OperaWine: best Italian Wines | Vinitaly International


The best Italian wines

April 6 2019, Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona, Italy




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Veronafiere together with Vinitaly and with the contribution of leading magazine “Wine Spectator” are proud to present OperaWine, Finest Italian Wines: 100 Great Producers selected by Wine Spectator. OperaWine offers international wine professionals the opportunity to taste and get to know the best Italian wines presented by Italy’s 100 greatest producers according to Wine Spectator. This American magazine specializes in tasting notes, industry news, and wine-personality profiles; it is a world-leading authority on wine, reaching more than 3 million readers. Each year, the judges taste the selected Italian wines and provide reviews and scores based on different criteria. After the assessment, the list of the top 100 Italian wines is revealed, promoting Italian wine diversity and high quality.



OperaWine welcomes journalists, sommeliers and wine professionals to the gorgeous halls of Palazzo della Gran Guardia, in the center of Verona (Italy), for an exclusive event aimed at appraising the distinctive characteristics of Italian wine. The very heart of this gala event is the diversity of Italian wines, both in their traditional interpretation and their oenological new frontiers. OperaWine is indeed an international celebration of Italian wine, a showcase that fosters Italian wine export to the largest markets.

Moreover, the Italian wines selected by Wine Spectator are the true ambassadors of Made in Italy products, cultural and emotional blends that go beyond the bottle. Since 2012, OperaWine has become première event to Vinitaly. An elegant and glamorous opening to the largest International wine and spirits exhibition, OperaWine is one of the most alluring wine tasting events of the year, where international trade professionals and press will experience, in a single afternoon, the best that Italy has to offer.


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OperaWine 2019 catalogue

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