Fantasy o realistic, evocative or descriptive …. You can be one of those who chooses the 2017 winning photo to represent the Brunello and Orcia territories among the 5 finalist masterpieces
Click here and open the voting panel with the 5 finalist images of the Casato Prime Donne award among which to choose the 2017 winning photo. It will be possible to vote online until September 4th and you can express only one preference.
Come on, it’s time to vote! It is fun and your opinion is important.
The 5 finalist images renard the territories where the Brunello and Orcia wines are produced, 13 villages: Montalcino, Pienza, Buonconvento, Castiglione d’Orcia, Radicofani, San Quirico d’Orcia and Trequanda, parts of Abbadia San Salvatore, Chianciano Terme, San Casciano dei Bagni, Sarteano and Torrita di Siena.
A territory, this, most of which is part of the Unesco world heritage site famous for its beauty and history. This is a difficult competition because all of the best professional landscape photographers have pointed their lenses towards these soft hills, the cypress trees in San Quirico, the grape growers Etruscan faces, the Vitaleta Chapel, wineries, the Foce gardens …. So that they have become icons of Tuscany, true and beautiful. In other words a post card effect, something like a “déjà vu” can in some way hinder those looking. However everybody wants to try, professionals and amateurs.
Every year the winner is chosen online by a popular jury, who choose among the 5 finalists previously selected by the Casato Prime Donne jury.
The winning images are exhibited permanently in Montalcino, al Casato Prime Donne, in the hall dedicated to Ilda Bartoloni, the Rai journalist who passed away in 2009 to whom we owe the present formula of the Casato Prime Donne Award. Together these images create a collection of great quality and value that tells of the different and personal views of the countryside where the Brunello and Orcia wines are born Read more…