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GAJA 2018 Ambassador Trip Italy Photos

Day 1: First day of the GAJA 2018 Ambassador Trip! The group arrives in Lucca and spends the day at hotel. At night, they have their first group dinner and attend the Lenny Kravitz concert in Piazza Napoleone.

 

 

Day 2: The group departs Lucca and heads to Montalcino! In the morning, they have their first estate tour and tasting at Pieve Santa Restituta, followed by lunch. After, they visited the Chironi family’s farm, Fior di Montalcino,  for a tour and cheese tasting.

 

Day 3: On the third day of the trip. the Ambassadors head to Ca’Marcanda Winery in Bolgheri. They had the opportunity to taste through all Ca’Marcanda 2017 varietals (all unfinished wines), each displaying different soil types and/or fermentation differences. After the tasting they had lunch at La Pineta and headed to Piedmont in the early evening.

 

 

Day 4: On the last full day of the trip, the Ambassadors begin their morning with a Vespa tour. After, they had to GAJA Winery for their last estate tasting and tour. Followed by lunch at Campamac and a terrace dinner at Boscareto Resort.

 

 

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(Left to right): Michele Zuckerman, Gaia Gaja, Blake Cooper, Stu Roy, Josh Mix, Franco Balzano and Sam Heider