Italia in Rosa celebrates its 10th edition from June 2 to 4

Claudio Andrizzi
Written by Claudio Andrizzi

Italia in Rosa celebrates its tenth anniversary: the showcase of Italian Rosé wines and Chiaretti prepares a tenth edition in great style for the bank holiday of Italian Republic Day, calling for passionate collectors and wine lover for a truly special birthday.

The “drink pink” will be hosted from June 2 to 4 in the frame of the ancient 14th century castle of Moniga del Garda, “the Chiaretto village” where the fair was born and consolidated over the years, becoming an event of national proportions.

The castle, a typical defensive construction of the territory dating back to the 14th and 15th centuries, where there is now a large event area, offers a panoramic view of Lake Garda and will host the tasting booths where you will be able to finda 100 wineries from the main Italian production areas. A great protagonist is the Valtènesi, which will play a leading role with the presence of all the main producers in the area. The novelties of this edition, a competition for the most engaging label with the participation of national experts. Moreover, the Garda Historical Regatta will be dedicated to the event.

In the course of the exhibition, a scholarship will be launched for pupils from the hotels of the area in memory of Sante Bonomo, a reference figure for the world of Gardesan wine recently disappeared at the age of 62. President of the Valtènesi Consortium for two terms, Bonomo first followed the birth of Italy in Rosa, making a decisive contribution to the development of the event. He was also president of Civielle-Cantine La Pergola, the only wine cooperative of the Brescia Garda Riviera which has its productive site in Moniga: for these and other reasons Consorzio Valtènesi and Comune di Moniga, together with the president of Italia in Rosa Luigi Alberti decided to commemorate in the best possible way the memory of the man, universally appreciated for its professional and human qualities, which has done and given so much for the development of local viticulture. The scholarship will be on the theme of “The Chiaretto in the Plate” and will be addressed to the students in the area that will be able to free their creativity by presenting a recipe designed for the combination with Valtènesi Chiaretto.

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