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Novembre 9, 2019
VIA Hong Kong 2019 class

Vinitaly International Academy global community salutes 14 new Italian Wine Ambassadors and 1 new Expert after Hong Kong certification course

The Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) welcomes into its global network 1 Italian Wine Expert and 14 Italian Wine Ambassadors following the successful completion of the advanced VIA Ambassador course in Hong Kong held from November 3rd to 7th, 2019. Organized by Veronafiere, Vinitaly, and Vinitaly International, the 2019 Hong Kong edition of the course marked the one-year anniversary of the official launch of the reformatted, tasting-intensive program, which debuted in November 2018 in Hong Kong. VIA’s international community of highly-trained […]
Aprile 4, 2019
VIA Verona 2019 new Italian Wine Ambassadors and Expert

Vinitaly International Academy expands its international community in Verona with 23 new Ambassadors and 1 Expert

The Italian Wine Ambassador flagship edition in Verona, Italy, saw the proclamation of 23 new Italian Wine Ambassadors and 1 new Expert. After five days of lectures and tastings (with 320 wines) the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) gathers its international community in Verona, this time also in front members of leading Italian trade associations. With Vinitaly just around the corner, the wine buzz has already begun in Verona, Italy, with the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Italian Wine Ambassador course in […]
Marzo 28, 2019
Vinitaly International Team

Coming home to the city of love (and wine): Vinitaly International Academy to stage Ambassador course in Verona

On Friday March 29, 2019, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) will launch its flagship Italian Wine Ambassador certification course in its home city—Verona—where the VIA project was founded 5 years ago by Stevie Kim, Managing Director of Vinitaly International. 62 wine professionals operating in 22 different markets all over the world will gather in Verona for in-depth training on Italian wines, learning about and tasting Italy’s oenological excellence. During the Verona edition of the course, VIA Chief Scientist Attilio Scienza, Institutional Advisory […]
Marzo 25, 2019
VIA Chengdu 2019 team

VIA: the new hope for the Italian wine market in China?

On March 20, 2019, in Chengdu, four wine professionals based in China achieved the prestigious title of Vinitaly International Academy Italian Wine Ambassador, after a week of intensive lectures, tastings, and a rigorous examination on Italian wine. In Chengdu, Vinitaly International Academy trained 30 wine professionals to the highest level and offered them the unique opportunity to taste around 150 Italian wine labels locally. From March 16 to 20, 2019, the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) returned to Chengdu for its […]
Dicembre 18, 2018
Map of the Vinitaly International Academy community worldwide

170 Italian Wine Ambassadors worldwide lay the foundation for Vinitaly International Academy’s next phase

2018 has been a landmark year in the life of Vinitaly international Academy (VIA) with 38 Italian Wine Ambassadors and 4 Experts certified during courses held in two Asians cities, Chengdu and Hong Kong, and in Verona, Italy. With a grand total of 170 highly-specialized Italian wine professionals coming from all over the globe, 2018 has also seen the beginning of the next development phase for VIA to include a revised, tasting-intensive as well as new players that will oversee […]