“They produce world-class wines; they are leaders in their regions; and witness the diversity, heritage and authenticity that are the hallmarks of Italian wine”. With these words, Wine Spectator executive editor, Tom Matthews, describes the 34 Italian best wineries that have been always awarded by OperaWine during the 10 editions of the event.
“The 2020 harvest will be remembered not only because it took place during the COVID-19 pandemic, but above all because the vegetative cycle was perfect as rarely happens”. With these words Alessandro Cellai, oenologist and CEO of the wineries Castellare di Castellina, in the Chianti Classico, Rocca di Frassinello in the Tuscan Maremma, Feudi del Pisciotto and Gurra di Mare, in Sicily, describes the harvest still in progress in the 4 estates.
Baffonero, Rocca di Frassinello’s top wine, and by I Sodi di S. Niccolò, Castellare di Castellina’s flagship wine, during the auction held in Florence, on 17 and 18 June, by the well-known Pandolfini Auction House.
Against a backdrop of market turbulence and uncertainty, the world of fine Wine & Spirit continues to attract investors and collectors. This is demonstrated by the success achieved by
#acquistaedonadcc campaign, launched at the beginning of the pandemic in favour of the medical and paramedical staff involved in the fight against COVID 19, to encourage a relaxed return to “carefree normalcy”, is concluded.
300 wine lovers, 60 importers connected from four continents, 240 wine professionals and a top wine critic, Antonio Galloni. These are the figures of the second Global Tasting of the history of wine organized by Domini Castellare di Castellina on 16 April 2020.