Champions of “l’art de vivre” or the “art of living”, the Villa d’Este, the World Wine Symposium’s home thru 2017, is the ideal setting for such an event. It’s extraordinary location on the shores of Lake Como, in one of the most beautiful districts of Italy, make it a truly incredible place to spend a few days discussing and defending the very product that drives our industry.
The Villa d’Este was built in 1568 as the summer residence of Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio. The property comprises 25 acres of gardens, whose statues and landscape have been photographed for centuries.
The favourite playground of an Empress, an English queen and aristocrats, it was transformed into a luxury hotel in 1873.
Continuously renovated and updated, without sacrificing any of its old-world charm, Villa d’Este today offers 152 rooms, all different in decor but linked by the superior standards of hospitality that you expect from one of Europe’s truly legendary resorts.
For more information on the Villa d’Este please visit http://www.villadeste.com/