The Pinot Bianco Zuc di Volpe is nominated the best Pinot Bianco in Friuli
Within the framework of the “Friulano & Friends 2014″ Selection, promoted ERSA (Regional Agency for Agricultural Development), a specific jury had been designated to re-taste all the wines finalists of the 2012 and 2013 editions. Among the 37 finalists the Pinot Bianco Zuc di Volpe 2012 has been judged as the best Pinot Bianco in Friuli.
L’Accademia Italiana della Cucina and Volpe Pasini together in Malta
This past May 30th the Volpe Pasini wines accompanied the Convivial Dinner “in Vino Veritas” organized at the restaurant “La Vela” in Pietà by the Delegation of Malta of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina (Italian Accademy of Cuisine).
The Accademia Italiana della Cucina (Italian was born in Milan in 1953 with the task of safeguarding, together with the traditions of Italian cuisine, the culture of the civilisation of the table, lively and active expression of the entire Nation. The Accademia currently counts 213 Delegations in Italy and 76 abroad.
The Volpe Pasini wines that graced the evening were the Ribolla Gialla, the Sauvignon, the Pinot Bianco and the Focus Merlot, all belonging to the line cru Zuc di Volpe.
Volpe Pasini and Mario Schiopetto on Weinwirtschaft
In the March issue of the well known german magazine Weinwirthschaft, published in occasion of the ProWein, a nice article on the agreement signed between Volpe Pasini and Mario Schiopetto.
Here below the translation of the article:
Friuli, Volpe Pasini purchases Schioppetto!
It has become rare that an Italian winery for sale does not end up in the hands of foreign investors.
Emilio Rotolo, owner of thequality winery Volpe Pasini located in the Colli Orientali, bought the renowned winery Schioppetto in the Collio area.
Mario Schiopetto was one of the visionaries who set the pace of Friulian winemaking. After his death in 2003 the cellar has been managed by his 3 sons.
The Rotolo family acquired the entire property with 30 hectars of land and also the ownership of the trademark.
“Both wineries remain autonomous and maintain separated sales structures in order to avoid internal competition,” said Emilio Rotolo to Weinwirthschaft. “In the cellars we will try, where still possible, to improve the quality. In any case, we will manage and move forward the intent of Mario Schioppetto that has strongly influenced the way I make wine ”
Sauvignon Volpe Pasini: 91 points on Bibenda!
The Sauvignon Volpe Pasini 2012 after the 5 Grappoli (=5 Clusters) received by the AIS (Italian Sommelier Association) also gets 91/100 by the prestigious magazine Bibenda.
Daniele Cernilli assigns 95 points to the Pinot Bianco Zuc di Volpe 2012!!!
In today’s issue of “Sette” the weekly addendum to the Italian newspaper “Il Corriere della Sera”, the well-known food&wine journalist Daniele Cernilli in its colums “I vini della settimana (=the wines of the week) reviews our Pinot Bianco Zuc di Volpe 2012. Considered as one of the best white wines of this year, the Pinot Bianco Zuc di Volpe earns an outstanding 95 points, surpassing even the already excellent result of Sauvignon Zuc di Volpe 2011 who got 94 points.