Vinòforum to celebrate its 17th anniversary with some new highlights in September
For its 17th edition, the famous wine and food festival will take place in Parco di Tor di Quinto, a 10,000sqm park footsteps from Ponte Milvio. As usual, Vinòforum will host Italy’s top culinary professionals, wine experts and restaurateurs. However, due to all events being postponed in Italy due to the coronavirus, the wine festival will take place from the 11th to 20th of September instead of June. This decision is not only due to the virus, but especially for wanting to guarantee all wine companied the opportunity make the most of all promotional activities, helping them relaunch an essential Italian market. So get ready wine connoisseurs, distributors, producers and foodies, because this is the September event to put on your radar!
The festival will showcase 2500 participating wine labels from 500 wineries, presentations by sommeliers, 70 great chefs and more. Another exciting feature is the Temporary Restaurant: 30 of the best restaurants from all over Italy will be presenting 3 samples of their recipes paired with wine labels and Champagnes. Guests will have the opportunity to try a range of Italy’s regional flavors.
Of course the much-anticipated Night Dinner won’t be missing either: 10 big names in the culinary world will prepare exclusive dinners and pair them with Italian and international wines coming from 10 big wineries. Head to their website to reserve your spot!
The Cene Ferrarelle reserve 30 seats for dinner, where chefs and master pizzaioli will work together to create unique menus paired with wines.
And after last year’s success, the Oleoteca – or oil space – dedicated to the best Italian extra virgin olive oils, will make a comeback. For wine enthusiasts, producers and critics, the Top Tasting Area will host encounters with protagonists of the national and international wine scene on a small stage at the center of the festival.
For high-end wine producers and niche companies, the Business Lounge, will allow you to meet operators and buyers of the sector in a journey in between business and public relations.
And to change things up a notch, the 16th edition of Vinòforum will also include a Food Revolution – a space dedicated to gastronomic excellences, from caviar and pastas to tartares, desserts and even gelato! To get ready for Vinòforum, don’t forget to check out the Roma Wine & Food Week from 3 – 9 June!
September 11 – 20
Parco di Tor di Quinto
Via Fornaci di Tor di Quinto, 10
Sun -Thurs 7pm – 12am, Fri – Sat 7pm – 1am
Entry fee: €16 (inclusive of 10 wine tastings)
Tickets for the Cene Ferrarelle and The Night Dinner can be purchased online at vinoforum.it or
directly from the festival village’s box office.