25 June, 2014
Franciacorta, Italy’s finest sparkling wine, joins as an Official Sponsor of Nolcha Fashion Week: New York Spring/Summer 2015, which runs September 4th – 8th, 2014.
Franciacorta is the first Italian wine produced exclusively by the traditional method of re-fermentation in the same bottle, and the first to obtain Italy’s highest appellation award of DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita).
“Franciacorta sparkling wines, with their elegance and top quality, have a natural affinity with high fashion, and we are thrilled to be a part of Nolcha during New York Fashion Week.” Maurizio Zanella, President of Consorzio Franciacorta.
Franciacorta comes in many styles, from fruity rosé to brut to vintage with lots of complex flavors from extra aging, as well as a style unique to Franciacorta, Satèn, which means silky and is made from all white grapes with a hint less bubbles than the brut style.
Guests will be able to enjoy Franciacorta throughout Nolcha Fashion Week: New York at the runway shows held at Pier 59th showcasing independent fashion designers from around the globe as well as various other events throughout the schedule.
Arthur Mandel, Nolcha Fashion Week Co-Founder comments: “As we expand our partnerships with international brands, we welcome Franciacorta as the Official Sparkling Wine of Nolcha Fashion Week: New York. Franciacorta aligns well with our roster of high fashion independent designers and serves sought after industry attendees a taste of Italian quality.”
This season’s events will run September 4th – 8th, 2014, including individual and collective runway shows, an exclusive bloggers brunch, fashion lounge, networking events and an official fashion week closing party.
For more information, visit: www.nolchafashionweek.com.
About Consorzio Franciacorta
The Consorzio per la Tutela del Franciacorta, founded on 5 March 1990, is the body that guarantees the Franciacorta production code, the world’s most rigorous regulations for wine made according to the classic method. The Consorzio’s activities include monitoring production, protecting and enhancing the denomination, and promoting the wines and their growing area. The Consorzio comprises 111 producers and is directed by Maurizio Zanella. The wine label bears only the term Franciacorta: a single word that indicates the wine, the production method, and the growing area.
About Nolcha Fashion Week: New York
Nolcha Fashion Week is a leading award winning event for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers. Over the past six years Nolcha Fashion Week has established itself as a platform of discovery promoting innovative fashion designers through runway shows and exhibition during New York Fashion Week. The event is an officially recognized New York Fashion Week platform by New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their business. The successful showcase consistently receives positive media coverage which has included: Forbes, Bravo TV, WWD, BBC, NBC, MTV, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Lucky, Financial Times, and many others.
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