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Taste of Italy

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Italian Wines were the big draw last week at Taste of Italy’s Tre Bicchieri Wine Tasting.

The enthusiastic and good looking crowd savoured the 100+ wines with the coveted Tre Bicchieri award from Gambero Rosso, Italy’s most influential wine guide.  The night was presented by  Gambero Rosso and Liberty Group in support of the Humber River Hospital Foundation.

Big thanks to the Consulate General of Italy in Toronto and the Italian Trade Agency for their support.

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L to R:  Managing Director of Gambero Rosso, Luigi Salerno; Humber River Hospital Foundation President & CEO, Heather Hurst; Liberty Entertainment Group President & CEO, Nick Di Donato; and Consul General of Italy in Toronto, Giuseppe Pastorelli and Lilla Pastorelli.

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Creative Director of Italian Contemporary Film Festival, Cristiano Di Florentiis (right) hosts guests at Best of Italy
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Featured wines.

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Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli (above) raises a glass to thank everyone for attending this inaugural BEST OF ITALY event!  Salute

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Major League Soccer MVP and Toronto FC superstar Sebastien Giovinco addresses the guests in Italian.

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And of course fine Italian cuisine served up by Cibo Wine Bar.