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Terracotta and Wine - experiences of wine-making from around the worldA meeting taking place at the historical terracotta works, Fornace Agresti, in Impruneta on 22 and 23 November 2014.
The programme begins on Satuday, 22 Nov. at 10 am and the talks from 11 am to 1 pm are as follows:
Prof. C. Caillaud (Vienne): The use of terracotta for the transport and processing of wine: from Roman amphorae to the tinajas of Spain.
Prof. G. Barisashvili (Tbilisi): The culture of kvevri (Georgian terracotta amphorae), past and present.
Prof. L. Armanino: Preliminary investigation on the evolution of Barbera d'Asti terracotta.
Prof. A. Tirelli (Milan): Characterization of "Cerasuolo di Vittoria" in terracotta.
The from 3 pm to 5 pm there will be a guided wine tasting, "Biodynamic wine and terracotta", conducted by Adriano Zago.
Next day, Sunday 23 Nov., the programme opens again at 10 am.
At 11 am there will be another guided wine tasting, "Wine and terracotta in Italy and around the world", conducted by Francesco Bartoletti.
At 4.30 pm there will be a musical event featuring the soprano Sofia Folli and the tenor Tiziano Barbafiera with the choir Coro Polifonico del Chianti Fiorentino e Senese.
Wine producers from Italy, France, The USA, Australia, New Zealand, Georgia, Armenia and Montenegro will be participating.
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