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Simply Italian US Tour 2015

Simply Italian US Tour Participating Wineries

Agriment Italia – Piedmont www.agrimentitalia.it 
Aldegheri – Veneto www.aldegheri.it 
Antonio Roncolato – Veneto www.cantinaroncolato.com 
Azienda Agricola Drusian – Veneto www.drusian.it 
Azienda Agricola Ricchi – Lombardy www.cantinaricchi.it 
Azienda Agricola Tiberini – Tuscany www.tiberiniwine.com 
Ca' Tullio – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.catullio.it 
Cantina F.lli Zeni – Veneto www.zeni.it 
Cantine San Marco – Lazio www.sanmarcofrascati.it 
Castelfeder – Trentino Alto Adige www.castelfeder.it 
Citille di Sopra – Tuscany www.citille.com 
Consorzio di Tutela Vini DOC Castel del Monte – Apulia www.stradavinicasteldelmonte.it 
Consorzio Tutela Denominazioni Vini Frascati – Lazio www.consorziofrascati.it 
Consorzio Tutela Lugana – Lombardy www.consorziolugana.it 
Federdoc – Lazio www.federdoc.com 
Gradis'ciutta – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.gradisciutta.eu 
Italian Wine Central – USA www.italianwinecentral.com 
La Pergola – Lombardy www.civielle.com 
Masciarelli – Marches www.masciarelli.it 
Ornella Molon – Veneto www.ornellamolon.it 
Podere Lecci e Brocchi – Tuscany www.vinolecciebrocchi.it 
Ricci Curbastro – Lombardy www.riccicurbastro.it 
Sansilvestro – Piedmont www.sartirano.com 
Società Agricola Faccioli – Veneto www.facciolivino.it 
Villa Ilangi – Tuscany www.agriturismovillailangi.it 
Yes Grapes – Piedmont www.yesgrapes.it 

Ancarani – Emilia Romagna www.viniancarani.it  
Bissoni – Emilia Romagna www.vinibissoni.com 
Cantina Braschi di Enoica – Emilia Romagna www.cantinabraschi.com 
Cantina Sociale di Cesena – Tenuta Amalia – Emilia Romagna www.cantinacesena.it 
Celli – Emilia Romagna www.celli-vini.com 
La Sabbiona – Emilia Romagna www.lasabbiona.it 
Leone Conti – Emilia Romagna www.leoneconti.it 
Poderi dal Nespoli – Emilia Romagna www.poderidalnespoli.com 
Poderi Morini – Emilia Romagna www.poderimorini.com 
Tenuta Casali – Emilia Romagna www.tenutacasali.it 
Tenuta La Viola – Emilia Romagna www.tenutalaviola.it 
Trere – Emilia Romagna www.vino.trere.com 

ITALIAN WINE & STYLE PROMOTION – Lombardy www.iwsp.it 
   - Antiche Terre Venete – Veneto www.anticheterrevenete.it 
   - Cantina Colli Vicentini – Veneto www.collivicentini.it 
   - Cantina di Verona – Veneto www.cantinadiverona.it 
   - Colle Manora – Piedmont www.collemanora.it 
   - Colline di Sopra - Tuscany www.collinedisopra.com 
   - Fongaro – Veneto www.fongarospumanti.it 
   - Il Botolo – Piedmont www.ilbotolo.net 
   - La Collina dei Ciliegi – Veneto www.lacollinadeiciliegi.it 

Antonutti – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.antonuttivini.it 
Azienda Agricola Zorzon – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.zorzon.it 
RoncSoreli  Friuli Venezia Giulia www.roncsoreli.it 
Sturm – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.sturm.it 
Tenute Tomasella – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.tenute-tomasella.it 
Valentino Butussi – Friuli Venezia Giulia www.butussi.it 

Angelini Paolo – Piedmont www.viniangelini.it 
Azienda Agricola Botto Pier Luigi – Piedmont www.bottovini.com 
Azienda Agricola Ferrero di Fabrizio Ferrero – Piedmont
Azienda Agricola Pierino Vellano – Piedmont www.pierinovellano.it 
Azienda Agricola Silvia Castagnero – Piedmont www.ceraunavolta.com 
Bocchino Giuseppe Az. Agr. di Bocchino Annalisa – Piedmont www.vinibocchino.it 
Az. Agr. Bric Castelvej Gallino Domenico di Repellino Mario e Cristiano – Piedmont www.briccastelvej.com 
Cantina del Dolcetto di Dogliani – Piedmont www.cantinadolcettodogliani.it 
Cantina Vallebelbo – Piedmont www.vallebelbo.it 
Cavallero Lorenzo Azienda Agricola – Piedmont www.cavallerovini.it 
Emilio Vada – Piedmont www.vadavini.com 
Fratelli Trinchero – Piedmont www.fllitrincherovino.com 
La Giribaldina Azienda Agricola – Piedmont www.giribaldina.it 
Marco Negri – Piedmont www.marconegri.it 
Poderi Roccanera – Piedmont www.poderiroccanera.it 
Principiano Giuseppe Azienda Agricola – Piedmont
Roero Franco – Piedmont
Terrenostre – Piedmont www.terrenostre.it 

Cantina di Calasetta – Sardinia www.cantinadicalasetta.it 
Cantina delle Vigne di Piero Mancini – Sardinia www.pieromancini.it 
Poderi Parpinello – Sardinia www.poderiparpinello.it 


Simply Italian US Tour Press Release


Chicago - Monday, October 26, 2015 at Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile

San Francisco - Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at The Fairmont San Francisco

Miami, FL (October 15th)Simply Italian Great Wines U.S. Tour, one of the years most anticipated Italian wine trade tastings will be returning in October at Chicago's stylish Hyatt Magnificent Mile and at the majestic Fairmont San Francisco Hotel with an impressive line-up of Italian wines - both new and classics. The US Tour is designed to showcase Italy's vast range of varietals and bring together Italian wineries and US importers, distributors, retailers, restaurateurs, media, educators and other professionals in the industry. Discover the richness of Italian wine through a series of guided tastings followed by an afternoon walk-around tasting complimented by Italian cheeses & delicacies.

Some of the highlights of the tour include newcomers as the Piedmont Red & White Group, 18 boutique wineries showcasing their superb wines from the rolling hills of Piedmont. Consorzio Vini Frascati from the Lazio region will also present for the first time their unique denominations Frascati D.O.C., Frascati Superiore D.O.C.G. and Cannellino di Frascati D.O.C.G. Several wineries from the beautiful island of Sardinia will offer a guided tasting in Chicago to introduce the characteristics of their unique terroir.  Wines from iconic regions will be tasted during the "Veneto, Piedmont & Tuscany: The Iconic Image of Italy" seminar supported by Italian Wine & Style Promotion.  The Consortium of Emilia Romagna returns with another sold-out guided tasting and unveiling of their 2012 Romagna Sangiovese Riserva release in San Francisco. While Mr. Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, President of Federdoc, the only organization in Italy which serves to protect and promote the Italian Appelations of Origin and long-standing partner of the Tour, will advise on the latest Rules and Regulations regarding Italy's DOCs and DOCGs during the "Traceability & Regulation of Italian D.O.C. Wines" seminar.

During the afternoon walk around tasting, trade and media attendees will have the opportunity to meet the winemakers and taste wines from individual producers such as Agriment Italia, Aldegheri, Antonio Roncolato, Azienda Agricola Drusian, Azienda Agricola Ricchi, Azienda Agricola Tiberini, Ca' Tullio, Cantina F.lli Zeni, Cantine San Marco, Castelfeder, Citille di Sopra, Consorzio Tutela Lugana, Gradis'ciutta, La Pergola, Masciarelli, Ornella Molon, Poderi Lecci e Brocchi, Ricci Curbastro, Sansilvestro, Società Agricola Faccioli, Villa Ilangi, Yes Grapes along with Udine Chamber of Commerce, Consortium of Emilia Romagna, Consorzio Tutela Denominazioni Vini Frascati, Piedmont Red & White, Sardinia Wines, and Italian Wine & Style Promotion.

The Tour's founder, Marina Nedic, Managing Director of IEM/IEEM states, "We are delighted to bring back Simply Italian Great Wines to Chicago and San Francisco for the 2015 US Tour. This year's program will feature a perfect mix of newcomers and old-time favorites providing a chance to explore Italy's diverse terroirs, producers and wines. It truly is an exciting event for wineries to meet trade professionals and promote their wines in America's markets."

Full program of events:

633 North Saint Clair - Chicago IL 60611

10:00 am - 11:00 am         "Veneto, Piedmont & Tuscany: The Iconic Image of Italy"

                                         Presented by: Geralyn Brostrom, Cofounder & Education Director of Italian Wine Central

11:00 am – 12:00 pm        "Traceability & Regulation of Italian D.O.C. Wines. Focus on Frascati D.O.C.G."

                                         Presented by: Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, President Federdoc & Geralyn Brostrom, Cofounder and Education 

                                         Director of Italian Wine Central

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm           "Romagna: Albana to Sangiovese. Queen of Grapes, King of Wines"

                                         Presented by: Giammario Villa, Professor & Wine Educator at UCLA

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm             "Sardinia an Island to Discover: From its Vineyards to its Surrounding Treasures"

                                         Presented by: Tom Hyland, Journalist and Italian Wine Expert

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm             Walk-around tasting open to wine trade & media.



950 Mason Street - San Francisco, CA 94108

10:00 am - 11:00 am          "Veneto, Piedmont & Tuscany: The Iconic Image of Italy"

                                          Presented by: Geralyn Brostrom, Cofounder & Education Director of Italian Wine Central

11:45 am - 12:45 pm          "Romagna: Albana to Sangiovese. Queen of Grapes, King of Wines.

                                          US Preview of Romagna Sangiovese Riserva – Vintage 2012"

                                          Presented by: Giammario Villa, Professor & Wine Educator at UCLA

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm             "Traceability & Regulation of Italian D.O.C. Wines. Focus on Frascati D.O.C.G."

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm              Walk-around tasting open to wine trade & media.

Meet the producers and key regional influencers; taste classic wines from top appellations such as Brunello di Montalcino, Barbaresco, Barolo, Chianti Classico, Sangiovese and discover the wines of Sardinia, Lazio, Friuli Venezia Gulia, Trentino, Lombardy, Marches and Emilia Romagna.

For registration and more information, please visit www.ieemusa.com.

I.E.E.M. (International Event & Exhibition Management), the Miami-based branch of I.E.M. (International Exhibition Management), is a comprehensive agency specializing in marketing, events production and public relations for the wine industry. Driven by a passion for trade shows and a flair for flawless organization, I.E.M. was founded in 1999 by industry veterans Giancarlo Voglino and Marina Nedic. A reputation for constantly delivering high quality events coupled with its extensive network of contacts with trade professionals and international press has led IEEM/IEM to become one of the most well-regarded Italian wine event organizers in the world.  Learn more at www.ieemusa.com