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Trade Tasting Event: Franciacorta Festival 2019 NYC, June 5th

Franciacorta Festival NYC 2019: June 5th at The Redbury, 29 East 29th Street

Franciacorta Festival NYC 2019: June 5th at The Redbury, 29 East 29th Street

25+ Franciacorta Producers will be presenting their wines at a Walk-Around Tasting on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at The Redbury Hotel’s spacious event space on the second floor.

The tasting will feature wineries that are already present in the New York market, in addition to a few that are seeking importation.

Join us for this unique opportunity to taste some of Italy’s finest sparkling wine in this second Franciacorta Festival in New York.


There will also be two seminars held throughout the day:

Seminar 1: 11am-12pm: The Lay of the Franciacorta Landscape

Join Silvano Brescianini, President of the Franciacorta Consorzio and Managing Partner of Barone Pizzini winery, along with May Matta-Aliah Franciacorta Educational Ambassador for an hour-long seminar presenting an overview of the Franciacorta region and its award-winning sparkling wines. A selection of wines will be tasted.

Seminar 2: Franciacorta from a Sommelier's Perspective

Join May Matta-Aliah, Franciacorta Educational Ambassador and a panel of sommeliers freshly back from a trip to Franciacorta where they took a deep dive into the region and its wines. They will share their first-hand experience with you, alongside a tasting showcasing some of their highlights.

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