Casa Vinicola Zonin at SIMEI 2013 Focuses on Sustainable Viticulture and Wine Production

Domenico Zonin - Vice President of Casa Vinicola Zonin and President of the Italian Wine Union - introduces the Italian Wine Union’s international symposium on sustainability and the first Tergeo Project and will be a speaker at the Magis Conference on certificated sustainable wines at the 25th edition of SIMEI 2013- International Enological and Bottling Exhibition, from November 12th to 16th, at the Fiera Milano (Rho) Exhibition Center in Milan, Italy.

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Domenico Zonin, Vice President of Casa Vinicola Zonin and President of the Italian Wine Union, strongly supports the 'green' initiative of both Casa Vinicola Zonin and the Italian wine producers in general.

Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 15, 2013

From November 12th to 16th, Fiera Milano (Rho) Exhibition Center in Milan, Italy, hosts the 25th edition of SIMEI 2013- International Enological and Bottling Exhibition, considered the world leader in wine technology. The 25th edition focuses on sustainability in wine production, an initiative of great importance for Casa Vinicola Zonin, one of the exhibitors and Italy’s largest privately owned wine company.

Domenico Zonin, Vice President of Casa Vinicola Zonin and President of the Italian Wine Union, strongly supports the “green” initiative of both Casa Vinicola Zonin and the Italian wine producers in general. On November 12, at 2 p.m., he will introduce the opening speech titled “Sustainable Viticulture and Wine Production: Steps Ahead Toward a Global and Local Cross-Fertilization,” which will constitute to the scientific core of SIMEI.

Furthermore, on November 14 at 10 a.m., Domenico Zonin will introduce the Italian Wine Union’s first Tergeo Project. The project, involving Casa Vinicola Zonin and more than 200 Italian wineries, aims to the collection, classification and dissemination of innovative solutions - both in wine technology and management - in order to improve wine sustainability.

In the afternoon, at 2 p.m., Domenico Zonin will deliver a speech at the Magis Conference on certified sustainable wines titled “Italian Wine is Certified by Magis.” The Magis Conference is organized by Magis; the first and most advanced organization on sustainable viticulture in Italy, and one of the most advanced in the world. Magis has reached the levels of excellence in this field thanks to its scientific and technical committee, composed of the most prominent universities, research centers, professional associations, wine companies and an independent certification institution- DNV Business Assurance.

The Magis convention will be the occasion to celebrate the achieved goal by the first 18 sustainable wine labels that have been given the DNV Business Assurance certification. The wine bottles differ according to their area of origin, taste and character, now they have in common, an added value, the Magis sustainability stamp. Two of Casa Vinicola Zonin’s wines are among the 18 certified wines: Tenuta Ca’Bolani Prosecco Frizzante DOC and Castello d’Albola Il Solatio Toscana IGT.

This is an important achievement for Casa Vinicola Zonin. Since 2008, the company has adopted a rigorous sustainable business program. “Respect and care for the environment are totally part of Casa Vinicola Zonin's culture and philosophy, making it a leading company in this field,” says Carlo De Biasi, Chief Agronomist at Casa Vinicola Zonin, who received the 2013 Green Personality of the Year Award at The Drinks Business Green Awards.

Casa Vinicola Zonin is the largest privately owned wine company in Italy and one of the most popular in Europe, with an uncontested talent in creating “wine culture” outside of Italy. The Company distributes, sells and markets in over 100 countries the wines of its 9 Estates, located in Italy’ finest wine-producing regions. Casa Vinicola Zonin is an increasingly important player on the international stage, a leader in the export of wines from Italy to such countries as the United States, Germany, Japan, Great Britain, the Benelux area, Switzerland and Australia.

About Casa Vinicola Zonin USA, Inc.
Casa Vinicola Zonin Italy wholly owns Casa Vinicola Zonin USA in addition to Casa Vinicola Zonin UK, Canada, China and Germany; exporting to more than 100+ countries. A company with nine vineyards located in the seven most prestigious wine growing areas in Italy. The flagship winery, Castello D’Albola located in Tuscany’s Chianti Classico District, Rocca di Montemassi located in Maremma, Tuscany, Principi di Butera located in Sicily, Tenuta Ca’Bolani located in Friuli, Castello del Poggio located in Piedmont/Asti, Tenuta il Bosco located in Lombardy, Podere il Giangio located in Veneto, Abbazia Monte Oliveto located in Tuscany and Masseria Altemura located in Puglia. Each winery is dedicated to its own traditional wines and style. http://www.zoninusa.com


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