A selection of past news and events where I have poured my wines
Cantine Barbera wine blog has made the Top 90 Wine Blog list for 2018!
The Amsterdam Diary team are in constant search for the best wine blogs on the internet. This year, they have listed Cantine Barbera among the top 90 most interesting wine blogs worldwide, together with titanic names such as Robert Parker, James Suckling, Do Bianchi and many others.
La Vota Cabernet Sauvignon Menfi DOC 2013
Cinque Grappoli @ Duemilavini Bibenda
Our La Vota proves to be the best Sicilian Cabernet Sauvignon according to FIS - Federazione Italiana Somelier tastings, winning the Cinque Grappoli by the Italian Wine Guide Duemilavini - Bibenda.
Our wines on Wine Enthusiast!
@ Wine Enthusiast Magazine April 2015
Amazing reviews for all our wines that are currently represented in the United States: the Wine Enthusiast Magazine has just released their online exclusive edition of all scores for the Italian Wine Tasting, which will be included in the Italian Issue - focused on Sicilian Wines - on next April 2015.
December 4-5 2014
@ #Viniacasamia, London
I am really pleased to invite you to the first ‘Vini a Casa Mia’ evening in London!
A very popular social event in Italy: taste wonderful wine, meet the producers and learn more about their long artisan tradition.
28-30 November 2014
@ Leoncavallo - Spazio Sociale Autogestito, Milano
We will be at the 10th edition of La Terra Trema, a beautiful event which promotes quality Italian farming and supports growers, artisan food and wine producers, slow food culture and unique, rare grape varieties.
Vino di Eccellenza
@ Vitae AIS 2015
A wonderful news that I am proud to share with my friends worldwide: for the third time in a row, our Cabernet Sauvignon La Vota has been awarded the "Excellence" level by AIS - Italian Sommelier Association in their wine guide Vitae 2015.
2014 October 31st
@ MioBio, Via Thaon de Revel 7 , Milano
The new Guida al Vino Critico 2015 speaks about vintners and winemakers from a distinct perspective and with a critical approach. It tells about people before reviewing their wines, conveying stories of life choices and passions, and of sustainable and artisanal models of agriculture that resist homogenisation.
@ Duemilavini Bibenda 2014
We just received a great news, which we are pleased to share with our friends and customers.
For the second year in a row La Vota has been awarded the Cinque Grappoli, and we are very happy for a wine that represents so well our beautiful territory and winemaking philosophy.
2013, Saturday May 25th and Sunday 26th from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm
@ Asti, Palazzo Gazzelli
Vinissage: to discover natural wines and love for the Earth, to implement a different concept of economic relations between human beings that rejects mistreatment and the overexploitation of natural resources.
2013 Friday March 10th at 6.30 pm
@ Pasticceria Marescotti, Genova
La Bambina is dedicated to strong women, to their power and energy, to their tireless motivation in fighting for their beliefs, to their talent for problem solving despite difficulties and complications.
2013, Thursday May 9th
The War of the Roses @ #Viniacasamia
#Viniacasamia, wines and winemakers uncovered, is a concept by Marco Ghezzi.
A private home, friends that meet up to taste wines, listen to stories, discover territories and passions. An informal atmosphere, chats, live twitting and one common theme: wine.
La Sicilia, Vitigni e Territori
@ Guida ai Vini 2011
Last week I met with Alma Torretta for lunch to talk about our next edition of "Donne & Vino", the wine event the we organize every year at our Terre Sicane Wine Route and which will be held in Sambuca di Sicilia next December 3rd.
Concorso La Terra e il Vino
@ Enopolis 2010
A huge success for La Vota Menfi DOC 2007, that was presented at Enopolis 2010 - a renowned wine event in Catania - last Thursday 30th October, where a jury of Sicilian Sommeliers bestowed the Signature’s Wines Award on our Cabernet Sauvignon.