Piemonte Wine School in Copenhagen

Presented by I Vini del Piemonte

In the autumn Copenhagen will host, once again, seminars guided by Thomas Ilkjær and Christian Thoursholt Jacobsen to spread and promote the Piedmontese wine culture in Denmark.

The 2021 program includes four tasting seminars of Piedmontese wines in the prestigious cooking school Hotel – og Restaurantskolen of Copenhagen. The lessons will be held by Thomas Ilkjær, director of the Piemonte Wine School in Denmark, responsible of Vinakademiet, the school for sommeliers in Copenaghen, and author of the most important guide on Italian wines published in North Europe and by Christian Thoursholt Jacobsen.


November 10th 2021 – 17.30/19.00
Nebbiolo from Langhe meets Alto Piemonte
Today the nebbiolo wines of Langhe led by Barolo and Barbaresco are world famous, but historically the Nebbiolo wines from Alto Piemonte were just as appreciated. Now they are on a serious come back and in this lecture we will taste the two areas head to head and compare style and quality.
Producers: Malvirà, Sara Vezza, Mauro Molino, Bava Winery, Massimo Clerico, Produttori di Carema, Giancarlo Travaglini

November 25th 2021 – 17.30/19.00
The subzones of Barolo
No other Italian wine district has historically had a focus on single vineyards and subzones as intense as Barolo, where the Cru-wines has been on top of the agenda for decades. In this lecture we will taste examples of different Barolo-terroirs and discuss what causes the more or less pronounced differences.
Producers: Aurelio Settimo, Marchesi Di Barolo, Luigi Vico, Figli Luigi Oddero, Franco Conterno, G.D.Vajra, Giovanni Manzone, Mauro Veglio

December 1st 2021 – 17.30/19.00
Indigenous varieties & hidden gems from Piemonte
Beyond the famous nebbiolo and barbera wines Piedmont holds a true treasure of indigenous grape varieties and rare wines with great personality. We find whites with ageing potential, unique reds and sweet specialties. And we will pass them all in this lecture.
Producers: Malvirà, Giovanni Manzone, Cantine Volpi, Sordo, Bava Winery, Scarpa Wine, Sassaia.

December 8th 2021 – 17.30/19.00
Derthona & Monleale: the whites and reds of Colli Tortonesi
Colli Tortonesi may be less well known than other areas, but in this lecture we will see that it offers Barbera wines which easily equals those from Alba and Asti and personal, complex and long lived whites from the rediscovered, local variety Timorasso, one of Piedmont’s many secrets.
Producers: Cascina Giambolino, Francesco Iandolo, Vigneti Boveri Giacomo, Mariotto Claudio, Ezio Poggio, Vignaioli Battegazzore, Luca Canevaro, Vigneti Repetto, Cantina di Tortona.

Address: Hotel - og Restaurantskolen, Vigerslev Allé 18, 2500 Valby

Read more: barolofriends.dk/da/events/piemonte-wine-school-2021/
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