Francesco Sanapo’s second Italian coffee tour has started

Six stages from Florence to Naples for the owner of the Artisan Company, scattered with meetings, visits, tastings of the best specialties

Back in the saddle, around towns to talk about quality coffeeabout the origins and problems that coffee producers have experienced for years due to climate change. Francesco Sanapocoffee lover and owner of the Florentine brand Craft company, departs from Florence to reach Naples, destination for the second Italian coffee tourthat it last year he took him to Puglia in his hometown, Specchia.

Passing through Montalcino, Bolsena, Viterbo and Gaetaeach step includes a meeting with one outstanding characterfor enjoy a specialty coffee together made with his personal French press.

For the first time, these meetings are joined by two special events open to the public in two quality cafes:

  • Monday 1 August at 4.30 pm in Rome from Barnum – via del Pellegrino 87
  • Wednesday 3 August at 16.30 in Naples from Ventimeters (Baraward winner of Bargiornale 2018) – via Gian Lorenzo Bernini 64a.

As last year, Bargiornale is the media partner of the company that will talk about its own social, reflects the personal Sanapo: his profile is followed by many people from abroad. The occasion will therefore have the triple objective enhance the beauty of Italy, the professionalism of the characters of excellence operating in its territory, arriving at better cafeswhere you can taste the rarest and most exclusive coffees, to understand together which is which true excellence in the world of coffee.

where departure is set for Thursday 28 July at 18.00 from Piazza Sant’Ambrogio, in front of Carducci Artisan Company & Hario Cafè.

The first stop is in Montalcino on July 29 with a stop in Podere Le Ripito meet the winemaker Sebastian Nasellowho here conducts work linked to biodynamics which aims to revitalize everything that is in the environment where it is produced, to get a high-quality product, healthy and with a strong identity of origin, trying not to run out of resources – in this is the parallel between the wine’s and the world of coffee, in constant development and in search of sustainability.

Then back in the saddle to reach Bolsena, Viterbo (July 30)to meet the reporter Raffaella Galamini and talk about tourism in a food and wine key.

Two days in Rome, Sunday 31 July and Monday 1 Augustwith several stops in the capital, according to a route that is shared with Federico Pezzettawhich deals with communication and various projects in the food world, with Romedia Studio. With Sanapo, a long journey of collaboration, starting from the documentary Coffee. Italians do it better“”Coffee and Lucas”, and in paths where coffee becomes the protagonist in recipes such as a salty coffee pizza, coffee cruffin until the latest collaboration with Irene VolpeMasterchef finalist of the last edition, with which a journey on coffee began, for suggestions such as “ravioli with filter coffee broth”, a success.

Scene also to Manfredi housea stone’s throw from Circo Massimo which won Barawards 2020 with Bargiornale as the best patisserie in Italy; Mellini’s Pantry, with cuisine based on typical Roman dishes and a little more elaborate, led by chef Susanna Sipione and Andrea Annibaldi (Susanna was the main character in the first season of “4 Ristoranti”); Countless, ice cream shop that won the Tre Coni Gambero Rosso, with Marco Radicioni – an artist who has established himself with flavors based on extra virgin olive oil, spicy ketchup, chicken and paprika, salmon, up to the specialty cafe Barnum coffee. Here, it August 1 at 4:30 p.mthe first of the two is held Meet and greetwith tasting of exclusive coffees, where the expert will also be present Andrea Matarangolo.

The tour continues Gaeta on August 2nd and ending in Naples on August 3rd at specialty cafe Ventimetriquadriwhere the second Meet & Greet is held with other exclusive coffee varieties and a meeting place open to all.

In support of the meetings, the images of the documentary will roll The coffee huntera Sanapo project directed by Stefano Conca Bonizzoni and produced by SCBLab and Ditta Artigianale, aired on Sky – Gambero Rosso during the Christmas holidays, which tells the adventure in Uganda on the trail of the finest grainunder the motto “A good coffee must also be ethical. The images in the mini-series can help make the supply chain and the beauty hidden in every corner of the coffee world even better understood”.

Italian coffee tour has the patronage of The Milan Coffee Festival and the support of Confcomercio Florence, Fip, Best Water Technology (BWT) Italy, DM Italy, Urnex, Craft companyAnd Pee, company specializing in technical cycling clothing with an attractive design.

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