Vins Extrêmes 2015 - The best among high qualitie wines.

7.10. 2015

Vins Extrêmes 2015 - The best among high qualitie wines.

The mountain viticulture has been in the center of our attention, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2015 at Bard Fortrace in Aosta Valley, in occasion of  our event Vins Extrêmes 2015 – the best among high qualitie wines.

The manifestation,  which took place in the beautiful environment of Bard Fortrace in Aosta Valley, witnessed  the exposition of  wines coming from the so called heroic viticulture  - a viticulture developed in extreme conditions, on strong steep territories at high altitudes and in special climatic conditions. The wines that come from  this type of viticulture and unpolluted  environments have unic characteristics and qualities that are worth to be revealed.

During this two days of  Vins Extremes have participated more than 50 italian wineries, coming from Aosta Valley – which was hosting the outdoor event – Piemonte, Liguria, Lombardy, Swizerland Trentino Alto Adige, Veneto, Calabria, and Abruzzo.  Will also be present wineries coming from France, Swizerland, Slovenia, Germany and Spain.

Along the two days of the event, the visitors were able to taste the present wines, to participate at several laboratories regarding the taste of meet, traditional salamis, made simple and poor in spices, cheese, saffron, and alpine cheese together with trentino sparkling wines and to four ‘’Verticals of tasting’’: Nebbioli dell’Arco Alpino, the white wines from the proximity of Monte Bianco, the wines of the vulcanic territories, Armenia and Aosta Valley all together with the possibility of assisting at the awarding ceremony of the 23rd International Contest of Mountain Wines and taste the wining wines.

Vins Extrêmes was aimed to be a moment of analysis and debate: three round tables, with the participation of National and International speakers from the wine, university and research sectore have confronted subjects in refference to territory, landscape and accesibility in the winery.

Vins Extrêmes has been organized by the Regional  Assesory of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Association of Bard Fortrace, VIVAL, CERVIM and Expo VDA, in collaboration with ONAV, Fisar, Ais, Association of City of Wine, Slow Food, Wine Tourism Movement and regarding the regional territory, Institute of Regional Agriculture, Chamber of Comerce, Regional Assesor of Tourism, Sport, Comerce and Transport, Regional Institute Alberghiero, Association Albergatori and Pro loco.