Alberto Zenato of Zenato
A representative for Begali (the family is currently in harvest time)
Luca Speri of Speri
Maddalena Pasqua di Bisceglie of Musella
Martina Fornaser of Nicolis
Sabrina Tedeschi of Tedeschi with Richmond Hill Wines
The Venturini family
To loosely paraphrase Margaret Mead never doubt that a small group of dedicated families can change the world's views. The Amarone Families certainly do not doubt it. Concerned by large scale production, sales strategies and quality, an association of twelve producers including Allegrini, Begali, Brigaldara, Masi, Musella, Nicolis, Speri, Tedeschi, Tenuta Sant'Antoni, Tommasi, Venturini, and Zenato formed the Amarone Families to promote their wine worldwide.
The luscious results? Low acidity full bodied and 'raisiny' red wines with soft tannins, that easily pair with food and very easy to drink.
Producers, and family members from several Amarone wineries led guests at Willow Park Wines and Spirits through tastings of their products. Chatting with enthusiastic guests and educating the crowd emphasized their warmth and true Italian hospitality.
CSL may just have found a few new favourite red wines.
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