Picture Recap: The Decanter Italy Experience 2024 Highlighted Moments

By | 2 March 2024

The Decanter Italy Experience was truly an unforgettable day! We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who joined us at The Landmark London to celebrate Italy in style. It was a privilege to share the day with such a vibrant and spirited audience.

As we reflect on the day’s splendour, we invite you to relive the magic through photo highlights of this remarkable event.

Special thanks to the talented photographers Ellen Richardson and Chloe Hashemi and the video team at Future Studios.

We also extend our appreciation to our wonderful sponsors: Riedel and Belu Water.

The breathtaking Landmark London Hotel opened its doors on the 24th of February, ready to usher in guests for the Decanter Italy Experience.

Wristbands at the ready! Attendees with eager anticipation prepared themselves to enter the primary event, the Grand Tasting.

The stands of the producer were all set and prepared for the arrival of the guests.

The first masterclass of the day was about The Thrilling Diversity of Alto Adige.

Italian wine expert and DWWA Regional Chair for Northern Italy, Michael Garner MW leads attendees through handpicked wines from Alto Adige.

Attentive masterclass guests fully engaged and captivated by the knowledge shared.

Members from the Be Inclusive Hospitality Wine Community were invited to experience the day, guided by Shane Jones DipWSET (centre).

A packed Grand Tasting Ballroom of wine enthusiasts and experts.

Engulfed by enticing scents, attendees dive into a sensory exploration, distinguishing each wine’s unique aroma.

Creating memorable tastes – An eventgoer documents their impressions in the Tasting Catalogue, making each taste memorable.

The DWWA Winners’ Table continues to draw a crowd, with participants keen to sample the best Italian wines from 2023.

Top-notch Italian wines wear their medals with pride.

A guest studies colour, clarity and viscosity.

Nino Franco stands tall among the illustrious labels, graciously sharing their exceptional wines.

Behind the scenes – Uncorking the complete collection of Il Caggio Ipsus, the second masterclass of the day.

Giovanni Mazzei leads a masterclass showcasing all four vintages of the Mazzei family’s Il Caggio Ipsus.

Radiating passion and pride! The esteemed producers engage with every guest to ensure an unforgettable experience.

The Riedel Wine Glass Experience – Wine glasses designed to make the wine taste even better, a popular stand for our guests.

Introducing a fresh addition to the experience: Altamura Distilleries delighted guests with Vodka Martinis.

Guests couldn’t resist the rich flavour of Parmigiano to compliment their wine experience.

The exquisitely cured and expertly thin rovagnatti parma addobbo debone and prosciutto crudo, was a standout amongst the guests.

The Olive Oil Merchant presented their highest form of quality, estate-bottled olive oils, alongside flavored oils, wine, balsamic vinegars, and delectable Italian sauces.

We had the pleasure of welcoming back Mouse and Grape, founded by the talented Jessica Summer, who indulged guests with a splendid array of wine and cheese.

Here’s a closer look at some of the delicious delights. Mouse and Grape cater towards wine and cheese aficionados with their carefully chosen hampers.

Guests settle down for the day’s final masterclass, highlighting wines from the remarkable Bertani.

The head of winemaking at Bertani and Italy’s newest Master of Wine, Andrea Lonardi, co-hosts with Italian wine specialist Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW, a Regional Chair for the Decanter World Wine Awards.

The focus of this particular masterclass is on Bertani’s ‘cru’ conception.

We express our gratitude to all for making this event memorable once again. We look forward to seeing you at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter NYC in New York.

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