The Island Wines of Italy
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The Island Wines of Italy

Explore wines from the islands of Sicily and Sardinia, along with the Malvasia grapes from the Aeolian Islands. An intimate wine tasting in Ciao’s cellar.

Embark on a journey through Sicily, Sardinia, and the Aeolian Islands in this Italian Islands wine tasting.

Join Giampietro Faggionato as he guides us through the history and unique wine traditions of these islands while we enjoy a selection of fine white wines:

- VEÒR “Òrriu” Vermentino DOC 2022 (Quartomoro - Sardinia)

- NASCO “Memorie di Vite” Nasco di Cagliari DOC 2021 (Quartomoro - Sardinia)

- NERELLO MASCALESE Bianco Terre Siciliane IGT 2022 (Ayunta - Sicily)

- INFATATA Salina IGP 2023 (Caravaglio - Aeolian Islands)

- OCCHIO DI TERRA Salina IGP 2022 (Caravaglio - Aeolian Islands)

Reserve your spot and discover the charm of Italian Islands wines*.

Registration opens on July 31.


Giampietro Faggionato

Giampietro Faggionato hails from Verona, a city renowned for its fine wines and beautiful hills. He earned his first degree in economics and management from Trento and then pursued a master's in marketing in Milan. This academic journey included a six-month stay in Australia for research on the Australian wine market, which he later connected to the Italian market. His passion for wine grew immensely from this experience. In 2016, he moved to Brussels and started his own business importing wines from small Italian producers, leveraging his previous experience in the Horeca and events industry. Currently, Giampietro continues to develop his import business and runs a small catering company in Brussels.
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Place Poelaert, 6
1000 Brussels
Parking Poelaert, Place Poelaert 1000 Brussels

Detailed program

Wine tasting
Wed. August 28, 6:30PM
Wed. August 28, 8:00PM