“Vermouth di Torino PGI: Protection of Tradition and Quality”

The Consortium of Vermouth di Torino, in collaboration with the Union of Vine and Wine
Jurists (UGIVI), OICCE and the Turin Academy of Agriculture. held an important international
conference at the Piedmont Regional Enoteca “Cavour”; in Grinzane, whose headquarters is
the historic castle that was owned by the Cavour family.
A very current topic was discussed: “Vermouth di Torino PGI: Protection of Tradition and
An intense day’s work presented the close connection that exists between the history and
tradition of Vermouth di Torino PGI and its specifications and the legal regulations that
protect its reputation by defending producers and consumers.

You can read a summary of the individual interventions, and request the text of the reports at
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Historical profile of the Vermouth of Turin

Giusi Mainardi

The Vermouth di Torino and its Production Specifications

Pierstefano Berta

The certification of Vermouth di Torino

Piero Porcu

Flavored wine products: the legal framework and The labeling of flavored wine products

Ermenegildo Mario Appiano

The complex definition of "origin": aromatized wines and geographical indications

Stefano Vergano 

Collective and certification brands: the activity of the Vermouth di Torino Consortium

Maria Cristina Baldini

The definition of aromas between legislation and jurisprudence

Maria Mirella de Martiis

The protection of secret ingredients in aromatized wines

Paolo Veronesi

The botanicals of Vermouth: characteristics and applicable regulations

Alberto Cugnetto

Vermouth botanicals

Maria Teresa Della Beffa

Approach to the formulation of an extract for Vermouth di Torino

Mauro Chiusano

“Botanicals” and Vermouth: the legislation regarding botanical species

Andrea Ferrari