Casa Vinicola Zonin Wines at District 10!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The Travelling Gourmet TM carving up the Wagyu Beef with mio amico Executive Chef Luca Pezzera!

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The audacious and debonair Travelling Gourmet TM tries Zonin wines from sunny Italy in…

MUCH liked Italian restaurant in Suntec City called District 10…Delicious food and fine wines were the order of the evening! Wines from Zonin in the Veneto region of Italy were matched with yummie food! I helped Chef Luca who was born in Sicilia, with carving the Wagyu Beef. I made sure I cut an extra big slice for myself, wahaha!

My friends, the Zonin brothers, are not only very successful Winemakers, they are also Bankers in the Veneto region! I love to visit their winery and taste their wines. The last occasion was in April 2015 when I served as a Wine Judge in the 20th Concorso Enologico Internazionale Vinitaly, one of the wine world’s largest wine competitions. There are many statues outside the cellars, and one in particular always brings to mind a very hilarious true story. Some years ago when I was also a Wine Judge in the Concorso Enologico Internazionale, I was visiting Zonin when I noticed a journalist called Beatrice from Argentina in South America getting wine corks and…then putting them on top of the genitals of a handsome male statue in the garden. Then she started taking photos! My fellow Wine Judge from Tokyo Japan called Yoshi took photos of her taking photos of the statue with the corks. We laughed till our bellies ached!!!

 

To be continued…

 

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About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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