Kobrand Tour d’Italia brings Italian Tastings to Consumers, Trade

Fine wine and spirits importer Kobrand Corporation is once again hosting their annual ‘Kobrand Tour d’Italia,’ an eight-city tour for their Italian winemakers to showcase their upcoming releases.

The Italian wine tour began this Monday in New Jersey and ends September 19th in Los Angeles. Stops along the way include Buffalo, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Austin, Denver and Las Vegas. Press and trade tastings will be held in each city along with consumer dinners. Select cities will host seminars, moderated by Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW.

Press, trade and consumers will have the opportunity to meet producers from Agricola Punica, Fernando Pighin & Figli, Feudo Maccari, Masi Agricola, Michele Chiarlo, Santa Martina, Spalletti, Tenuta Campo al Mare, Tenuta di Nozzole, Tenuta di Salviano, Tenuta di Salviano, Tenuta La Fuga, Tenuta San Guido, Tenuta Sette Ponti, Tenuta TorCalvano, Tenute del Cabreo & Tenute Silvio Nardi.

Another Wine Blog will be tweeting from the Austin, Texas event on Monday, September 16th.

“Once again, we are extremely proud to host the leaders of Italian winemaking from the most prestigious regions in Italy. Kobrand’s Tour d’Italia gives the US the chance to experience such an incredible line up of wines that we are honored to showcase with the public,” says Kobrand President and CEO Robert T. DeRoose.

Wines to be tasted include those from Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto and Piedmont in the North as well as wines from more central regions such as Tuscany and Umbria, to wines from the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Each wine promises to express unique site specific terroir and showcase the breadth and diversity of Italian wines.

For more information, visit Kobrand’s event page, http://www.kobrandwineandspirits.com/events and the tour’s Icons of Italian Wine Facebook page.


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A licensed attorney, Amy is a wine-lover, foodie, photographer, political junkie and award-winning author who writes about Wine, Food, Beer & Spirits. As Managing Editor & Tasting Director for Another Wine Blog, she travels all over the world's wine regions to share her experiences with her readers and legions of twitter, Instagram and Facebook friends and fans. Amy holds certifications through the International Sommelier Guild, and is also certified, with honors, as a California Wine Appellation Specialist (CWAS). She is a member of the Guild of Sommeliers, The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas and regularly attends Houston Sommelier Association events. Amy is also a contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books, and was most recently published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude.
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