May 18-20, 2018
From Friday May 18th through Sunday May 20th Marriott Hotels in Costa Smeralda host the 10th edition of Porto Cervo Wine & Food Festival, exclusive event dedicated to the excellence of Sardinian and Italian wine and food: a unique journey through wine experts and food specialists.
World-famous and small high-quality producers will gather at the Cervo Conference Center to show their products to experts and tourists lucky enough to visit Costa Smeralda in May, a period when this lush heaven offers unforgettable experiences. During the whole weekend, tastings will be combined with a rich program of meetings, book launches, masterclasses and gourmet dinners.
Friday 18 May
03:00 -07:00 PM
“Sardinia: the island of cheese” with:
Alberto Marcomini, cheese specialist, reporter and cheese-making events planner;
Luciano Sogos, expert of cheese, founder of MAC Formaggi and pioneer of making cheese with beer;
Salvatore Palitta, head of Consorzio del pecorino romano;
Gilberto Arru, reporter and expert of Sardinian food and wine.
“The booming of ethnic cuisines with focus on Peruvian cuisine” with:
Chef Kumalè – Vittorio Castellani, food and wine reporter specialized in “cuisines of the world”;
Rafael Rodriguez, ‘’Best Peruvian chef in Italy’’ Miradas award 2017 winner and chef of NUNA, new-opening restaurant in Porto Cervo.
Saturday 19 May
11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
“Wine as element of destination Marketing” with:
Antonio Paolini, food and wine reporter and guide editor;
Massimo Ruggero, Cantine Siddura CEO;
Tino Demuro, founder of Cantine Surrau.
Book launch: “Il mio cioccolato” (Giunti) by pastry chef Guido Castagna, consultant at various TV shows (Eat Parade and Prova del cuoco).
Tasting of chocolate by Guido Castagna and Manuel Arcadu, Executive Pastry chef of Marriott Costa Smeralda.
Sunday 20 May
11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Show Cooking by Fabrizio Nonis, food and wine reporter, expert of meats and TV show host.
“Italian beer: global, local or craft?” with:
Paolo Lai, founder of Birrificio 4mori.
03:00 - 06:00 PM
Exhibition of Great Master of Restaurant Service A.M.I.R.A.
Presentation of the book “Pizza fritta” (Guido Tommasi Editore) by Enzo Coccia, Master of Pizza.