Cabernet Franc Conference and Tasting Event

When: 17-19 November 2016
Where: Hungary, Villany

Thursday 17 November 2016

19.00 Welcome dinner for the invited presenters, with the participation of Villány winemakers.

franc-franc-villany-invites-loireFriday 18 November 2016 –  Conference day
From 9.00 Registration
Coffee 10.00
10.15 Welcome speech
10.30 Introductory presentation: László Romsics: Cabernet Franc, Villányi Franc
11.30 Master course: Elizabeth Gabay and András Horkay: Positioning the Villány Franc on the world market (with the tasting of 12 wines)
13.00 Lunch break (Bock Pince Restaurant)
14.00 Master course: Caroline Gilby and Sasa Spriranec: New Europe: Cabernet Francs of Central and Eastern Europe (Turkey Chamlija, Bulgaria Edurado Miroglio and Bratanovi, Croatia Degrassi, Slovenia Reya, Romania Balla Géza)
15.30 Master course: (the presenter is not yet finally selected): Friuli Grave Doc and the place of Cabernet Franc on the Italian market (with the tasting of 6 wines)
16.30 Coffee break
16.45 Round table: The opportunities of Cabernet Franc and the Villány Franc (Experiences and Vision)
18.00 Closing of the conference
19.00 Gala dinner

Saturday 19 November 2016
Public tasting event
9.00 Registration
10.00 Opening ceremony

Participants (approx. 250 persons) visit 45 wineries in 5 buses, where 3-4 wineries from Villány and abroad present their Cabernet Franc wines.
18.00 Closing of the programme
19.00 Closing dinner

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