Vino 2011 - Italian Wine Week
From January 23-27th, New York’s Italian wine experts and trade authorities will gather at the 3rd annual VINO 2011 to explore, taste, and consider the future of America’s favorite wine region at the largest annual Italian wine symposium in the United States.
All activities scheduled for the 2011 edition, will take place once again in New York City; the dates are January 23rd. to the 27th.
Highlights of this year's program include:
• Press conferences;
• Meet & Greet -VINO2011 DIRECT;
• VINO 2011 After hours lounge;
• Industry seminar sessions/guided tastings, breakfasts, receptions;
• Virtual Vino - the social media platform
• Grand Tastings;
• Regional Gala Dinner and more.
• Shop & Dine consumer promotion
The program will begin on the evening of Sunday, January 23rd, when all invited guests (wine trade and press only) coming from all over the USA, will check in at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, from Monday, January 24th to Wednesday, January 26th. All attendees, plus local trade and press from the Tri-state area will participate in an articulated program of seminars, lectures and grand tastings, focusing on the U.S. market for Italian wines and other interesting related topics.
With the participation of over 200 Italian wineries plus all major U.S. importers of Italian wines to be showcasing their Italian wines at the final Grand Tasting that will take place on Wednesday, January 26th. On Thursday, January 27th everyone will checkout and VINO 2011 Shop & Dine consumer promotion will kick - off in NYC wine stores.
The event, national in scope, will strive to serve US wine buyers by introducing them to an interesting mix of Italy's best producers and by previewing new wines early on in the year.
Attending VINO 2011 will give American wine buyers and press a unique opportunity to meet and conduct business on a personal basis with Italian vintners.