Wine Enthusiast Magazine Awards Arnaldo-Capri Winery "European Winery of the Year 2012" - Page 2
For his determination in working to pioneer and produce excellent wines of unique character and depth, Marco Caprai and the Arnaldo-Caprai Winery have garnered multiple awards and global recognition. A few examples include Winery of the Year - Gambero Rosso Slow Food 2006, and Best Winery of 2011 from the Italian Sommelier Association (AIS). Their Sagrantino di Montefalco has won awards up to the present.
This year, the Arnaldo-Caprai Winery has been recognized by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, which is an industry leading publication founded in 1988 to bring consumers information about the world of wine through its reviews. The periodical, which has grown to become the world's largest and most respected magazine devoted to wine and spirits, gives out annual "Wine Star Awards." The magazine's editors honor the year's finest wineries and highlight the influential personalities who have contributed greatly to the world of wine, celebrating outstanding achievement both within that given year and over time.
Wine Enthusiast Founder, Chairman, Publisher and Editor Adam Strum explained the winery's selection, "The innovative Arnaldo-Caprai Winery has helped revive Umbria’s indigenous grapes, bringing the wine region into the international spotlight for its production of Sagrantino di Montefalco."
Upon receiving notification of the award, Caprai said, "The Sagrantino grape has been my lifelong passion. I have dedicated my life to making Sagrantino a grape known worldwide and this award is a terrific testament to that effort. We're honored to be chosen for such an important international award and to be in the company of some of the best wineries and wine personalities in the world."
Marco and the Arnaldo-Capri Winery are now the toast of the town in recognition of being awarded the Wine Enthusiast's European Winery of 2012. Tomorrow, January 22, 2013, there is a Marco Caprai Producer Dinner at L'Artusi. For tickets, click this link. Attendees will enjoy a lovely five course dinner with wine pairings. Marco is also being celebrated for his achievements by Roberto Paris and Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria in a private event the following week.
Can things get better than this? From what I have researched about this diligent, resourceful, innovative entrepreneur and fine wine artist, Marco Caprai, "we ain't seen nothing, yet!"