May 12-14, 2017
Costa Smeralda is hosting the 9th edition of Porto Cervo Wine & Food Festival, the boutique event focusing on the best of Sardinian and Italian wine and food production.
Again this year the two events will take place together, thus offering a unique journey through wine experts and food specialists.
During the whole weekend, tastings will be combined with a rich program of meetings, book launches, masterclasses and gourmet dinners.
Friday May 12
|Il cibo del benessere "Smart food, smart eating" - Bruno Gambacorta, founder and presenter of Eat Parade on TG2:|
|16.00||Eliana Liotta, author of bestselling book La Dieta Smartfood, in collaboration with the IEO in Milan, and a renowned journalist for Io Donna, the women’s magazine for Il Corriere della Sera.|
|17:00||Marcello Coronini, writer, food and wine critic and university professor, and founder of the La Cucina del Senza® brand. Marcello Coronini is also the author of book of the same name which showcases fat-free dishes, with no added salt and sugar, for healthy eating without compromising on taste.|
Saturday May 13
|16.00||Bruno Gambacorta interviews Luigi Moio, Professor of Oenology at the University of Naples Federico II and President of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine. One of the leading experts on Italian wine, Moio is also the author of "Il respiro del vino" - a fascinating journey to discover the invisible 'sphere' of the nose of wines.|
Comunicare il Vino - Bruno Gambacorta meetsAntonio Paolini, journalist and wine critic, one of the leading food and wine publishing names, co-curator of I Vini de l'Espresso and a member of the Executive Committee of Guide Ristoranti d’Italia. At the PCWF he’ll talk about wine and regional marketing.
Sunday May 14
|11.30||Giuseppe Carrus, journalist at Il Gambero Rosso, talks about the 15 native grapes of Sardinia. With him Gianluigi Bacchetta, director of the Botanical Garden and professor at the University of Cagliari will offer insight about vines that date from the Nuragic civilisation – from the Bronze Age to the 2nd century AD - and the recent discovery in Sardinia of the oldest vines in the western Mediterranean.|
|15.30||Bruno Gambacorta meets husband and wife team Clara & Gigi Padovani, writers, journalists, wine critics – and authors of many bestselling books in the wine & food world. Their most famous titles include "L'arte di bere il vino e vivere felici", an easy guide for readers first approaching the world of wine and "Tiramisù. Storia, curiosità, interpretazioni del dolce italiano più amato.", a fun read about the origins of this delicious dessert.|