The Amazing Italian Wine Journey

Experience fine Italian wines with Filippo Bartolotta's American Road Show

For 40 days the team has crossed four states, created unforgettable events, has met wonderful people interested in art, culture, great wines and good food.
Loads of wonderful emotions and memories

 

Join the Journey!

21438

Miles

1200

Wine lovers Meet

600

Bottles Uncorked

Filippo Bartolotta, inspiring wine expert, educator and author, and cofounder of the luxury travel company Le Baccanti, is on a mission! He is off to the USA for an exhilarating tour with one clear objective in mind: to uncork the most outstanding fine Italian wines and take you on a journey through Italy without leaving the premises.


His unique methods and tasting style have earned him the unofficial title of “Sommelier of the Stars” as he introduces stars like Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson, Barack Obama and John Malkovich to the incredible world of Italian food and wine.


Calendar of events

The Late Show with Steven Colbert

From an evening that was to take place in the theater foyer, we were able to turn it in our favor with a “coupe de teatre”: the organization has
welcomed our invitation to FIlippo on stage and all the guests seated with a glass in hand.
Filippo conducted a 45 'tasting with Stephen Colbert presenting all 9 wines in front of a packed theater. The evening is gone
continue with tastings and a four-hour buffet dinner with guests moving between the theater and the foyer while Filippo, Elena and the team
of sommeliers welcomed guests on stage and Chef Berlendis taught them how to make pasta. The mysterious wine game has helped to keep
the atmosphere full of energy and at the end Colbert and Bartolotta took up the word again in front of the theater for the awards ceremony.
A truly magical evening in which the protagonists of Broadway were Italian wines!

Jessica Alba’s home, Los Angeles

The Amazing Italian Wine Journey by Jessica Alba and Friends presented by Filippo Bartolotta in the actress's home in Beverly Hills.
Even in this case we would never have imagined that the evening would have taken such an intense cut with these guests with whom often wine remains a secondary factor. This is not the case with the Amazing Italian Wine Journey where the quality of the wines, the winning format of the event (tested for more than 20 years in 2019)  and Filippo’s enthralling energy always prevail and guests remain 101% involved in entertainment tasting, playing and learning at the same time. To be welcome by wonderful Jessica was a real pleasure!

Trustees Dining Room Metropolitan Museum NY

The Italian Amazing Wine Journey arrives at the Metropolitan Museum in New York presenting a dinner with great Italian flavors prepared by MaMa Florence’s resident Chef Michele Berlendis pared with the 9 wines that from Etna Mountain in Sicily to one of the Northern most wine regions of Italy Franciacorta. The dinner went sold out, doubling the average number of participants in similar events. The Museum's Trustee Members, wine and art collectors participated with curiosity and enthusiasm. The wines have been appreciated and many of the participants have expressed their intention to come to Italy and drink them locally. During the evening the challenge was very livelly, the winning team composed won a cooking class at MaMa Florence and the most lucky at the table won a 2-night stay at the Roccoforte Hotel ***** , our partner in Florence.

The Morning Show NBC Rockefeller Center

Filippo visits the world-famous Morning Show with Katie Lee & Hoda, bringing the wines of the Road Show to the show for greeting his friends Kathy Lee and Hoda.

Four Seasons Florence

The journey began with Forbes LIVE event at the Four Seasons in Florence with over 300 guests!

Di che vino sei Presentation

Guests had the chance to taste their wine archetype and the nine fine Italian wine taking part in the Road Show.

Private events NY

Four-course dinner prepared by Chef Michele Berlendis pared with the Amazing nine labels for some of the most important USA surgeons

BAY COLONY GOLF CLUB, Naples Florida

The evening went sold out and saw the participation of the most important members of the Golf Club. Filippo presented all 9 wines giving life to a Challenge to the mysterious wines during a fantastic gala dinner.

Private events California

Four-course dinner in a famous Italian restaurant for wine collector based in Carmel by the sea, maybe the most beautiful golf club in the world. The nine labels of the evening were appreciated by an attentive and passionate audience

Private Home Beverly Hills

A select group of lawyers and Hollywood professionals were housed in a beautiful Beverly Hills mansion to celebrate Thanksgiving in a match with our wines!

Press Event Eataly - New York

A perfect Manhattan evening with skyscraper in the background and New York’s most important journelists! Filippo Bartolotta led a brilliant presentation of the 9 wines in an intimate tasting sessions and one-to-one conversation with the guests. Wines were pared with an amazing seasonal menù designed for the evening by MaMa Florence Chef Michele Berlendis. The venue was just perfect, the new Eataly downtown a real foodies paradise.

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