Words of Wine: launched the international journalism prize for Abruzzo wine.
Words of Wine Journalism Award sponsored by the International Consortium Wines of Abruzzo aimed at enhancing the quality of wines from Abruzzo.
Presented the International Journalism Award Words of Wine.
Against provincialism and devoted to the concept of quality and production of regional wines from Abruzzo.
The award of Words of Wine
is dedicated to national and international journalists
who have developed work on quality wines from Abruzzo, the wine-growing areas, the personalities of the Abruzzo wine in the background of the natural and cultural history of the Abruzzo region.
The best works will receive a artwork by the painter and sculptor of Ettore Spalletti, the Goblet of Onyx. The artist "looking in my study, I found an image that suggests to me the idea for a small gift for the wine Montepulciano d'Abruzzo."
"This award is an important step in
the promotion of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Abruzzo wines of
Abruzzo and culture in general. This last is the key to getting to know our wines, thanks to the improvement in the quality of our wines that is a fact highlighted by all the experts, as is the growth in exports, "he confirmed President Tonino Verna consortium for the protection of Abruzzo wines.
Cracco, Vissani and Slow Food for Abruzzo's Wine and Words pf Wine
"Quality wines: perceptions and the market", the search sociologist Renato Mannheimer says the Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is recognized: 92% of Italians knows the Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, 50% also think that the wine Montepulciano is one of the typical products of Abruzzo and is excellent for promoting the region's image in Italy and abroad. In 2013, as many as 37% of the sample makes it one of the most important big reds wine of Italy.
In this scenario outlined by Mannheimer a revival as the national and international competition of Wine Words can really e improved.
"Is this the right way, to level up the quality of communication - said Cracco's flagship Master Chef - This is bringing results that you see why this wine is more and more in the great international restaurants."
For Gianfranco Vissani, food critic, chef and television host of international "Montepulciano of Abruzzo has become the wealth, and this wealth we have to work," the well-known chef then concluded with quote Gabriele d'Annunzio, who according to him "would appreciated that increasingly speaks of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. "
In addition, the director of "Slow Food", Marco Bolasco announced that it will devote a publication to Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.
Among the promoters of Wine Words also 'Abruzzo Marcello De Cecco, international economist who was at Princeton and the London School of Economics.
Also present the Gastronaut Davide Paolini de Il Sole 24 Ore, Christian Eder of the magazine in German Vinum, Giampaolo Gravina's Guide to the Wines of Italy L'Espresso, Marco Sabellico the Wine Guide Gambero Rosso, the Italian Association president AIS Sommelier Antonello Maietta, the photojournalist Chris Warde Jones and Patrick Agnew of the Irish newspaper Irish Times, secretary and national vice-president of the Foreign Press Association in Italy.