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VIAS IMPORTS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS
Vias Imports Ltd. owner Fabrizio Pedrolli and Presi-
dent Luca Bigerna welcomed the Metro New York
trade to Metropolitan Pavilion May 7
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to help cel-
ebrate the firm’s 30th anniversary. The Vias Imports
portfolio, which began as a small project to get
the best of Italy’s regional wines to a small group
of clients in the city, has grown to be 20 regions
strong, representing 60 Italian producers and many
beyond, with distribution nationwide. The company
dedicated this year’s tasting to the memory of Lucio
Mastroberardino, one of Italy’s brightest stars, who
passed away earlier this year at the age of 45.
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Alberto Prealoni, Vias Imports; Paolo Damilano, Damilano;
Luca Bigerna, Vias Imports; Giuseppe Capuano, and
Deena Miskiel, Vias Imports
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Bruno Broglia, Broglia
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Pierluigi Gaeta, Vias Imports; and Daniela Mastroberardino pouring
Terredora di Paolo
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Bara Levi Cavaglione, Damilano
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Barry Glovich, Vias Imports; Anselmo Guerrieri Ganzaga, Tenuta
San Leonardo; Daniela Mastroberardino; Giuseppe Caviola, Caviola;
and Enrico Paternoster, Instituto Agrario di San Michele All’Adige
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Simone Iacopini, Vias Imports; Marco Dal Forno, Dal Forno;
Gianfranco Gallo, Vie di Romans; Alessandra Tessari, Suavia;
Giovanni Caveggia, Vias Imports; Angelo Sansone, Capestrano;
Ms. Ghezzi Camigliano; Paola Falabretti, Camigliano; and Franco
Scamperle, Le Salette
‘IL GIRO’—FREDERICK WILDMAN’S
TOUR OF ITALY—rides into NEW YORK
On May 9
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, Il Giro 2013: Wildman’s Discover Italy
Tour, inspired by “Il Giro d’Italia,” the bike race
through Italy, came to New York’s Hudson Ho-
tel. Attendees enjoyed a selection of wines from
Wildman’s Italian estates from regions throughout
Italy—the Alps to Sicily.
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Casimiro Maule, Nino Negri; Laurent de la Gatinais, Rapitala; and
Caterina Hausmann, Frederick Wildman
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Luigi Seracca, Castello Monaci; Katelyn Pfeiffer;
and Richard Cacciato, Frederick Wildman
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Michael Clayton, Frederick Wildman; Anna Abbona and Valentina
Abbona, Marchesi di Barolo; and Richard Cacciato
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Laurent de la Gatinais and Martin Sinkoff, Frederick Wildman
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