From October 31 to November 3 the twelfth edition of ISCHIA VINTAGE will be held at L'Albergo della Regina Isabella. This annual event is dedicated to lovers of good food and good wine and, even more, to all lovers of beauty, not just because the location is an excuse to spend one last weekend at the beach, but also it is a must for those who love the good things in life.
Conceived in 2002 by the family’s friend Gaddo della Gherardesca , famously recognized as purveyor of elegance and sobriety, this event is not only for tasting wine like other wine festivals, but offers a unique opportunity to leran about and become familiar with the great Italian and international wine producers . Over the years, a parade of stars has passed through the wine scene at the Regina Isabella, characters that have made Italy famousin the world, including: Ferdinando Frescobaldi, Filippo Mazzei, Alessio Planeta, José Rallo and Lucio Tasca D' Almerita's, just to name a few.
Unique wines are a result of history, tradition and the passion of families united by the call of the land. These wine have been chosen to accompany the always changing and sophisticated menu of the two chefs of the Regina Isabella, Luigi Castagna Executive chef of the restaurant Regina Isabella and Pasquale Palamaro, chef of the Michelin star Indaco, a small gourmet restaurant inside the hotel.
As usual, guests of the hotel during this last weekend of the season, can partake in guided tours with Ian to the beautiful island wineries to learn about the properties and taste wines, which are excellent examples of the extreme viticulture.
In addition the Spa of the Regina Isabella offers cures and treatments using creams, balms and oils rich in resveratrol, a phenol flavoide not present in grape skin, for a full immersion in the soothing and centuries-old world of wine.