Maremma, Montecucco and Morellino di Scansano invite sector operators to the tasting of over three hundred labels to tell all the facets of this extraordinary territory
Grosseto, March 2022_ The third edition of “mareMMMa, the Nature of wine”, a unique event with the largest selection of Maremma wines, is scheduled for April 4 in the central hall of the Granaio Lorenese di Spergolaia in Alberese in the province of Grosseto .
After the success of the first two editions, the Maremma Toscana, Montecucco and Morellino di Scansano appellations will tell professionals in the sector with more than three hundred labels from around eighty companies. The respective Protection Consortia have worked in synergy to organize this appointment dedicated to operators who will have the opportunity to taste all the types of wines of the Denominations where Nature “is still the master” and which is characterized by very different territories and climates. which deeply affect the characteristics of the rich and varied range of wines on offer. Sommeliers, restaurateurs, distributors and wine merchants will have access – by invitation – to the great tasting of reds, whites and rosés, emblems of the best production in this area.
“By popular demand we decided to tell once again, all together, the incredible facets of this special place, where the vine has been cultivated for centuries and where sustainability is an almost spontaneous approach since Nature and its rhythms are uncontaminated here. for the non-existence of the industry “, explains Francesco Mazzei, President of the Consortium for the Protection of Wines of the Tuscan Maremma, who adds:” Autochthonous vines and international varieties here stand side by side on a territory with very different climatic, pedological and morphological characteristics, proposing a The extraordinarily varied wine offer and events like this are important precisely to bring the wine sector closer and closer, especially those looking for something different; as regards our denomination, alongside the Rosso type, Vermentino and Ciliegiolo are increasingly affirming, both autochthonous with great personality ”
“Montecucco is a DO in constant growth” says Giovan Battista Basile, at the helm of the Consorzio di Tutela “already in the first two months of 2022, also in the wake of the long-awaited recovery, both exports and the domestic market have given signs very encouraging. We are talking about a reality that in 25 years has been able to create recognition and space among the most important denominations of the Tuscan wine scene. Today we have 68 members, most of which are represented by small or medium-sized family-run companies that over the years have been able to interpret the peculiar identity of our territory, always paying great attention to the issue of sustainability – linked to environmentally friendly practices, with 85% of the certified organic production – and respect for biodiversity, which still reigns supreme among vineyards, woods, arable land and olive trees. We are happy to finally return to MareMMMa, to convey the intrinsic values that distinguish us to operators in the sector, especially local ones who should be our first supporters “.
“With the new edition in the presence of” mareMMMa, the Nature of wine “, we return to meet operators in the sector, press and enthusiasts of the territory”, anticipates Bernardo Guicciardini Calamai, president of the Consorzio del Morellino di Scansano DOCG. “The Alberese event will be an opportunity to taste our wines and discuss future projects and activities. In recent years we have worked to give centrality to our denomination in the promotion of the territory, especially in the development of a integrated wine tourism offer to affirm the Morellino area as a tourist destination. The Visitmorellino.com portal and Morellino Green, an electric mobility project, are two examples of the Consortium’s commitment and attention to sustainable development, in line with the needs tourism attentive to the environment and the peculiarities that our territory can offer. With the relaxation of restrictions – concludes Bernardo Guicciardini Calamai – the Morellino area becomes a natural response to the demand of enthusiasts for a proposal on a human scale and respectful of the environment “.