to translate in Irpinia the concept of Cru, so meaningful for some of the most important wine territories in the world? We will try to answer this question through the support of producers and wines that have already followed this track.

1:00 pm : “Irpinia a tavola”
Menu
Chestnut soup, beans and porcini mushrooms
Beef with artichokes
Ricotta and chocolate crumble

Wine Tasting workshop - 4:00 p.m.
E’ tempo d’Irpinia – Second Appointment
Vertical-Horizontal of Greco di Tufo

Sunday April 10 2011
11:00 am - Tasting Workshop
L’Irpinia è anche DOC
A journey across the Irpinia DOC world. Which areas does it include? Which wines can be produced? A trip that starts from "spinoff" appellations to reach other varietials inexactly considered of minor prestige, like piedirosso, sciascinoso, greco musc’ and falanghina.

1:00 pm : “Irpinia a tavola”
Menu
Larded Fusilli of Avellino
Sausages and ribs, potatoes and pepaine (local peppers aromatized in vinegar)
Lenten biscuits with hazelnuts

Wine Tasting workshop - 4:00 p.m.
E’ tempo d’Irpinia – Third Appointment

Vertical-Horizontal of Taurasi

Each event has a limited number of places. You can take part by  booking throughthe Organization office (tel. +39.392.9866587, +39.320.4332561) or by sending an e-mail to the address info@irpiniaexcellent.it


See you there!

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