Exclusive Brunello Event to Kick Off Tuscan Wine Season 2008

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An unprecedented and unique opportunity to a few wine connoisseurs to participate in Benvenuto Brunello, the yearly event reserved exclusively for wine journalists and trade reps to taste the latest vintage of this finest of Italian wines before public release.

and we want this to be done in style and in total relaxation coupled with luxury services and the very finest accommodation.

Italy's Finest is offering an unprecedented and unique opportunity to a few wine connoisseurs to participate in Benvenuto Brunello, the yearly event reserved exclusively for wine journalists and trade reps to taste the latest vintage of this finest of Italian wines before public release. This year, over 250 producers of Brunello will be hosting a 4 day pouring of the 2003 vintage of Brunello, Riserva and Rosso at Montalcino in Tuscany between February 22 and February 25 2008.

A select group of ten guests will get a sneak preview of the 2003 Brunello vintage before it reaches the shelves. The visit to the Benvenuto Brunello site in Montalcino will be one of the highlights of an exclusive suite of events tailored by Italy's Finest to suit the tastes of discerning travelers and wine connoisseurs. Italy's Finest has also attracted several high-profile personalities from Tuscany's food and wine industries who will be hosting many of the events, and has arranged for luxury Villa accommodation.

"We want our clients to get a backstage view of what goes on in the Brunello world before release," says Donald Scalmanini, Italy's Finest VP Sales and Marketing "and we want this to be done in style and in total relaxation coupled with luxury services and the very finest accommodation."

Participants will enjoy among other things:

  •     Exclusive Villa Accommodation
  •     Hosted winemakers meals at top estates
  •     Vertical and barrel tasting of top Brunello
  •     VIP event entrance pass
  •     Opening and tasting of a 1955 Brunello Biondi Santi reserve rated by Wine Spectator among the 12 best wines of the 20th century
  •     And a 2 day warm-up in magnificent Florence before the event.

The event is tailored for an intimate group of a maximum of ten people so that the participants may fully appreciate this unique experience.

About Italy's Finest:
Italy's Finest, based in Florence Tuscany, is an Italian DMC specializing in exclusive, luxury and first-class incoming travel in Italy. Please find contact information at http://www.italysfinest.com.

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