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MOMS WHO NEED WINE EVENT FEATURING MEZZACORONA

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Moms Who Need Wine is a blog community of moms from across the globe and on Thursday, July 17th, they held a 2 hour #MomsNightIn Ustream event featuring Mezzacorona wines.

 

Over glasses of our classic Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, and Moscato, as well as our NOS Teroldego, Cliffhanger Vineyards Pinot Grigio and Cliffhanger Vineyards Red Blend, the moms compared tasting notes, gushed over favorite TV shows, and divulged personal details from their lives with chat participants from all over the world.

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Our PhD winemaker, Lucio Matricardi, shared his philosophy and passion for the wines through a YouTube video in order to help the moms experience our full bodied wines at their best.

 

After the final toast of the evening, newly minted #MezzacoronaMoms jumped from Ustream to Facebook to “Like” Mezzacorona and share their excitement from participating in the event. It was truly a fantastic #MezzacoronaMoment for the moms and the Mezzacorona brand alike!

 

Sip and stream the recorded MomsWhoNeedWine broadcast clips: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/moms-who-need-wine

 

Watch Mezzacorona Wines Presented by Lucio Matricardi:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP_pCi-Cw_0

 

THE VERSATILITY OF MEZZACORONA WINES

60_OrchestraThe passion and love for Mezzacorona Wines appears in sometimes unusual ways.

Check out what this young musician – Dan Newbie – was able to do with 34 bottles of Mezzacorona Wines.

 

He surely knows how to have fun with both full and empty bottles.

Ssshhh, silence, the orchestra is starting…..

 

MEZZACORONA SUPPORTS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY IN FIGHTING AGAINST CANCER

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For the third time, Mezzacorona proudly announces its participation in one of the most socially important events in the food and wine industry:  Taste of Hope, the annual fundraising event organized by the American Cancer Society.

Taste of Hope is in its 9th edition and aims to enhance the awareness on the fight against cancer disease.

The event will take place in NY, at the beautiful 82MERCER on May 1st, 2014.

Thanks to the commitment to the cause at Vinitaly International, some of the leading Italian wineries will be showcasing and pouring their wines at this unique event, while guests will also have the opportunity to taste delectable bites provided by some of the New York’s hottest restaurants.

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Mezzacorona will be there, supporting the fundraising by featuring its finest bottle of sparkling Rotari Rosè Trento DOC.

All proceeds will be donated to invest in cancer research.

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets,visit www.tasteofhopenyc.org.

 

Come join the event, support the cause!

OPERA WINE – FINEST ITALIAN WINES, 100 GREAT PRODUCERS

After two successful editions, OperaWine, Finest Italian Wines: 100 Great Producers” (www.operawine.it) has become the premier event to Vinitaly, welcoming all those who wish to experience the best that Italy has to offer.

 

This third edition, took place on April 5th in Palazzo della Gran Guardia in the heart of Verona, offers the opportunity to try the best wines presented by 100 greatest Italian producers selected by the magazine “Wine Spectator”.

Being the prelude of- Vinitaly, the most known international wine-fair, OperaWine aims to showcase the quality and diversity of Italian wines, presenting producers from all across Italy, who are recognized leaders in their regions, using the benchmarks of quality, innovation, historical significance and consumer acceptance.

 

Rotari Flavio Trento DOC Riserva 2006, a sparkling wine from the Dolomites and produced exclusively from Trento DOC fruit, will be featured during OperaWine. The grapes are hand selected and hand harvested from hills at an elevation of 1,100 feet located in the north of Trento, made exclusively from Chardonnay and aged for a minimum of five years. Consistently highly rated by major publications around the world, the wine is fresh, fragrant and elegant.

 

In addition, we are proud to announce that we are a very “social” winery. In order to create connections among the online community of Vinitaly, which this month reached a landmark of 100,000 Facebook followers, Opera Wine promoted a Twitter contest. From March 24 to April 4, Twitter users could vote for their favorite Opera Wine of 2014 – listed on the Opera Wine website – using the hashtag #bestoperawine.
Rotari Flavio Trento DOC Riserva 2006 won the prize as best wine on Twitter! Cheers! Cheers! Cheers!

MEZZACORONA, OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE GRAN FONDO GIRO D’ITALIA LOS ANGELES – PASADENA

 

While the 96th edition of Giro d’Italia, the most emblematic Italian cycling event, has just ended with a spectacular performance of Vincenzo Nibali, in the United States the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Los Angeles – Pasadena is about to start and Mezzacorona will be there!

 

 The Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia is a long distance, mass cycling event organized in iconic places around the world, like the suggestive route between Los Angeles and Pasadena.

 

 

 

All participants will experience the challenges typically reserved for professional races, in a fun “Italian style” environment that will allow them to challenge themselves and celebrate their accomplishments, while enjoying “La Dolce Vita”!

 

 

 

Mezzacorona will be one of the main partners of the event, together with Bianchi and other great Italian brands. On June the 2nd, all partecipants will enjoy terrific courses, gourmet Italian Pasta Parties at the finish line, a limited edition “Made in Italy” bike jersey and a rich goodie bag where they will also find a delightful bottle of  Italian wine, by Feudo Arancio.

 

 

If you’re planning on riding a Gran Fondo this summer, the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia LA – Pasadena should definitely be on the top of your list!

 

More info at http://www.granfondogiroditalia.com/la_pasadena/

 

 

 

 

Mezzacorona supports American Cancer Society in fight against cancer

 

 

Mezzacorona is proud to once again partecipate in the fight against cancer during this year’s Taste of Hope. The 8th edition of the annual American Cancer Society’s fundraiser in New York will take place on Thursday, May 2nd, at 82 Mercer.

 

Vinitaly International renewed its commitment to the important cause of the American Cancer Society and invited some of the most representative Italian wineries to pour their wines at this unique event, while guests will taste delectable bites provided by some of the New York’s hottest restaurants.

 

Additionally, this year the American Cancer Society will celebrate its 100th Birthday! In an effort to get the message out that we are determined to make this cancer’s last century, we encourage you to utilize social media to help spread the word about the mission to #FinishtheFight against cancer!

 

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, visit www.tasteofhopenyc.org.

You can also follow the event on Twitter @VinitalyTour and the American Cancer Society on @ACSTasteofHope. If you cannot attend the event but wish to donate a gift to the American Cancer Society please visit the website www.cancer.org.  Thanks for your support!

 

Vinitaly 2013: Verona, April 7th – April 10th.

 

 

It’s Vinitaly time! From Sunday, April 7th to Wednesday, April 10th, Mezzacorona will be part of the prestigious Italian wine event with attendees from all around the world.  

 

Once again, Mezzacorona will be proud to showcase its full range of elegant and crisp wines from the Italian Alps. 

 

This year, though, is special for us because at the 47th Edition of Vinitaly we will officially present our brand new Mezzacorona label, introducing a new look for the same award winning taste. 

 

Come and visit us at Veronafiere, Pavilion 3, Booth B2, we are looking forward to meet you!  For more information, visit www.vinitaly.it.

 

 

Mezzacorona NOS at Operawine 2013

 

For the second year in row, Mezzacorona has been selected from Wine Spectator as one of the 100 best Italian wine producers handpicked to showcase their greatest selections at the 2013 Edition of Operawine.

 

Organized in collaboration with Vinitaly, the prestigious Grand Tasting will take place on April 6th in the heart of Verona, Italy. Limited to 500 people only, guests will have exclusive access to the winery owners and winemakers, who will pour their wines personally. A unique chance for wine lovers to learn the secrets behind their success on a very individual level.

 

Mezzacorona will participate in Operawine with our President, Luca Rigotti, and the winemaker Lucio Matricardi will present our Mezzacorona NOS Teroldego Rotaliano Riserva 2006.

 

This unique red wine is produced in limited volumes only in the best vintages, from manually harvested Teroldego grapes, cultivated at the foot of the majestic Italian Alps.

 NOS 2006 boasts a charming, silky style, a distinctive example of wine you cannot miss.

 

Come and visit Mezzacorona at Palazzo Gran Guardia in Verona on Saturday, April 6th from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. 

 

For more information, visit www.operawine.it.

A Sweet Touch for the 2012 Edition of the Mezzocorona Expo

 

 

 

The Mezzocorona Expo, a trade fair hosted by the Mezzacorona wineries from May 25th to May 27th, will have a deliciously sweet touch this year. Thanks to the collaboration with Eurochocolate, the annual chocolate festival held in Perugia in October, there will be a very special event for all chocolate lovers: Chocolike!  

If you are addicted to the “Food of the Gods”, you cannot miss this opportunity to taste a wide range of chocolates from all over the world.  Appreciate them alone or in combination with wines, spirits and local products.

The official ChocoTaster of Eurochocolate, Simone De Castro, will lead visitors in a yummy trip to discover this tempting food through chocolate tasting sessions on Friday, May 25th at 7pm, and during the weekend at 11 am and 2.30 pm.

 

Do not miss a stop at the booth of “Costruttori di Dolcezza” (Manufacturers of Sweetness), where you will find innovative chocolate products, made with high quality and original packaging such as Choco-frames:  Picture frames entirely carved in chocolate bars, where you can insert your favorite sweet memory! Or such as ChocoLamps, that simulate cascades of chocolate, or Sweet Lies, a chocolaty reinterpretation of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet from the homonymous fairytale whose nose becomes bigger when he lies. He proclaims: “I do not like chocolate! ” Yet all around him there are tempting milk chocolate coins, ready to be unwrapped and eaten…

 

What are you waiting for? This weekend, no diet is permitted!!

 

http://www.mezzocoronaexpo.com/

Sip a glass of bliss while walking through the centuries: Mostra dei vini del Trentino 2012.

 

Mezzacorona is nestled in the heart of the Alpine Valley, in northern Italy. Trentino is renowned for its spectacular nature. In a journey of just a few miles, you can pass from the Alpine to the Mediterranean, hike the towering Dolomites –which were declared a  Natural World Heritage by Unesco in June 2009– or go sailing at the GardaLake, the largest lake in Italy, surrounded by palms and lemon trees.

 

Trentino is not only famous for its nature, but also because it’s a region rich in history. Proof is in the over 300 castles, fortresses and fortified sites that have become an essential component of the landscape. It’s a fascinating trip through history, and it cannot start anywhere but at Castello del Buonconsiglio in Trento. The Castle, a symbol of the city, dates back to the early 13th century and was where the Prince of Bishops took residence until 1803. It is a monument of extraordinary historic and artistic value, and well known for the famous “Cycle of  The Months”: a series of frescoes preserved in the Aquila Tower.  It’s a masterpiece of medieval art but also a time machine that transports you back to country life at the end of the 14th century, depicting work on the fields, tournaments, and declarations of love. Get lost in the scenes of grape harvesting and pressing, and let your mind wander amongst the art of winemaking and how it’s  traversed across the centuries, from ancient times to today’s reality.

 

This upcoming weekend, in the medieval halls of Castello del Buonconsiglio, one of the most awaited events for wine lovers will take place: The 76th annual Mostra dei Vini del Trentino (The Trentino Wine Show).

 

From Friday, May 18th to Monday May 21st, you can walk through the castle and meet the wine producers, enjoy great wine tastings, and enjoy some of the best food specialties from the region in the gorgeous gardens of the castle. You can even wander into the castle’s secret rooms (open to visitors only on rare occasions) and marvel at the actors performing in them.

If you happen pass by Trento during this weekend, do not miss the chance to come and visit Mezzacorona pouring its wines at Castello del Buonconsiglio, and you yourself can enjoy a sip of bliss while walking through the centuries!

For further info visit www.visitrentino.it/mostravini