Cantine aperte – Wine day at Casato Prime Donne in Montalcino 20 wines for tasting

Twenty years have passed since the first edition of “Cantine aperte” and Donatella Cinelli Colombini continues personally welcoming guests and offering them something exceptional, out of the ordinary compared to what they can taste the rest of the year. Donatella is practically a mother of this event. She organized the first edition of Cantine aperte … Continue reading

Ferragamo’s image for Brunello 2011 awarded 4 stars

Sangiovese clusters and a bottle of Brunello made of petals with a delicate design of vine shoots and leaves. This is the very refined imaged wanted by Massimo Ferragamo Chairman at Ferragamo USA. It is exhibited on the facade of the thirteenth century building that was the Montalcino town hall, continuing the calendar of tiles representing Brunello … Continue reading

The Casato Prime Donne Award 2011 goes to the Italian fashion stylist Carla Fendi

The Prima Donna of Fashion becomes the Prima Donna  of the Women  of Montalcino, the land of Brunello wine, which is where the award ceremony will take place on September 17th Carla Fendi,  a wonderful rising star in the Fashion World who has led Italian fashion to the summit of the world market, will  receive the Casato Prime Donne Award 2011.  This successful manager … Continue reading

Choco & Wine

. Giuseppe Trisciuzzi has recently come up with an original idea: a spreadable cream made with chocolate and wine.  He discussed the idea with Franco Rizzati, a young and enthusiastic artisan of chocolate. Franco accepted the challenge and started experimenting. Some of the best producers of wines provided samples of their best red wines in order to … Continue reading