A Tasting Area where the producers - assisted by a chef - present and "talk about" their products to journalists and national/international operators. An Italian-English consecutive translation service is provided.
Once again this year, there is impressive space and visibility for a highly diversified selection of Italian cheese, from Parmesan to Pecorino from Latium, all of which will be available for tasting in the Forum Area.
Even more daily appointments where chefs belonging to the A.I.P.O. and FIC Associations will ways to use extra virgin olive oil.
Moreover, sector professionals will attend practical seminars organised every day by the Evoo Academy: three open kitchens will be available in the Cooking Show area to prepare recipes using olive oils earning Special Mentions in the international Sol d'Oro competition with the quality foods of exhibitors at Sol&Agrifood.
Lastly, in the afternoon, this area will welcome the finals of the second Junior Assistant Master Trophy: the event involves the young FIC chefs competing in the finals of this competition in an exciting cooking show by preparing dishes based on extra virgin olive oil.
The Beer Tasting Area is a joint event organised by Assobirra, Confcommercio-Imprese per l'Italia and UDB-Union of Beer Tasters. This is the venue within Sol&Agrifood dedicated to in-depth study of all the features of the quality brewing world. The theme-based approach unfolds over all 4 days of Vinitaly to present breweries taking part in the event and some of their products: the event will reveal details about the most vocational areas in the world through traditional beer styles but will also embrace more contemporary and imaginative interpretations to highlight products where the particular ingredients and specific production processes used by brewers help create highly original, intriguing and stimulating sensory atmospheres.
Innovations in 2017. An area dedicated to Italy's most famous traditional dish on an international scale: pizza.
Pizza & Pasta Italiana magazine, in collaboration with the staff of the Italian School of Pizza Chefs, will reveal to visitors attending Sol&Agrifood all the secrets for preparing pizza through a guided discovery of ingredients and combinations. Meetings will be held with demos and guided tastings From Sunday to Wednesday. Free entrance.
In collaboration with O.N.A.O.O. - National Organisation of Olive Oil Tasters.
The corner dedicated to tastings of the olive oils winning the International Sol d'Oro Competition: the world's most important olive oil competition involving both hemispheres.
GUIDED OLIVE OIL TASTINGS
The Mantegna Meeting Room hosts the finest extra virgin olive oils with joint national and international presentations.
SALUMI TERRITORIES & BIODIVERSITÀ
The biodiversity of Italian agro-foods is highlighted here through guided tastings and brief seminars by producers themselves assisted by the staff of the 5T Academy.
Not only delicatessen meats - which must ensure natural fermentation without additives as a symbol of animal, plant and microbial biodiversity - but also a large variety of products testifying to Italy's unique cultural diversity in the world of good food.
For reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or c/o the Salumi, Territori & Biodiversità area.
MULTI-PURPOSE MEETING ROOM
A multipurpose area dedicated to sector workshops and conferences as well as B2B meetings organised as of this year in the new Taste&Buy mode.
Free admission to workshops and conferences.