sabato 8 giugno 2013


Oscar del Vino 2013: and the winner is …

Sassicaia 2009 is the best Italian red wine, Chardonnay 2010 Tasca d’Almerita is the best white, Five Roses 2011 De Castris is the best rosée, Franciacorta Gran Cuvée Brut 2007 Bellavista and Gran Cuvèe XXI Secolo 2007 D’Araprì are the best sparkling and Alto Adige Moscato Rosa 2010 Haas is the best dessert wine.

The best firm is Feudi di San Gregorio and the journalist Bruno Vespa received the jury’s award. These were the winners of the “Oscars of Wine” 2013 by the Italian Association of Sommeliers and Bibenda, and the ceremony took place in Rome last Monday.

During the event, which “established once and for all our victory over the Academy” according to Franco Ricci, head of AIS-Bibenda, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo Vigna Capestrano 2010 Valle Reale got the award for the best label, Franciacorta Cuvée Prestige Ca’ del Bosco won the award for best price/quality ratio, Riccardo Cotarella was crowned best oenologist, “La Parolina” in Acquapendente was the best restaurant, Turin’s Casa del Barolo was the best wine shop, the La Guardiense cooperative got the innovation award and UnipolSai’s Giovanni Lai was voted best Commercial Director.