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United Wines of Veneto 2015

United Wines of Veneto Press Release

For Immediate Release

Ana Murguia

International Event & Exhibition Management

(305) 937-2488

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U.Vi.Ve (Unione Consorzi Vini Veneti DOC), the Consortium for all Veneto Wines Consortia returns for its annual holiday promotion in New York and stops for the first time in Miami in December.

Miami, FL (November 23, 2015)U.Vi.Ve., Unione Consorzi Vini Veneti DOC, comes back to New York for its annual US campaigns and has selected Miami for the first time for its holiday promotions, United Wines of Veneto. During the month of December, various Master Classes, VIP receptions and in store promotions will be organized to celebrate the variety of the Veneto wines.

The event will kick off December 1 with a cocktail reception at Serafina in New York, the stylish Italian restaurant in the Meatpacking district, where trade, media and wine lovers are invited to taste the diversity of Veneto wines, from whites to reds, from sparkling to dessert wines. The following day the president of U.Vi.Ve, Arturo Stocchetti, will host a master class and food pairing at Del Posto moderated by Wine Spectator's Director of Video & Education, Gloria Maroti Frazee.  To inaugurate the tour in Miami, a VIP Reception will take place in the fashionable neighborhood of Wynwood at Made In Italy Gourmet December 3 while media and trade are welcome to attend a morning Master Class at the Miami Culinary Institute led by world renowned wine expert, Charlie Arturaola and courses expertly prepared and paired by Toscana Divino's chef. The inaugural events will be followed by a month long promotion dedicated to Veneto at Made in Italy Gourmet, complete with a series of masterclasses.

U.Vi.Ve's President Arturo Stocchetti states "Uvive is the Ambassador of the Veneto wine excellence all over the world. We are pleased to present the project United Wines of Veneto to the US for the holiday season once again, as Veneto wines are leader in Italy both in terms of production and value of exports to the US".

For schedule of events, please see below:

New York, Tuesday, December 1


7 Ninth Ave, New York, NY 10014

6.30 pm – 9.30 pm: Cocktail Reception

New York, Wednesday, December 2

85 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

11.00 am – 1.00 pm: Food & Wine Pairing Master Class

Miami, Thursday, December 3


415 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132

11.00 am – 1.00 pm:  Food & Wine Pairing Master Class in collaboration with Toscana Divino

Miami, Thursday, December 3


10 NE 27th Street, Miami, FL 33137

7.00 pm – 10.00 pm: VIP Cocktail Reception

Miami, December Promotions


10 NE 27th Street, Miami, FL 33137

Month of December – Special Holiday In-Store Promotions


10 NE 27th Street, Miami, FL 33137

Month of December (Saturdays) Sips with Sergio – Complimentary tasting/introduction to Veneto wines.

For more information or to register, please contact Ana Murguia I.E.E.M. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Veneto, a land of ancient traditions tied to wine, is also Italy's foremost wine-producing region. U.Vi.Ve., Unione Consorzi Vini Veneti D.O.C., with 21 different consortium members all D.O.C. and D.O.C.G. certified, represents the wide variety of Veneto wines and their territory. Each consortium safeguards and promotes the quality and specificity of wine production, which varies year to year, and of the producers that are devoted to both tradition and innovation. The purpose of the promotion is to represent the region as a whole, the history and the unique wine-making traditions.

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.

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