Mountain Vintners – Wines of Trentino Alto Adige
Three days where the protagonists was the cinema and wine of the “high lands”. In Bologna “Vignaioli di Montagna”, the event that put the spotlight on the wines of Trentino and Alto Adige, the cinema and mountain cultures and was hold in Bologna from 1 to 3 February 2020.
The event – born from the collaboration between the Vignaioli del Trentino, the Freie Weinbauern Südtirol – Vignaioli dell’Alto Adige and the Trento Film Festival, with the support of the Trento Chamber of Commerce and the Bozen – Bolzano Chamber of Commerce took place at the headquarters of the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, which became a crossroads of the oenological and cinematographic narrative on the relationship between man and the mountains.
On Saturday 1st February from 2 pm to 8 pm in the Renzo Renzi Library Hall, the Trentino and South Tyrolean winemakers where the protagonists of the exhibition dedicated to the artisan wines of the Alpine lands. To accompany the mountain wines, two excellences of the gastronomic tradition of Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol: Trentino alpine cheeses and South Tyrolean homemade bacon. The price of admission to the public was 20 euros.
Forty winegrowers where present with their wines at the exhibition: twenty South Tyrolean winemakers (Weinhof Kobler, Obermoser, Messnerhof, Schloss Englar, Weingut Oberstein, Weingut Klosterhof, Griesbauerhof, Weingut Ebner, Manincor, Weingut H.Lentsch, Weingut Plonerhof, Untermoserhof, Thurnhof, Glögglhof, Weingut Abraham, Nusserhof. Wasserererhof, Unterganzner, Taschlerhof, Stroblhof) and twenty Trentino ones (Cesconi, De Vigili, Balter, Maso Furli, Zanotelli, Klinger, Fontana, Longariva, Castel Noarna, Comai, Pisoni, Maxentia, Francesco Poli, De Vescovi, Pojer e Sandri, Bellaveder, Giovanni Poli, Eredi di Cobelli Aldo, Zeni, Grigolli).
Sunday, February 2, the preview of the 68th edition of the Trento Film Festival, to begin to get into the heart of the program of the festival of cinema and mountain cultures that will animate Trento from April 25 to May 3, 2020. In the afternoon two appointments, at 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm, with Persorsi, curated by Miscele d’Aria Factory. An immersive and multisensory walk in mountain viticulture, inside and outside the Cinema Lumière. Wireless headphones, live music, words and sounds; in the goblet, three wines from the Trentino and South Tyrolean winemakers. The cost is 10 euros and the reservation is compulsory by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org .
At 9.00 p.m., again at the Cinema Lumière, the screening of the documentary Our Blood Is Wine (by Emily Railsback, USA, 2018, 78′), born from an idea of the filmmaker and sommelier Jeremy Quinn and filmed in Georgia, host country of the 68th edition of the Trento Film Festival. The film explores the rebirth of a winemaking tradition that risked being lost during the period of Soviet rule. The price of the ticket (which can also be purchased in advance at the Cinema Lumière) is €5, and includes a glass of wine at the tasting counter set up at the entrance to the Cinema from 6pm to 11pm.
Finally, on Monday 3 February, in the hall of the Renzo Renzi Library, there will be three masterclasses dedicated to operators, critics and journalists, wine lovers and wine lovers, on the theme of Vitienologia delle terre alte. It will begin at 11.00 a.m. with Valleys, hills and mountains: a journey from altitude to altitude, led by journalist and writer Massimo Zanichelli with Hannes Baumgartner, president of the Freie Weinbauern Südtirol. At 13.00 Sustainability: a destination, many roads with Helmuth Zozin, director and oenologist of the Manincor Estates, accompanied by the president of the Consorzio Vignaioli del Trentino, Lorenzo Cesconi. It will close at 3.00 pm with Teroldego and Lagrein: two “cousins” at the time trial led by Fabio Giavedoni, editor of the Slow Wine guide, with winemakers Giulio De Vescovi and Andreas Berger. The cost is 25 euros for one workshop, 40 euros for two and 60 euros for three.
Limited places with compulsory pre-enrolment on the form bit.ly/2Ec9in0.