Top Italian wine importer to visit Avon
Ryan Summerlin March 19, 2013
AVON – Italian wine importer Andrea Vinci Rogers will pour Tuscan wines from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at vin48 in Avon on Wednesday as part of the restaurant and wine bar’s Loft tasting series. Rogers of Winebow Imports, will pour 6 of her favorite Italian wines in vin48’s loft. Charles Hays, vin48’s chef and owner, will pair the wines with appetizers.
Founded in 1980 by Leonardo LoCascio, America’s preeminent authority on Italian wine, Winebow imports more than 400 wines from Italy under the Leonardo LoCascio Selections label. In 2005, Winebow began reaching out to other prominent wine regions with its business expertise, dedication and unmatched standards of authenticity and quality. The company now boasts a diverse and prestigious portfolio of wines from Argentina, Austria, Australia, Chile, France, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain, as well as sakes and artisanal spirits.
Winebow’s award-winning portfolio of Italian wines is distributed nationally under the Leonardo LoCascio Selections label, the de facto seal of approval for enthusiasts of Italian wine. The wines of the LoCascio Selections label typically come from smaller, independent wineries throughout Italy offering a special combination of excellence in quality and value, while reflecting the distinctive characteristics of their respective regions. Winebow has had a strong focus on Tuscan wines since the companies inception.