5StarWines – the Book, the first guidebook promoted by an international fair, was created with the aim of offering selected companies an effective promotional and marketing tool.
The Book recognizes and rewards the quality of wines and companies through the objective judgment of an international panel of experts.
Among these, Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, sommeliers of starred restaurants, journalists, oenologists, Italian Wine Experts and Ambassadors of the Vinitaly International Academy, with varied origins, specializations and backgrounds. The Book, published in print and digital format in English, is disseminated in Italy and abroad, on the occasion of the main trade fairs, B2B meetings, tastings and masterclasses geared towards professionals in the sector, guaranteeing selected companies access to key contacts and decision-makers:
10,000+ top buyers from the Vinitaly community
200+ selected journalists
300+ Wine Ambassadors of Vinitaly International Academy
100+ international judges
Wine Experts and key influencers across the world
5StarWines – the Book collates all the selected wines that receive a score equal to or greater than 90/100 during the three days of blind tasting by the Panels of jurors. Within the Book, a page is dedicated to each selected wine complete with photos, information about the winery, 5StarWines / Wine Without Walls score and tasting notes in English written by the panel.
A special section of the Book is dedicated to Wine Without Walls, the selection of certified organic or biodynamic wines.