The Casato Prime Donne Award 2017 goes to the biologist Federica Bertocchini and to the journalists Pietro Di Lazzaro, Stefano Pancera and Vannina Patanè
Federica Bertocchini 49 years old, a molecular biologist from Piombino has discovered the worm that eats plastic. A discovery that might resolve great environmental problems, especially in the sea where there is a floating isle of garbage the size of Texas. Regardless the discovery, because of a shortage of funds for research Federica, for the past few months has been unemployeed.
To Federica Bertocchini and the world of science , generous and attentive so the environment that she represents, goes the Casato Prime Donne Award 2017 by unanimous decision of the jury, made up of Donatella Cinelli Colombini President, and Rosy Bindi, Anselma Dell’Olio, Anna Pesenti, Stefania Rossini, Anna Scafuri and Daniela Viglione.
Together with her, in the journalistic and photography sections, reserved to those who have best divulged Montalcino and its wines, the awards go to
Pietro di Lazzaro for his TV program on the 50th anniversary of the Consorzio del Brunello shown on TG3 RAI, Stefano Pancera for the program titled Il futuro del vino italiano nelle mani dei giovani shown on Mattino 5 Mediaset and Vannina Patanè for the article Montalcino acqua e vino published in “In Viaggio” in April 2017. To these will be added the photographer of the best photo of the Brunello and Orcia territories that shall be chosen during the month of August among 5 finalists by a popular jury online. Read more…