Despite a slight decline in volume, the export year 2017 exceeded all expectations: with a steep increase in the value of exports, to 158.6 million Euros, Austria cracked the 150-million-Euro barrier for the first time – in addition to which, average price per litre reached a new all-time high of 3.39 Euros.
Sunday 11th and Wednesday 14th of February in 2018, the producers of San Gimignano present their new vintages of Vernaccia di San Gimignano in the rooms of the De Grada Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art: a unique opportunity to discover the products of the 2017 grape harvest and the Reserves from 2016 and previous years.
For the first time this year, the Anteprima of the Consorzio Vino Chianti is held together with the Consorzio Tutela del Morellino di Scansano. On Sunday, 11th February, from 4 pm until 9 pm(from 9:30 am until 4 pm the event is open to pass-holding sector operators only), doors are open at the Cavaniglia Pavilion of the Fortezza da Basso in Florence.
The artist Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, who own the winery TENUTA IL PALAGIO near Florence, open “Anteprime Toscana 2018”, at Fortezza da Basso in Florence.
Sicilia en Primeur - the annual celebration of the new vintages of Sicilian wines – returns to the scene in its fifteenth version and will have as the setting the Regional Museum of Contemporary Art in the splendid city of Palermo. The appointment, whose guiding spirit will be culture, research, and cosmopolitanism, will offer yet another opportunity to celebrate the island’s capital, Italy’s Capital of Culture for the year 2018.