#OperaWine 2015: The Event and My Wine Tasting Notes for Italy’s Northwest

Check out on Flora’s Table the first post of my series about the outstanding OperaWine 2015 wine event in Verona, Italy, inclusive of my tasting notes. This post focuses on Italy’s NorthWest.

Enjoy! 🙂

Flora's Table

On March 21 I had the opportunity to attend OperaWine 2015, an exclusive wine tasting event that serves as the preamble to the Vinitaly event in Verona, Italy. OperaWine is jointly organized by Wine Spectator and Vinitaly and it aims at showcasing 100 of the greatest Italian wine producers selected by Wine Spectator, thus recognizing excellence in Italian wine.

OperaWine 2015 - Palazzo della Gran Guardia OperaWine 2015 – Palazzo della Gran Guardia

The event is reserved to media and trade and is much more compact than Vinitaly. OperaWine took place in the beautiful context of Verona’s Palazzo della Gran Guardia and the organization was excellent: registration was straight forward and the booths of the 100 selected producers were laid out in a logical order.

One thing the organizers deserve particular praise for is their decision to encourage selected producers to bring to the event (where appropriate depending on the wine they were…

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2 thoughts on “#OperaWine 2015: The Event and My Wine Tasting Notes for Italy’s Northwest

  1. Dina

    Wow -this must have been a very special event and just to your liking, Stefano. 🙂 I’m definitely not a wine expert, but this looks like serious business and good fun, so many spectacular wines in on seething! Mouthwatering good photos as well, cheers! 🙂
    Big hug from the Four of us in Bonn and Cley,

    1. Stefano Post author

      Hi Dina! So nice to hear from you! 🙂 Yes, yes: the event was definitely to my liking – it was quite a collection of outstanding wines, I tell you! 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the photos too: they were all taken with the iPhone 6 camera – I have to say that I have been quite impressed by the quality of the images that the iPhone camera can produce. Plenty good for casual snapshots and it saves the bulk of lugging around a compact digital camera.
      A big hug to the four of you!


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