Alessandro Torcoli is Regional Chair for Northern Italy (excluding Piedmont & Veneto) at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2018

Alessandro Torcoli

This year will see Alessandro Torcoli join the Regional Chair panel for the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018, as Regional Chair for Northern Italy.

Alessandro Torcoli is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Italian wine magazine Civilta del Bere. In his time as editor he has organised wine tastings and events around the world, including Vino Vip Cortina, the biannual summit of the best Italian wines

Torcoli has been writing about wine since 1998, studied public relations, and achieved the sommelier certificate from the Associazione Italiana Sommeliers. The recipient of many awards for his writing, Torcoli was awarded Best Young Italian Wine Journalist by the Comitato Grandi Cru d’Italia in 2009, and he appears regularly on TV as well as contributing to Italian newspapers.

He is a member of the Italian Academy of Vine & Wine and he is currently a second stage MW student. Last year he wrote the long-seller “Vinology, a visual guide to international wines” for the Italian publisher BUR-Rizzoli.

Follow Alessandro on Twitter @TorcoliWine