Sicilian Festival Of Wine

A 3-day celebration showcasing the best of Italian wine

Ocean View Terraces For Events, Hotel Villa Diodoro, Prestigious Venues


Hotel Villa Diodoro

Event Summary


A 3 day event celebrating the excellence of Italian wine. The program featured guided wine tasting by experts, Michelin star cooking masterclasses and a celebratory gala dinner on the final night. 150 of the best Italian wine producers exhibited their top products to selected VIP guests and F&B journalists.

Banco DAssaggio, Wine Event, Hotel Villa Diodoro, Best Events, Prestigious Star Awards 2019


  • To showcase a variety of fine Italian wines to industry experts and F&B journalists


  • 3 exciting days featuring cooking masterclasses, guided wine tastings and a celebratory gala dinner


  • 2,000 visitors, 650 Italian wine labels, 70 F&B Journalists, National Media coverage, Top "Made in Italy" Brands and the presence of Top Italian Wine and Food producers

"Top 'Made in Italy' Brands and the presence of  Top Italian Wine and Food producers made the event unique and gave prestige and visibility to our Venue" 

Patrizia Costa, Senior Sales Manager, Gais Hotels Group Taormina

Hotel Villa Diodoro, Thumbail, Prestigious Venues
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Hotel Villa Diodoro is an incredible venue, located on Taormina's cliffside. Diodoro has commanding views of the Ionian sea, just a few steps from the heavenly town of Taormina, in Sicily. This venue offers majestic event spaces for conferences, meetings, networking and corporate events. Hotel Villa Diodoro's event spaces are also perfect for grand weddings and gala dinners. The Diodoro estate, part of Gais Hotels has its very own vineyard 'Tenuta winery' located a few miles away at the base of Mount Etna. In partnership with the spectacular Il Picciolo Golf Club, the estate offers an 18-hole golf course set on top of a volcanic rock, only minutes from Tenuta winery. For events on the beach, you can request the beach terraces of Diodoro's sister hotel, Caparena. In brief, the Diodoro and its vast estate offers a unique world of its own for extraordinary occasions.

A 3-day celebration showcasing the best of Italian wine

Premio Sesterzio Special Event

Exclusive awards ceremony and reception.

Premio Sesterzio, Grand Melia, Prestigious Venues


Gran Meliá Rome Villa Agrippina

Key Facts


  • 150 guests from the international film and entertainment industry.
  • Exclusive and tailor made reception in different outlets.
  • Oscar winner Director Paolo Sorrentino, received his first award during the event.

Creative Platform, Grand Melia, Prestigious Venues


  • Deliver an excellent event in a fantastic location, with great people
  • Achieve the highest levels of service
  • Deliver to an international standard


  • A charming resort venue with historic buildings, extensive private gardens & outdoor spaces
  • An oasis of glamour, elegance and history in the heart of Rome
  • A variety of event spaces with natural day light
  • Haute cuisine by the acclaimed Michelin-starred chef Alfonso Iaccarino


  • Unique setting and atmosphere 
  • An unforgettable experience for guests
  • An emotional journey and an unparalleled hospitality experience 


"Achieve the highest levels of service" 

Romina Lupattelli, Senior Sales Manager,
Gran Meliá Rome Villa Agrippina

Romina Lupatelli, Prestigious Star Awards 2015



Gran Meliá Rome Villa Agrippina, the masterpiece of the Gran Meliá brand, is enveloped by the legends of ancient Rome and the spectacular scenery of the historical Villa Agrippina, which once belonged to the Roman empress, mother of the Emperor Nero. Its rich history blends seamlessly with elegant interiors which masterfully balance traditional luxury with a sophisticated avant garde flair.

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Melia International

The Gran Meliá Rome Hotel is located a stones throw from the Vatican City in Rome

BOEING Airlines Launch

Launch of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner and B737 twin-jet airliner.

Events at Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa, Prestigious Venues


Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa

Key Facts


  • Launch of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner and B737 twin-jet airliner.
  • More then 70 guests from the US and from the world’s top aviation corporations.
  • Unique Gala Dinner with entertainment and special activities.

Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA, Prestigious Venues


  • Provide the perfect location for an important international event
  • Deliver excellent service, product value and versatility
  • Offer an event with the “wow” factor in the stunning environment of the Sicilian Baroque Area – UNESCO World Heritage


  • Two-day golf tournament at the ‘Darren Clarke Centre of Excellence’ 
  • Exclusive  and sophisticated dining experiences in the Carrubo Terrace restaurant
  • Private Jet arrivals at Comiso International Airport, 15 minutes from the Resort
  • Historic and luxurious settings with spacious accommodations and a variety of event spaces


  • Generated international media coverage
  • Excellent feedback, an unforgettable experience for guests & potential future bookings
  • Maximum privacy with top level service


"Maximum privacy with top level service"

Mr Bruno Petruzzo, President,
Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa

Bruno Petruzzo, President, Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa, Prestigious Star Awards 2015

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The luxury five-star Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa promises an unforgettable experience in one of the most enchanting parts of Sicily. For both private and corporate events, the resort’s state-of-the-art design, sophisticated décor and prestigious style make the perfect venue for an array of events that are authentic, innovative and luxurious.

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A luxury resort venue with delightful charm in the heart of unforgettable Sicily

VIP 40th Birthday Weekend

A sophisticated dining experience created by a 3 Michelin Starred chef.

Events At Albergo Villa Casanova, Creative Platform Presentation


Albergo Villa Casanova

Key Facts


  • Cristal Champagne Reception on the hotel lawns.
  • 40 Guests enjoyed a 5 Course al fresco dinner with matching wines.
  • The band, flown out from London, inspired dancing by the pool, till late.

VIP 40th Birthday Party, Albergo Villa Casanova, Creative Platform Presentation


  • Celebrate in a beautiful setting
  • Host friends and family from all over the world
  • Indulge in local Tuscan specialities


  • An exclusive and completely private event
  • Sophisticated dining experience created by a 3 Michelin Starred chef
  • World-class event in a variety of settings


  • A birthday party to remember!
  • One very happy host and 40 delighted guests


"World-class event in a variety of settings"

Marianne Ismail, Owner,
Albergo Villa Casanova

Marianne Ismail, Albergo Villa Casanova, The Creative Platform, Prestigious Star Awards 2014

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Albergo Villa Casanova is a beautiful Tuscan farmhouse set in 360 acres of private woodland and rolling hills. Luxurious and completely private, this luxury retreat is ideal for an exclusive wedding or corporate event.


A luxurious villa for weddings and events in Tuscany