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See you on Thursday, December 10th 2015 in Casteggio (PV) at 8pm at Osteria Conviviale Fra Pellizza (via Torino, 80) for a tasting dinner in celebration of the versatility of the pumpkin. The 6-course menu will be paired to our wines. The all-inclusive price is euro 38,00. Reservation is required (please call +39.0383.890339).
Here’s the menu with the wine pairings:

Pumpkin creamy soup with baccalà (salt cod)
Metodo Classico Pinot 64 Brut VSQ

Tortello “Double Z”
OP Riesling DOC Le Foglie

Pumpkin and pork mince risotto
Bonarda OP DOC ferma Le Foglie

Sous vide beef cheek with mustard seed and pumpkin
Oltrepò Pavese Rosso DOC Perorossino

Pumpkin cube covered with chocolate
Moscato IGP Unico

Chocolate-pumpkin tart
Moscato IGP Unico

The historical Villa Canestrari winery has organized a tasting dedicated to the Pinot Noir based Metodo Classico sparkling wines from Oltrepò Pavese. The event will take place in Illasi (VR) and will be hosted in the halls of the local Wine Museum (via Castello 20). The tasting will be led by winemaker Luigi Andreoli and will feature our Cruasé Vintage Pas Dosé and other five Metodo Classico sparkling wines produced by the F.lli Giorgi, Quaquarini, Ca’ del Gè and Bruno Verdi wineries, all members of the Distretto del Vino di Qualità dell’Oltrepò Pavese.

Price of the event is euro 35 and includes the wine tasting and a tasting of local food.
A bottle of Villa Canestrari wine will be given as a gift to all attendees.
For reservations please contact Villa Canestrari by email ( or by phone (+39.045.7650074).


Join us in Stradella (PV) at the Caffé Del Teatro (via XXVI Aprile 5) for the first event of “A journey through the Oltrepò Pavese wineries”, a series of aperitifs aimed at discovering the best Oltrepò Pavese wines. The November 5th event will feature the wines of three wineries awarded with the Three Glasses prize by the Gambero Rosso wine guide: in addition to our Riesling 2014 and Riesling Viticoltori in Montecalvo 2008, you will find the Pinot Noir Giorgio Odero by Frecciarossa and the Metodo Classico Blanc de Noirs sparkling wine Farfalla Brut by Ballabio. For more information, please call: +39.0385.092735

The 2016 Slow Wine guide will be presented to the public in Montecatini Terme (PT) on October 24th 2015 at the Verdi Theatre at 10:30 am.

A giant tasting of the wines featured in the 2016 Slow Wine guide will be held in the afternoon from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Terme del Tettuccio. Our Metodo Classico Pinot 64, awarded with the Vino Slow prize, will be featured in the wine list of the tasting.

Please check out the Slow Wine website for detailed info.