Workshop

  • 17:00 - 18:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

It’s the smallest DOC (denominazione d’origine controllata, or controlled designation of origin) in Italy, approved in 1992. Loazzolo Passito is rare sweet wine, produced exclusively with moscato grapes which are dried, potentially affected by noble rot, cultivated in the local area of the town in the Langhe near Asti. Gianni…

  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

As they like to define themselves, Guffanti, affineurs of Arona since 1876, are a “family cemented in rennet”. Today Carlo Guffanti Fiori and his sons Giovanni and Davide represent the fourth and fifth generations. They’ll be pairing cheeses to match the following wines: Erbaluce di Caluso Doc Passito 2006 –…

  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

Wood is an old friend of beer. Fermentation tanks, maturation tanks and storage barrels were once all made of wood. But in recent decades it has seemed that wood might disappear from breweries altogether, replaced by steel. Today there are lots of breweries using true barriques, where beers can age…

  • 16:00 - 17:00
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Vicino DiVino

Buttery, herby, creamy, spicy, toasted: raw milk mountain pasture cheeses contain a world of surprising sensations, the result of their terroir, and the mastery of the producers and affineurs. In this workshop, we’ll taste five cheeses from different regions, selected by the French affineur Hervé Mons paired with five wines…

  • 13:00 - 14:30
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Vicino DiVino

Five British cheeses—Highfields, Hafod, Stoneback Wensleydale, St James and Raw Milk Stitchelton (Slow Food Presidium)—aged  by the iconic English affineurs of Neal’s Yard Dairy go head to head with the wines of historic Barolo winemaker G.D. Vajra. On one side, a wide-ranging tasting of the British cheesemaking tradition, and on…

  • 16:00 - 17:30
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Vicino DiVino

Discover the various nuances of UK cheese production in a tasting led by Bronwen Percival, buyer for Neal’s Yard, historic affineurs of London, in collaboration with the sommeliers of Bra’s newest wine bar, Vicino DiVino. Five British cheeses are paired with five wines from France, Italy and Germany. We’ll taste:…

  • 13:00 - 14:30
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Vicino DiVino

Founded in 1989, L’Amuse is based in Amsterdam and IJmuiden,  and manages a selection of over 400 artisanal cheeses. Of these, a selection of five which best represent the Dutch cheesemaking panorama—from fresh goat and cow’s milk cheeses to those matured and aromatized with cumin, according to tradition—are proposed in…

  • 16:00 - 17:00
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Vicino DiVino

Founded in 1989, L’Amuse is based in Amsterdam and IJmuiden,  and manages a selection of over 400 artisanal cheeses. Of these, a selection of five which best represent the Dutch cheese panorama—from fresh goat and cow’s milk cheeses to those matured and aromatized with cumin, according to tradition—are proposed in…