Conference: Piedmontese Wine in the 19th Century

Piedmontese Wine in the 19th Century

A Conference organized by OICCE at the University of Gastronomic Sciences

On Wednesday December 14 at 5.30pm in the conference hall of the Agenzia di Pollenzo, the new book Il vino piemontese nel 1800 (Piedmontese wine in the 19th century)
will be presented. It forms part of the series Fonti per la Storia
dell’Enologia (Sources for the History of Enology), edited by the OICEE, Organizzazione Interprofessionale per la Comunicazione delle Conoscenze in Enologia (Interprofessional Organization for the Communication of Knowledge in Enology), for Edizioni Dell’Orso.
Organized in collaboration with the OICEE, the University of Gastronomic Sciences, the Wine Bank and the Albergo dell’Agenzia hotel, the event will include a conference entitled Il vino piemontese nell’Ottocento – Successi e sfide dei vini piemontesi alla nascita della moderna enologia (Piedmontese wine in the 19th century: successes and challenges of Piedmontese wine during the birth of modern enology).
After an introduction by Vittorio Manganelli (Director of the University of Gastronomic Sciences) and Moreno Soster (President of the OICEE), presentations will follow from Giusi Mainardi, “General P.F. Staglieno, enologist of Carlo Alberto, and the birth of the great Piedmontese wines”; Giuliana Gay-Eynard, “Transformations in Piedmontese viticulture in the 19th century, through adversity and renewal”; Mario Castino, “Utopia and pragmatism in enological research in the 19th century in Piedmont”; and Pierstefano Berta, “New techniques for new markets between the 19th and 20th centuries”.
Following the conference, it will be possibile to visit the historic
wine cellars of the Agenzia di Pollenzo, which now house the Wine Bank.
During the visit it will be possible to taste several examples of
vermouths and other traditional Piedmontese products.

For information about attending the event, please contact:
Edizioni OICCE – Corso Libertà 65/a – 14053 CANELLI
Tel: 0141 822607
Fax: 0141 829314

Banca del Vino
Tel: 0172 458418

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