P.To talk about the territory means to put many questions into play, including agro-food and wine production, socio-cultural relations, infrastructures, landscape components and the methods of representation, management and design of the territory itself.
Because of this “Wine to Rome ” it is not a simple event, but a process of knowledge and inquiry, a container for spreading different realities, also urban, which can be compared thanks to content, provocations and communication.
Vino x Roma, the first three days
The event aims to involve different levels: for the first three days, from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 July, there are institutional figures, entrepreneurs and those who work every day within the Lazio region, the capital and also nationally to implement various forms of cooperation, where agricultural food among the Italian supply chains has the best competitive positioning such as wine.
Three interesting talk shows are planned for professionals who want to explore topics such as: the true Wine Culture with “Here it gets serious! An opportunity for our city to convey the food and wine culture” with Franco Maria Ricci, Chairman of the Italian Sommelier Foundation and Claudio Pica, President of the Fiepet-Confesercenti in Rome and Laziothat “Food policy – a participation plan for Roma Capitale “ with Sabrina Alfonsi, Councilor for Agriculture, Environment and the waste cycle in the municipality of RomeMario CiarlaChairman of Arsial – Agency Regional development and innovation in Lazio and Damiano Pucci, Councilor for the capital Rome and “Rome label for the development of the local food and wine sector ” with Antonio Rosati, General Manager for Capital Lavoro SpA, Marta Leonori Councilor for the Lazio Region and Member of the Commission on Culture, Entertainment, Sport and TourismHonorable Antonella Melito, Capitolian Councilor and Vice President of Rome’s Capital and Urban Planning CommissionsCristina Bowerman, the chef of Glass Hostaria and a member of the Scientific Technical Committee a support from ARSIAL Regione Lazio and Simone Cozzi, Founder and CEO of HQF.
From Friday the 15th to Sunday the 17th of July 2022 “Vino x Roma” opens to all enthusiasts with a complete program with tastings, debates, masterclasses and cooking shows from kl. 19:00 to 02:00.
“A process of regenerating the territory”
Excellence, for this second edition, he wanted to “build” the event as “a process of recreating our territory through an activity that can be considered a food and wine event, within an important urban and infrastructural recovery intervention, a happy island that does enabling society to re-acquire and relive the spaces, with clear improvements in the quality of life and in the social, economic and environmental spheres ».
Sustainability at the center
The most important and recurring theme of the Roman event is the protection of “environmental sustainability “ makes the expertise of the protagonists of the territory and in particular the wine “actor” in the large program of “Vin X Rom “ subdivided in 4 thematic areas:
- Tasting area – exhibition area set up with the Chamber of Commerce in Rome and the Lazio region with stands from the wine and food companies, where the different products can be tasted.
- Bibenda Green Arena where in addition to the program for 6 tastings by Italian Sommelier Foundation will be done differently talk shows (in addition to those from the first 3 days) with current topics such as: Craftsman spirits: Mixology trends according to bartenders and producers with Prof. Giuseppe Perretti, University of Perugia (Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences), Emanuele Broccatelli Bar manager Whotel or founder of Drink it, Simone NeriBlack artisan liqueurs as well Good Health and Well-being in collective catering with Antonio Galatà, Chairman of the National Association of Nutrition Experts in the KitchenAmedeo Squillace, Deputy Director of Be Pharma srl and Francesca Romana Barberini, author and TV host and agricultural producer Tenuta Barberini.
And so … perfect combinations between wine and recipes developed by many and talented young people “Under 30” chef from Rome and Lazio: 12 Cooking show with PierPaolo Presta from Ristorante Aroma, Pipero Roma Brigade, Dario Nuti from Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Eugenio Santangelo from Ercoli Parioli, Daniele Saggio / Yoel Sajimon Thomas from Madalaine Rome, Luca Giovanrosa from Latta – Bistrot Bio, Francesco Lisa di Giulia Restaurant and many others.
- Excellence Loung WineXAbility – Cocktail bar and DJ Set on the roof of “The BoX” of Excellence to discover unprecedented blends between wine and blended drink.
- VinoXRoma Restaurant – area where the capital’s best restaurants and pizzerias alternate: 1 different restaurant and 1 pizzeria for each evening: from Mauro Secondi from Pastificio Secondi, Marco Morello from Collettivo Gastronomico, Da Francesco Osteria & Bistrot, Pizzeria IQuintili and Pizzeria Extremis.
“Vino x Roma” the perfect opportunity to also get to know “Excellence Academy “ the largest and most complete center for food and wine culture in the capital. Its 1100 sqm of state-of-the-art structure consists of 2 cooking rooms, 1 teaching room, 1 classroom dedicated to the white arts, 1 classroom dedicated to the hall and reception and an event room. A group of skilled chefs, confectioners, bakers and pizza chefs stand at the full service of the students for a high-level education in a limited number of classes for a direct and constant dialogue.