Palm Springs Life Festival announces In Vino Veritas in collaboration with Gambero Rosso, the leading guide to the best food and wines of Italy. www.gamberorosso.it Taking place at the Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, 2016, the once in a lifetime two day wine tasting and culinary event is being specially curated by Gambero Rosso. Guests will sample wines from 25-30 of the most distinguished Italian wineries and winemakers, who will be on-site to personally present their best wines.
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage executive Chef, Bruno Lopez will prepare a series of multicourse meals for exquisite wine parings that allow guests to experience the balanced, harmonious, complex, and complete range of wines served. Salvatore Ferragamo, grandson of the esteemed fashion designer, and co-founder of Ferragamo family winery, Il Borro, will host a Winemaker dinner on Saturday, April 23 featuring Il Borro’s most important wines and vintages; legendary wineries Antinori and Petrolo will host Winemakers’ lunches on the 23rd featuring top vintages of their award-winning Tignanello, Guado al Tasso and Galatrona wines.
“I am so excited to partner with Gambero Rosso and the Ritz Carlton to bring the best of the Italian winemaking tradition to the Coachella Valley,” said event producer Barrett Wissman. “Salvatore Ferragamo, Albiera Antinori and the Antinori family and Luca San Just, the proprietor of Petrolo, have been friends and colleagues for many years and we are very excited to be partnering with them again in our series of Winemakers’ lunches and dinners at the Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage.”
The event closes out the Palm Springs Life Festival, the premier cultural arts and lifestyle event in the Coachella Valley presented by Palm Springs Life Magazine and IMG Artists and produced by Barrett Wissman, the Chairman of IMG Artists. The events running from March 20, 2016-April 24, 2016 feature a stellar lineup of today’s top artists, fashion designers, and culinary superstars.