Following the success of the first edition, the Barolo & Friends Event came back to Oslo with a programme dedicated to wine lovers, sector professionals and representatives of the Norwegian wine monopoly.
Considering the success of the first edition, on February 23rd 2015 the second edition of the Barolo & Friends Event took place in Oslo in the foyer of the Det Norske Teatret theatre. The event, supported by the Italian Embassy in Oslo, has been organized in cooperation with Michèle Shah, a marketing consultant specializing in the promotion of Italian wines in foreign markets, and was divided into two distinct parts, one for professionals and one for Norwegian wine enthusiasts.
– 11.00/16.30: “Walk Around Tasting” exclusively open to professionals (traders, Ho.Re.Ca., importers, sommeliers and journalists of the wine, food and tourist sectors).
– 16.30/19.30: “Walk Around Tasting” exclusively open to public wine enthusiasts, with the participation of Norwegian sommelier associations and wine clubs, which are the only organizations able to promote wine in Norway (where alcohol advertisement is forbidden).
– 11.00/19.30: Vinmonopolet special space open for tasting.
– 10.00/11.00: Seminar on the wine market in Norway exclusively dedicated to the producers attending the event.
– 12.00/13.00: Seminar exclusively dedicated to the sector professionals, held by Lars G Rein-Helliesen, expert in Italian wines.
– 16.00/17.00: Seminar dedicated to wine-lovers and consumers, “The classic vintages of Nebbiolo”, held by the piedmontese wine expert Sandro Minella.
Tuesday, February 24th, 2015: Wine Dinner with a selection of Piedmontese wines in the restaurant Baltazar, lead by the piedmontese wine expert Sandro Minella. Download the dinner menu.
In addition, Wednesday, February 25th, 2015, the Consortium I Vini del Piemonte took part in the Italian Festival dedicated to tourism organized in Stavanger by the Italian Embassy in Norway. During the event, some wines representative of our region have been offered for tasting to the Norwegian public (some 70/100 invited guests) and Strada del Barolo gave a tourist presentation of Langhe and the Piedmontese territory in an area of Norway where the interest for our country is particularly vivid.
Produttori di Govone – Govone (CN)
Gigi Rosso – Castiglione Falletto (CN)
Rivetto dal 1902 – Sinio (CN)
Tenuta Tenaglia – Serralunga di Crea (AL)
Villa Giada – Canelli (AT)
Costa di Bussia, Tenuta Arnulfo – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Broccardo – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Montalbera – Castagnole Monferrato (AT)
Az. Agr. Sukula – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
Az. Ag. Franco Conterno – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Consorzio Piedmontop – Guarene (CN)
Società Agricola Rosoretto srl – Castiglione Falletto (CN)
Anselma Giacomo Azienda Agricola – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
Elio Altare – La Morra (CN)
Cascina Cucco – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
Malvirà – Canale (CN)
Olivero Mario – Roddi (CN)
La Morandina – Castiglione Tinella (CN)
Tenuta Ronzano – Costigliole d’Asti (AT)
Ferraris Agricola – Castagnole Monferrato (AT)
Azienda Agricola Antoniolo – Gattinara (VC)
Cordero di Montezemolo – La Morra (CN)
Giovanni Rosso – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
Michele Chiarlo – Calamandrana (AT)
Virna Borgogno – Barolo (CN)
Rivetti Mario – Alba (CN)
Poderi Roset – Verduno (CN)