Place : Splendido Bay Luxury & Spa Resort*****Lago di Garda

In an atmosphere of great professionalism and style, the 33 wineries from all over Italy, including the islands, participated in business meetings of various kinds. They had the opportunity to meet over 30 foreign importers, from Europe including Eastern countries and from both the North and South Americas.

B2B meetings by appointment, specific and targeted, have given above all the possibility of developing new commercial collaborations but have also allowed the presentation of the best identity wines to the prestigious circle of 15 critics and journalists who have arrived representing the main Italian and international editorial publications .

The event was crowned with the conference “Rural Heritage in Export” focusing with the issue of the importance of the territory of origin in terms of value growth of Italian wine by relevant speakers: Joanna Miro, owner of Wine Global Aspect , organizer and president of Italian Taste Summit – Maria Carmela Ostillio, SDA Bocconi School of Management – Mattia Vezzola, historic winemaker Bellavista, owner and winemaker of Costaripa – Leonardo Morosini, CEO of LC International – Alberto Bracalenti, business consultant, Crowe Valente – Carlo Pietrasanta, Lombardy Wine Tourism Movement – Caterina Garofalo, President of Ainem Italian Neuro Marketing Association.


Involved wineries

Negretti – Piemonte; Siddura – Sardegna; Endrizzi – Trentino; Corte Quaiara – Veneto; Colombaio di Cencio – Toscana; Conte Vistarino – Lombardia; La Madonna Nera – Toscana; Secondo Marco – Veneto; Caruso&Minini – Sicilia; Villa Canestrari – Veneto; Costaripa – Lombardia; Perla del Garda -Lombardia; San Lorenzo – Abruzzo; Ca’ di Frara – Lombardia; Terredora – Campania; Vigne Olcru -Lombardia; Fattoria Montecchio – Toscana; Giovanni Sarti – Puglia; Corte Aura – Lombardia; Podere Sabbioni – Marche; Montelvini – Veneto; Monviert – Friuli; Adriano Gigante – Friuli; Vallepicciola – Toscana; La Fortezza – Campania; Centanni Giacomo – Marche; Cantine Di Marco – Puglia; Cobue – Lombardia; Val del Bosco – Toscana; Montecicogna – Lombardia; Fondo Antico – Sicilia; Novaripa – Abruzzo.



Italian wine excellence is the expression of tradition combined with territorial innovation, it is an unparalleled heritage of almost 600 and autochthonous vines a quality guarantee enclosed in the 526 appellations of origin including 74 DOCG, 334 DOC and 118 IGT. Together with the immense historical and cultural heritage, it contributes to the authenticity of the Italian brand.