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09 Jul 2013

Franciacorta hosts first ever UK generic tasting

The first ever dedicated tasting of wines from Franciacorta took place the 4th july at the Italian Embassy in London and hosted by the Italian Ambassador Pasquale Terracciano accompanied by his wife, Karen Lawrence Terracciano, marking the start of a campaign to gain more recognition for the sparkling wines of the region within the UK. From 13.30 to 18.00 the invite-only event showcased all the sparkling wines that are currently imported into the UK and was targeted at members of the trade, including sommeliers, importers, buyers and press.