Milan becomes the capital of wine: here are the best events not to miss at the week of wine
From the 6 to 13 October returns Milan Wine Week, with its second edition. Saturday 5 October we start with a big opening event in City Life, where a record toast will be held with Trentodoc and a live performance by Paolo Piva (RDS) e Funkasin Street Band.
Among the more than 300 events that will enliven the whole city, there are some really unmissable ones. Discover them below.
Monday 7 October
From 15.30 to 21.30 the Palazzo Bovara (Corso Venezia, 51) will host the Franciacorta Festival, which will see as many as 42 wineries gathered to meet operators, industry experts and wine lovers with tasting stalls of the producers and tastings. (From 3.30 pm to 6.00 pm: entrance reserved for the press and operators. – From 6.00 pm to 9.30 pm: opening to the public.)
Moreover, every morning, from 7.30 am to 10.30 am, the Senate Caffè del Senato Hotel Milan (the only urban Franciacorta Bar in the world) will propose a sparkling awakening with the Franciacorta Breakfast: a glass of Franciacorta paired with the exclusive Salmon Coda Nera Riserva, as well as the sweet and savory buffet.
Don't miss even the three Franciacorta Masterclass, at Palazzo Bovara (Sunday 6 October, 16.00: Satèn; Tuesday 8 October, 18.00: Reserves; Saturday 12 October, 16.00: Dosaggio Zero)
Monday 7, Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 October
"Lines, weaves, flavors and transparencies. Corporate culture in the Alps-Adriatic lands"Is the main theme of the three days of meetings, show cooking and tastings that on 7-8-9 October will bring together in Milan, in the Flagship Store space Itlas (via Melchiorre Gioia 35) seven brands from Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Slovenia and Istria : Sarah's Vineyard, Itlas, Amorim Italia, Saffron, Electrolux Professional, Olio Mate and Tomaz Kavcic. Free and free admission (from 5.00 pm) subject to availability.
Wednesday 9, Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October
From 5pm to 11pm evenings Aperivino from Eataly Emerald. Among these, on 9 October at 6.30 pm there will be a special tasting meeting with Marjan Simčič, a Slovenian producer who stands out for the cultivation and production of grapes using natural methods. The matching food proposal will be curated by Dok dall’Ava, San Daniele ham producers who will have a temporary restaurant at Eataly Smeraldo for the entire month of October.
Wednesday 9 October
Bisol1542 will host the press lunch "Bisol1542 & the East. Prosecco Superiore and fusion cuisine ", an event that will allow you to discover all the souls of the Prosecco Superiore di Valdobbiadene DOCG signed Bisol 1542 at Palazzo Bovara combined with the Japanese-glocal kitchen by Ada & Augusto.
From 7pm to 9pm, fun with #enJeio Party, at the Terrazza12 of the Brian & Barry Building: aperitif with DJ set based on Prosecco Superiore, friends and good music. During the evening it will be possible to learn about Jeio, a DOCG Prosecco line with a young and dynamic soul.
Friday 11 October
The new label Ferrari Maximum Blanc de Blancs will be the protagonist of an event open to the public by appointment a Palazzo Bovara, where to discover the new Trentodoc and celebrate #ToTheMaximum with the music of Andrea & Michele from Radio Deejay.
Ferrari will also propose throughout the week "A Ferrari to Creativity Brindisi", in collaboration with The Triennale, by offering a glass of bubbles to those who present themselves, showing, in addition to the Museum ticket, the voucher that can be downloaded on the Milan Wine Week website.
Every day at Peck's
In the historic site of Via Spadari 9, the gourmet coffee The Little Peck will give space to small producers: every day it will be possible to discover different wines from smaller companies that stand out for the excellence of their proposal. The unmissable stage is the Sancta Sanctorum, Peck's wine shop, where during the week, bottles of historic Bordeaux vintages will be opened as a surprise.
In addition to Al restaurant Peck, also Peck CityLife will offer special menus and itineraries dedicated to Milan Wine Week, while in the shop Peck Porta Venezia (via Salvini 3) wine and salami tastings will be held to discover the secrets of a perfect match.
See here the complete calendar of events of Milan Wine Week.