Association of Producers of Nizza, which celebrated the denomination's seventh birthday on 30 June.
July 4, Nizza Monferrato . The Nizza Producers Association celebrated the seventh birthday of the Nizza Docg denomination on Saturday 1 July. On 1 July 2016, in fact, the Nizza docg, harvest 2014, the year of recognition of the denomination, was released on the market for the first time. Since then, the Nice Producers Association has celebrated this anniversary with a starred dinner and the Born on July 1st format, has become the most important annual appointment for the association, which today has 84 member wineries. This year, to celebrate the anniversary in grand style, a gala dinner was held on Friday 30 June at Borgo Roccanivo, one of the properties of the Berta Distilleries, entirely dedicated to the producers of Nizza DOCG.
“ Born on July 1st, it is an annual appointment that is always welcomed and lived with great enthusiasm by the producers. This year the event met with great success thanks to the mastery of Chef Camia who prepared an unforgettable menu paired with the excellent quality of the 50 labels of Nizza and Nizza Riserva for tasting ” declares the President of the Nizza Producers Association Stefano Chiarlo “ The Nice Producers Association demonstrates once again how one of the most characterizing and distinctive elements of this young denomination is the cohesion and union of its members ”.
The dinner, in addition to representing an important institutional appointment, is also an opportunity to taste the new vintages, in this case in this case Nizza Docg 2021 and Nizza Riserva 2020. “ The Riserva 2020 can be defined as a vintage of great balance, with a very precise fruit and a rare roundness. Nizza 2021, on the other hand, represents one of the richest vintages, both from a structure point of view and in the olfactory notes ”explains the President Chiarlo.
The exclusive event therefore saw the wines of the denomination as protagonists, new and old vintages, of the producers of the denomination, for which Chef Massimo Camia, of the starred restaurant La Morra, created an ah hoc menu, able to best enhance the taste characteristics.
“ The dishes designed for dinner ” explains Massimo Camia, Chef of the starred restaurant La Morra “are important, full-bodied dishes, designed to best accompany a wine of great structure and elegance such as Nizza Docg. The menu was really appreciated by the producers, and the positive feedback can only have made me fully satisfied with the work”.
For the Nice Producers Association, Born on July 1st , is the event that opens a series of appointments scheduled for the second half of the year, aimed not only at experts and operators in the sector, but also at the public.
The next appointment on the calendar will be Nizza è in Nizza Monferrato, an event that will see over 100 references tasted at tasting tables, from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 October. Partners of the event will be the Enoteca Regionale and the municipality of Nizza Monferrato.
On 20 November, however, the second edition of Forum Nizza will be held at the National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento - Palazzo Carignano in Turin. This second appointment, given the success achieved last year, with over 500 participations of operators in the sector, will also be open to the public in 2023. At the same time, the technical-informative aspects will be further developed, with two in-depth masterclasses, aimed at wine professionals. The event will be organized in synergy with the Regional Enoteca of Nizza Monferrato
The denomination therefore continues in its path of promoting the wines and the territory, making itself discovered more and more, outlining a very precise identity, conquering the palates of experts and wine enthusiasts