The following press communication was posted yesterday at the site of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino.
Donatella Cinelli Colombini, Marco Cortonesi and Giancarlo Pacenti are the three Vice Presidents.
Montalcino (Si), June 3, 2010 – Cavaliere del Lavoro (Knight of Labor) Ezio Rivella, born in Asti, 77 years old, has been elected President of Consorzio Vino Brunello di Montalcino, by the new board. He replaces the outgoing Presidente Patrizio Cencioni.
Cavaliere del Lavoro (Knight of Labour) since 1985, President of National DOC Wines Committee, President of the Italian and International Union of Oenologists, as well as Vice president of the International Office de la Vigne et du Vin of Paris. Nowdays he is producer in Montalcino where he is President of the Winery Pian di Rota.
“We must all work together, and replace Montalcino at the top of Italian winegrowing – said Ezio Rivella, new President of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino – I will work for everyone, and I will be everybody’s President.”
The Board of Directors of Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino has also elected the three Vice presidents: Donatella Cinelli Colombini, Marco Cortonesi and Giancarlo Pacenti