A Vinitaly to be framed for the wines of Colli Piacentini

July 7, 2023

The Consorzio Tutela Vini Doc Colli Piacentinibrinda to the closure of Vinitaly 2023.The last day of the International Wine and Spirits Exhibition in Verona is an opportunity to take stock of four days full of meetings, tastings and events that have registered a great interest in the DOC and IGT productions of the territory and the confirmation of important synergies for the promotion of a quality food and wine that makes this region of Italy particularly appreciated by professionals and tourists.

"The number of buyers and insiders who came to taste the products of our territory was really numerous, testifying to the growth of the appeal of Piacenza wines that we have been noticing and supporting for several years now," says President of the Consortium MarcoProfumo. "Toconquer wine loversin search of novelty and, at the same time, to convince even the most demanding palates is the ability of our wines to combine an extreme pleasantness witha great typicality, two winning characteristics in a market that rewardsmore and more products capable of telling a unique story and of exciting."

Sold out the masterclass "The Myth of Malvasia" held on Monday, April 3, the last stage of a transnational cooperation project involving Gal Parnonas, Galdel Ducato and Gal of Central Istria. Malvasia from Colli Piacentini was offered for tasting together with Malvasia from Parma, convincing sommeliers, importers and journalists at the calyx test.

And it was precisely the press operators who were more numerous than ever at the Consortium's stand to delve into the process of updating the production regulations destined to introduce for the first time in the Piacenza area a complete quality pyramid for wines on the model of some of the most prestigious Italian wine districts.

"We have already been producing excellent wines in our valleys for some time now," stresses the head of the Consortium's Communication Commission PatrizioCampana, " which will soon be able to count on more rational, clear and inclusive specifications capable of making their promotion in Italy and abroad more effective. The positive feedback we have had in recent days from the trade press reinforces our confidencein our ambition to want to make the Piacenza hills an area of forterichiamo in terms of oenology and wine tourism."  

Among the thousands of people who came to taste the wines of the member wineries present at the Consortium's stand (Casa Benna, Marengoni, Santa Giustina,Tenuta Pernice, Cantina di Vicobarone and Cantine 4 Valli) and in the company stands (Mossi 1558, Cantine Campana, Il Casello), the President of the EmiliaRomagna Region Stefano Bonacciniand the Councilor for Agriculture and Agribusiness Alessio Mammi also stopped by on the opening day of Vinitaly.