Caviro – sponsor of CIBUSèITALIA

A wine that is good both for man and the environment : as part of a celebration of excellence in Italian food, Caviro, the leading wine group in the domestic wine market, share its approach to creating a quality offering by whilst maintaining sustainability, with visitors at Expo 2015.

Faenza – Caviro, the leading producer of Italian wines and pioneeering Agricultural Cooperative is present in the “CIBUSèITALIA” Federalimentare Pavilion, an area dedicated to the Italian food industry, at Expo 2015.

Throughout the event, the Caviro Group will highlight its unique traits with consumers: its heritage, expertise and technological innovations, as well as its sustainability initiatives. As part of its mission, Caviro focuses on accessing the full potential of its winemakers’ grapes by paying the utmost attention to quality whilst keeping environmental impact to a minimum.

“Our expertise, commitment to helping improve all aspects of the supply chain and – above all – our passion for winemaking, are what make our wines unique,” said Sergio Dagnino, CEO of Caviro Sca. “We are proud to be representing the wine industry as part of an event that showcases the leading players of the Italian agri-food industry to consumers. The central theme of Expo 2015, ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’, resonates deeply with us, and this is why we have decided to share Caviro’s story.” Thanks to an innovative edutainment path, which is organized by commodity, visitors are guided along the two exhibition floors of the pavilion towards the Made in Italy food zone, and towards Caviro, the only representative of the wine industry in an area dedicated to “Italian Drinking”. An information panel, equipped with a television broadcasting the most popular TV ads, will immerse visitors into the history of the Group and its brands, with a particular focus on the Company’s commitment to sustainability.

Attention to the environment is at the heart of Caviro’s wine production process and is inherent throughout the supply chain. This starts with the use of renewable sources to produce energy from waste products. Agro industrial by-products are re-used as raw materials for some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, food and beverage companies. Leaving behind the inner space of the pavilion, the guided path leads visitors into the hospitality area of the events terrace, where the focal point is the wine. Along with dishes prepared by The Gualtiero Marchesi Cooking Academy, visitors will be able to enjoy a selection of wines from the Caviro Group, the exclusive supplier to the lounge. With something to suit all tastes, the wines will include Cesari Soave Classico DOC, Leonardo Chianti DOCG, Romio Friuli DOC Grave Sauvignon Blanc, Romio Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG and Tavernello semi-sparkling Pignoletto DOC. With more than 200 events already planned throughout the six months of Expo, this elegant lounge on the top floor of the pavilion CIBUSèITALIA was conceived as an exclusive area for a professional audience. The pavilion is located in front of the East entrance of Expo, just a few meters from the taxis and shuttles parking area, in front of the Biodiversity park. For more information Sara Pascucci Public and Institutional Relations sara.pascucci@caviro.it 0546 629111 334 6386336

Caviro S.c.a. Caviro is an Agricultural Cooperative, the largest Italian wine supply chain. Its mission is to give the greatest possible value to the grapes of its own wine growers, who are all encouraged to produce different varieties that appeal to the global markets, whilst paying the utmost attention to quality and keeping environmental impact to a minimum. The Caviro Group’s strength: 12,000 wine growers from 8 regions, 36 cellars and 2 million hectoliters of bottled wine. The last few years have seen Caviro establish a portfolio of superpremium brands with wines from Veneto, Tuscany and Apulia – all considered to be the best ambassadors of Italy in the global markets. In addition to wine production, Caviro also comprises a Distillery Division, the market leader in Italy in alcohol with a 25% market share, and one of the global market leaders in natural tartaric acid. Caviro operates in 70 countries worldwide. For more information please visit: www.caviro.com

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