Il Nizza è

From 1 to 4 october 2021

After the huge success of the first edition, we are delighted to inform you that the event dedicated to Nizza docg will be happening again this year!

Tasting tables, masterclasses, dinners, culture and stories that belong to the territory: a journey to explore Nizza docg, starting from its roots.

 

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Il Nizza è opens to the public on Friday 1 October at 6:30 p.m. in the garden of Palazzo Crova, with a varied meeting to kick off the event:

– 6:30 p.m. “Prospettive del Nizza docg”: forum on the Future of Nizza docg, featuring leading representatives of the bodies that represent this important appellation.

– 7:30 p.m. Tullio Mussa Award

– the opening session will end with a toast with the Alta Langa docg and Spumante Metodo Classico of the producers taking part in the event. 

Free admission – limited places – green pass and face mask required

The heart of the event. Six tasting tables to learn about and appreciate the differences between the main terroirs of the DOCG, guided by AIS sommeliers. Special guest, Derthona Colli Tortonesi doc Timorasso.

Admission by time slot – Booking of the time slot is compulsory.

Green pass and face mask required

A dinner to highlight the peculiarities of the different terroirs of Nizza docg, with traditional Monferrato recipes, reinterpreted with new ingredients.

During the dinner, Bianca Roagna will explain the dishes and their macrozone pairings, and the other AIS sommeliers will serve you Nizza docg wines at the tasting table.

Special guest, Derthona Colli Tortonesi doc Timorasso.

 

Booking is compulsory.

  • Mini burger con polpo, stracciatella e pesto di pistacchi (in abbinamento al Derthona Colli Tortonesi doc Timorasso)
  • Tartare di Fassona al Castelmagno dop
  • Lingua alla piastra con bagnetto rosso e mini finanziera
  • Ravioli integrali al cacao ripieni di funghi porcini con burro al prezzemolo
  • Coniglio disossato al Nizza docg con prugne e mandorle tostate
  • Tris extradark:
    • tortina cioccolato e composta di pere
    • cremoso al cioccolato con frutti rossi
    • gelato cacao con la sua fava

AIS Asti sommeliers will take you on a journey to discover Nizza before it became an appellation in its own right, when the label said “Barbera d’Asti docg Superiore Nizza”. 

Passion, courage and a touch of madness, just enough to turn dreams into successful projects.

 

Booking is compulsory.

Derthona Colli Tortonesi doc Timorasso, star of the guided tasting of the Sunday.

AIS Asti sommeliers describe the territory and the special features of this important Piedmontese white wine with its strong character and great longevity during a tasting of different vintages.

In partnership with Consorzio Tutela Vini Colli Tortonesi.

 

Booking is compulsory.

  • 1. LA COLOMBERA: COLLI TORTONESI TIMORASSO DERTHONA 2020

  • 2. VIGNETI REPETTO: DERTHONA ORIGO 2017

  • 3. LUIGI BOVERI: COLLI TORTONESI TIMORASSO FILARI 2017

  • 4. VIGNETI MASSA: DERTHONA 2016

  • 5. EZIO POGGIO: COLLI TORTONESI TIMORASSO ARCHETIPO 2015

  • 6. MARIOTTO: DERTHONA 2013

During each service, you will find a selection from the 80 Nizza wines participating in il Nizza è, divided according to their six macro-areas. Tasting table is available to diners (at an additional fixed cost).

These lunches and dinners will be characterised by freedom of choice! Experiment with combinations that enhance the characteristics of the different terroirs of the appellation.

For info and bookings, call +39 329 713 7204

Enjoy the sunset from the tower of the Campanon di NizzaA as you taste Nizza docg and four other great Reds, paired with finger food by Michelin-starred chef Maurilio Garola (La Ciau del Tornavento restaurant in Treiso – CN).

No-heel-shoes and a jacket (it could be cold) required. There’s a very high stairs to the top!

 

Booking is compulsory.

The heart of the event. Six tasting tables to learn about and appreciate the differences between the main terroirs of the DOCG, guided by AIS sommeliers. Special guest, Derthona Colli Tortonesi doc Timorasso. A day dedicated entirely to members of the trade (restaurateurs-wine merchants-baristas). 

Admission by time slot – Booking of the time slot is compulsory.

Green pass and face mask required

Il Nizza è is an event organised by Enoteca Regionale di Nizza in partnership with Associazione Produttori del Nizza and the Municipality of Nizza Monferrato, with the technical support of the Asti delegation of the AIS (Italian Sommelier Association) and the collaboration of Consorzio Tutela Vini Colli Tortonesi.

The event has been made possible thanks to the Piedmont Regional Authorities, under the patronage of Consorzio Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato, Provincia di Asti, Comunità Collinare Vigne & Vini and Associazione per il Patrimonio dei Paesaggi Vitivinicoli di Langhe Roero e Monferrato.

 

GALLERY OF THE FIRST EDITION