National Fair "Vinum" Alba parade the great wines of Piedmont!
Culture, food and wine protagonists in the town of Alba in Piedmont April 25 to 27 and May 1 to 4 with the national fair Vinum: a prestigious showcase of the best expressions of the Langhe and Roero wine. The event will be an opportunity to find out near this extraordinary area, rich in history and tradition that spring gives us extraordinary colors and scents.
The great wines of Piedmont, for which we are universally recognized and appreciated around the world, will be the protagonists of the National Fair "Vinum" unmissable event scheduled Alba (Cn) April 25 to 27 and May 1 to 4 and inserted in 'sphere of "Spring of Culture, Taste and Wine": a set of events sponsored by the City of Alba to be held from March to June.
The 38th edition sees the collaboration of the City of Sunrise with the Consortium for the Protection of Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Langhe and Roero Arneis Roero and Roero, Alta Langa classical method of Asti, and the organizational support of The International Fair of the White Truffle of Alba.
At the Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses G. Morra in Alba, the largest wine shop will host tastings of the finest Rossi Langhe and Roero DOCG Barbaresco, Barolo DOCG, Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba DOCG, Dogliani DOCG Roero DOCG, Barbera d ' Alba DOC, Dolcetto d'Alba DOC Langhe Rosso DOC, Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC, DOC Verduno Pelaverga.
While Piazza Garibaldi there will be space for the area of Roero Arneis DOCG and DOC of the territory of the other Whites. Next there will be an island of PDO cheeses of Piedmont by ONAF (National Organization of Cheese Tasters).
Piazza Savona instead will be a place dedicated to the tasting of Asti Spumante and Moscato d'Asti in collaboration with the Brotherhood of Hazel. The Consortium will also offer appetizers "Happy Asti" and donate the proceeds to the Alba-Bra New Hospital Foundation for the purchase of the TAC.
THE CULTURE OF WINE IN THE CENTER OF FAIR
Vinum will be organized during the workshop on additional names of Barbaresco and Barolo driven by journalists Giancarlo Montaldo and Alexander Masnaghetti, which will be held at the Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions. Another opportunity to approach a way to drink attentive to cultural and sensory aspects of wine will be offered by appointment with the Storytellers of Wine, which will offer unusual plays and short stories.
In addition to all the fans who come to Alba will have the opportunity to take advantage of the Piemonte On Wine: a free service for wine tourists interested in visiting the wineries in the area, taste and buy wines directly from the manufacturer. Open 7 days out of 7, all year, at the ATL Langhe Roero, the Service Centre for Enotourist offers information on events related to the world of wine, with an online database with the ability to make reservations for tours in several cellars of Langhe, Roero and Asti.
Finally Vinum goers will have the unique opportunity this year to visit the exhibition "The Past in the glass. Wine in Ancient Egypt ", curated dall'egittologa Sabina Malgora, proposal until May 19 at the Church of San Domenico. The route, with archaeological finds made by some of the most important museums, enriched by a large collection of photographs, has as main subject the ancient Egyptian culture, the cultivation of the vine, wine production and its use in the sophisticated society of the time and in the afterlife. Theme fascinating and unusual.