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FLOS OLEI 2017 & The Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine 2017

Walk Around Tasting Event
March 1, 2017



Join us for the largest Italian olive oil and wine event to come to Washington DC! Wines and olive oils from throughout Italy will available to taste during the launch of these two guide books. We hope you can join us for the walk around tasting! Register Today! And, please feel free to share this invite with your colleagues in the wine and food industry.

LOCATION

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036


DATE

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CLOSED SESSION

Members of Media and Food Trade
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Click here to access Trade Registration


PUBLIC SESSION

Consumers
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tickets: $50 (SAVE $15 with promo offer: Olio2go2017)
Click here to purchase


Each ticket includes a copy of the 2017 Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine. The guide focus on producers' reputation and the value, price/quality ratio and typicality of their products. The style is an easy, approachable working guide. The Flos Olei 2017 Guide will be available for purchase at the event or online.

Marco Oreggia, most respected extra virgin olive oil journalist and Daniele Cernilli, highly acclaimed international wine critic on Italian wine, aka DoctorWine, are pleased to invite you to the walk around tasting for the launch of the guides in the U.S. Come enjoy wines from 50 producers and olive oils from olive oil producers from throughout Italy who have earned the highest scores in the 2017 guides.

DANIELE CERNILLI is an internationally famous wine critic. He was one of the founders of Gambero Rosso and for 24 years edited the Gambero Rosso – Slow Food Wine Guide. During his long career, he has tasted, evaluated and classified about 150,000 wines and invented the famous ‘Three Glasses’ classification system. He then created the web magazine “DoctorWine” which has rapidly become one of the landmarks of the wine world. For Einaudi Editor he published Memorie di un assaggiatore (Memories of a Taster) in 2006 and I Racconti (e i consigli) di Doctor Wine (DoctorWine’s Tales – and Advice) in 2014, for Mondadori Publisher the frst two editions of the Guida Essenziale ai Vini d’Italia 2015 and 2016.

MARCO OREGGIA is a journalist and wine-and-food critic. After qualifying as an agricultural engineer, he has gained his technical experience in the field of tasting, first working as a quality restaurateur in his restaurant Girone VI in Rome for years, then taking several professional qualifications. He is a virgin and extra virgin olive oil taster, a professional enologist, a wine and grappa taster, and a sommelier. He is enrolled in the National Directory of Wine Technicians and Tasters at the C.C.I.A.A. of Frosinone and Rome and in the National Directory of Technicians and Experts in Virgin and Extra Virgin Olive Oil at the C.C.I.A.A. of Rome. He is the editor and publisher of the book FLOS OLEI - a Guide to the World of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. He has written several books and guides about the elaiotechnical sector and organized conventions, workshops, tastings and events about wine and food in Italy and abroad.

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