Cantina di Venosa: “Wine Spectator meets Gesualdo”

The beginning of a long story We are very happy to announce that our Gesualdo (TECH SHEET), Aglianico del Vulture doc 2011 is a 90 points from the prestigious magazine, Wine Spectator Gesualdo takes its name from Price Carlo Gesualdo, polyphonic music Master and sublime Madrigalist, who lived in Venosa in the second half of XVI century. A man who lived an intense and passionate life and that has been the inspiration for this wine “young” and “mature“: “Young” because 50% of the wine is aged in stainless steel, “mature” because the remaining 50% is aged in barrique before it gets
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Venosa:”The successes of Gesualdo e Terre d’Orazio”

The medals won by the wines of Cantina di Venosa These days two of the wines from Cantina di Venosa (link to website) have received important awards: Dry Muscat Terre di Orazio IGT Basilicata 2015 from a won a Silver Medal at the prestigious IWSC Contest in the UK. Gesualdo Aglianico del Vulture DOC 2011 was awarded with the Gold Medal at the prestigious Consorse Mondial in Brussels. Cantina di Venosa (www.cantinadivenosa.it) Via Appia, Venosa, Potenza (google map)
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Venosa: “Happy Awards”

Higher Scores, higher Goals Here at Cantina di Venosa (website link) we are very happy for all the awards our wines won from some of the best Guides and Competitions. During these past two years Carato Venusio Aglianico del Vulture doc 2011 received some very important awards such as the Gold Medal at the Merano Wine Festival 2015 or the “Gran Menzione” at Vinitaly 2015. Terre di Orazio Aglianico del Vulture DOC 2012 received “2 BICCHIERI” RED !!! from Gambero Rosso Guide (It means it went for the final “3 BICCHIERI” selection!) Vignali Aglianico del Vulture DOC 2013 further to
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Venosa: “Cantina di Venosa & Merano Wine Award 2015”

Triple Score! Cantina di Venosa is happy to announce that we have received 3 important Awards at the 2015 edition of the Merano Wine Festival “Carato Venusio” Aglianico del Vulture doc 2011 (Gold Medal!!) “Vignali” Aglianico del Vulture doc 2012 “Terre d’Orazio” Dry Muscat IGT 2014 If you are attending the show please come and see us in Merano from November 5th to the 10th. Cantina di Venosa (www.cantinadivenosa.it) Via Appia, Venosa, Potenza (google map)
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Venosa: “Sentinels of the Territory”

Training and IT produce Best Quality Wines Cantina di Venosa, established in 1957 by 27 promoters, currently has 400 Associated Vine Growers who make up for almost 2000 acres of vineyards thus being the largest producer of Aglianico del Vulture doc ( now becoming DOCG!) in Basilicata Region. The Winery Mission is to produce high-quality wines, based on full knowledge and respect for the territory and the everyday work of the Associated Vine Growers. For some years now the winery has engaged in an ambitious project of training, for the Associated Vine Growers, and land monitoring. The first step in
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Venosa: “Our Wines land in the Big Apple”

Project kickoff with our partners at Tricana Imports Here we are, just landed in New York City ready to support our Importer, Tricana Imports for the kickoff of our project here in the US. We presented three wines from our winery, all Aglianico del Vulture doc from Venosa, Basilicata: Vignali, Terre d’Orazio, Gesualdo. Three great Aglianico del Vulture, three “versions” of the same grape. This (almost real!) gentleman, welcomes you at Mulino’s of Westchester with a bottle of our Gesualdo. Great restaurant where we enjoyed having lunch and where we successfully tasted our Wines. Here we are, with Kelly Hau
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Venosa and Gambero Rosso in New York

Venosa: “Cantina di Venosa in New York City with Gambero Rosso”

Wine dinner and meetings to promote Aglianico del Vulture doc A great night celebrating Aglianico del Vulture doc in New York City! Cantina di Venosa was amongst the top five best Aglianico del Vulture doc introduced and poured by Gambero Rosso at the “Basilicata Coast to Coast” Dinner at Costata Restaurant in New York City on Feb. 5th. Above is Marco Sabelli, from Gambero Rosso, who introduced the five Aglianico del Vulture doc beautifully paired with outstanding, innovative dishes. Cantina di Venosa presented Carato Venusio, Aglianico del Vulture doc 2008. Above Francesco Perillo, President of Cantina di Venosa as he
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Venosa: “Basilicata Coast to Coast, Aglianico del Vulture doc in New York”

On February 5th Cantina di Venosa will be in New York to attend the dinner gala of Gambero Rosso named “Basilicata Coast to Coast” together with the five best wineries in the region. The focus of the dinner, as the name suggests, will be on the best five producers of Aglianico del Vulture from the Basilicata region. A prestigious opportunity to taste our Carato Venusio doc to the presence of journalists and important Opinion Leaders in the United States! Cantina di Venosa (www.cantinadivenosa.it) Via Appia, Venosa, Potenza (google map)
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Venosa: “U Scurzarèz, alias breakfast in the vineyard”

Harvest is over at Notaricchio, in the vineyard of Francesco Paolo Gammone, member of the cooperative winery Cantina di Venosa, yet the images of those beautiful, tiring days are still vivid. All family and friends give a hand harvesting! Working is fine but…you need energy to do it! And so during the harvest even breakfast becomes an inspiring moment. “U Scurzarèz”, in Basilicata dialect, is a piece of bread, emptied from the inner crumbs, and filled up with “peppers and tomatoes” cooked usually the day before. Of course it pairs perfectly with a good glass of Aglianico del Vulture. Scents
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Venosa: “Aglianico del Vulture and varole”

We are in Melfi, an ancient and beautiful town in Vulture Basilicata to attend an event which is held every year on Saturday and Sunday of the penultimate week of October, the “Festival of Varola.” The Varola is a variety of local chestnut known for its unique flavours and celebrated at this festival through a gastronomic journey amongst a large number of booths where you can taste the delicious fruits in all possible ways and styles, from chestnut cakes to chestnut beer! ! No need to say that Varole are a perfect companion for a glass of Aglianico del Vulture
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