who I am
Filippo is an experienced professional taster with an extensive career marked by thousands of wine tastings. His enthusiasm to share his wealth of knowledge extends to both written and live video platforms. Filippo draws strength from his audience, reciprocating them with a wealth of experiences in the wine world and human history. The ability to convey detailed content in an accessible and engaging way is his main strength. He is able to make complex subjects easy to understand.
Reliability, creativity and a genuine passion for his work define Filippo’s approach, allowing him to connect with audiences worldwide. Beyond his expertise, Filippo’s technical know-how, adaptability and attentive listening skills play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between producers and consumers. He stands out as an exceptional representative for Italy on the global stage, contributing significantly to the appreciation and understanding of Italian wines.
His technical know-how, along with being flexible and a good listener, helps him play a crucial role in linking producers and consumers. With 25 years of experience in food&wine and luxury hospitality, Filippo is a great ambassador of Italian wine globally.
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Amante 1530 was conceived two years ago when Sting, Trudie Styler, Ana Rosenstein, Richard Kirshenbaum, and Barry Rosenstein gathered at their Il Palagio estate in Tuscany. Their vision was to create an innovative and modern bitter for shared enjoyment. Involving Len Tessler, Stuart Ellman, and Michael Kassan, they brought Amante 1530 to life, finalizing the […]
Absolutely thrilled to have delighted Steven’s guests with an incredible Italian Wine Journey! What a fantastic evening! And some years before… Can you notice the brushes in the background? We’ve just wrapped up a cooking class at my mom’s place, guided by her, a top-notch Sicilian chef with a 5-star touch!
They say Italians use gestures… I confirm! I need my whole body to narrate the fermentation of wine, the process of transforming sugars into alcohol, a natural process that has been happening for centuries and produces thousands of different wines! Jennifer and her guests, surrounded by a profusion of olive trees and the scents of […]