The event was held at Presso, located in Via Paolo Sarpi, Milan, a venue that is particularly suitable for cooking shows and tasting events.
We were pleased to have the opportunity to show how our wines can be paired with traditional Japanese cuisine, and to get positive feed-back from guests attending the event, professionals coming from the Japanese food and beverage sector in Milan, as well as restaurateurs.
Komeko flour is suitable for gluten-free foods and is therefore particularly interesting for those with gluten intolerance and for celiacs. At the same time, the dishes prepared also demonstrated the versatility of the flour and how it can attract a wider audience of consumers.
What do our wines have in common with the Piedmontese excellence of Slow Food and the "heroic" hills of Prosecco Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, recently nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site?
There was some fear the harvest would be sub-optimal due to poor weather conditions and abundant rainfall. However, the weather leading into harvest was sunny and dry, which led to perfectly ripe grapes and promises to be a very good vintage.
In the heart of Milan Wine Week, the most anticipated event of Milanese autumn, il Botolo debuted at the 10th edition of La Vendemmia of Via Montenapoleone, at one of the most prestigious boutique shops on the street: Vetrerie di Empoli.