|Pier Bergonzi, outstanding writer, sommelier for passion, gourmet by nature and deputy director of Gazzetta dello Sport, the most popular italian sport daily, will be soon honored with the Radicchio d’Oro Award at the splendid Teatro Accademico in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy.
Bergonzi made numerous publications on cycling and on sport in general, including “Pantani, a tragic hero”, the novel, “L’ultimo gregario”, dedicated to legendary cyclist Fausto Coppi. Recently Bergonzi has edited the books celebrating the centenary of the Giro d’Italia.
He has been attending several times at the New York Marathon and, on a bicycle, in the Marathon of the Dolomites.
Bergonzi won’t be the only one to be awarded. The very unique event will be a tribute to outstanding figures of the information, literature, entertainment, music and wine production. Between them the great music composer Massimo Scattolin, the Italian restoration entrepreneur Famiglia Alajmo; Italian National Television RAISAT President Carlo Freccero, the Writer and TV author Elena Polidori. Gruppo sportivo Fiamme Gialle remarkable Association that excels in several sports, the soccer guru manager Giuseppe Marotta. and of course the Consorzio Ristoranti del Radicchio, unstoppable promoter of ‘the king of the night’ red radicchio
Colomba is a traditional Italian Easter yeast bread. It is shaped like a dove (colomba in Italian), the symbol of peace and resurrection.Soft and fragrant, colomba is a generous cake with butter and eggs, filled with raisins and candied orange peel.The colomba could mean not only a peace message but also solidarity. Like in the case of the artisanal Colomba Arcobaleno (Rainbow Dove) created by the Milanese sommelier Diana Zerilli who supports gay rights and gay issues in Italy, such as marriage and child adoption. Her colomba is made with Sicilian Avola almonds, Calabria cedar, kneaded with Vernaccia Mormoraia, a traditional white wine from San Gimignano,
Beside food, Diana passion and expertise is (of course) wine. Twice a week, she gives classes and wine tasting at Hotel Rubens in Milan.
Each class will introduce an Italian region, with its local wines and food.
Here the current calendar
March 10th Wines from Valle d’Aosta
March 17th Wines from Veneto and Diana’s Chiantigno drink tasting
March 22th Wines fron Piemonte.
Classes will continue in April, after Easter Holidays.
Each class costs 35 Euros.
If you are interested, you can contact Diana at email@example.com
Wednesday July 25th at 11.00 am Pacific time/2.00 pm Eastern time.
I will be hosting a 1 hour cooking online show SOCIALKITCHEN live from Milan, Italy!
You will learn how to make a tempting aperitivo drink made with Rabarbaro Zucca, a rhubarb-based digestive bitter liqueur created, believe it or not, by my great great grand father and still one of the most traditional and popular drinks of Italy.
Then guided by super Chef Antonio, you will learn how to make an amazing hamburger, inspired to the legendary Serendipity’s Burger Extravagant, listed in the Guinness Records as the most expensive burger in the world.
295 US Dollars, no kidding!
Don’t worry, our version
will be way cheaper but
sensational and gourmet!
Not only…few days before the show, SocialKitchen will email you the list of the right ingredients so you would be actually able to cook and interact live with Chef Antonio himself.
1 hour : learn, experiment, cook… enjoy your dish!
Go to www.socialkitchen.it
Register (it’s free)
Enjoy the show!
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