Brunello wine at the Olympic Games

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Brunello wine at the Olympic Games

Brunello wine from 49 wineries inMontalcino in Casa Italia in London, in front of Westminster Abbey for the Olympic Games

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Foil-Olympic Games-London-2012

In the splendid building where the Italian Olympic champions are celebrated there were also bottles of Brunello accompanied by Stefano Campatelli director of the Consorzio del Brunello. The Montalcino wine has taken part in this Olympic kermes in the space occupied by the Enoteca Italiana through the Ministero delle Politiche agricole. The extraordinary wine from Montalcino has brought good luck to the women’s team foil quartet – Valentina Vezzali, Elisa Di Francisca, Arianna Errigo and Ilaria Salvatori – who won a gold medal exactly when the event regarding Brunello was organized.

These are the wineries present: Abbadia Ardenga, Altesino and Armilla, Barbi,

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London-Olympic Games 2012-Campatelli-Enoteca-Italiana

Camigliano, Canalicchio di Franco Pacenti, Canalicchio di sopra, Capanna, Caparzo, Casisano Colombaio, Castello Romitorio, Citille di sopra, Col d’ Orcia, Collosorbo and Cupano, Fanti, Ferrero and Fossacolle, Gianni Brunelli, Il Marroneto and Il Poggione, La Colombina, La Lecciaia, La Palazzetta, La Poderina, La Togata and Le Chiuse, Mastrojanni and Molino di Sant’Antimo, Padelletti, Palazzo, Paradisone, Pian delle Vigne and Pinino, Ridolfi, San Giacomo, San Polo, Sassodisole and Sesti, Talenti, Tenimenti Ruffino, Tenuta Croce di Mezzo, Tenuta Oliveto, Tenuta San Giorgio, Tenute Silvio Nardi and Terre Nere.

by Donatella Cinelli Colombini

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