Event > Art in the historical winery Albino Piona. Guest Artist Photographer Alberto Rizzini. Topic: NATURE

ART IN THE HISTORICAL WINERY ALBINO PIONA. GUEST ARTIST PHOTOGRAPHER ALBERTO RIZZINI. TOPIC: NATURE A unique experience combining art and wine tasting, surrounded by the beautiful hills of Custoza, a few kilometers from Garda Lake. 6th EDITION - ART IN THE WINERY 2015
Every year, the Albino Piona winery hosts ”Art in the Winery”. This cultural event is following an annual program, and it’s organized in conjunction with important events of the area, including Vinitaly, Mille Miglia, and Marmomacc, these are all trade shows of great international importance.
Every exposition within “Art in the Winery” lasts about a month. In the opening days of each exhibition, the exhibiting artists will be present in the temporary art gallery during visiting hours. Admission is free, and the gallery is open from Monday to Saturday, 8:30am – 12:30pm; 2:30pm – 6:30pm (winery opening hours).
Artists are selected according to their art pieces and their relevance to the theme chosen for the edition of “Art in the winery”.
2015 will be full of new innovations, with the upcoming EXPO 2015 entitled “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, containing issues of current importance concerning nutrition and insufficient land resources.
Hence these arguments are what has inspired the Albino Piona Winery to create this year’s 6th Edition artistic calendar of “Art in the Winery”.
From April to October the temporary art gallery will host the art collections of Roberto Bravi, Giovanni Cavassori, Ermanno Leso, Sergio Piccoli and Monica Piona and Alberto RIzzini.
During the inauguration of each exhibition the artist will present their artwork while the Albino Piona Winery offers Custoza and Bardolino DOC wines, sparkling Estro di Piona Blanc and Rosé, Verde Piona amongst other Piona wines.
Wine tastings and tours at the Albino Piona Winery are welcomed throughout the whole year; it is an opportunity to learn about the local food, wine and peculiarities of the Custoza DOC wine region.
Cultural festival supported by Provincia di Verona and Comune di Sommacampagna.

 Details about “Art in the Winery 2015” will be available on the Winery website www.albinopiona.it


October: an event dedicated to NATURE. Opening 17th of October 2015 with a chance to meet the artist.
Exhibition of two artworks about nature, olive trees from Garda Lake, between Garda, Pai and Brenzone areas and the flow of Giazza creek.
During opening day it will be possible to visit the Winery and learn about all the phases of wine production, from grapevine cultivation to grape harvest, then pressing and finally bottling.

Alberto Rizzini works and takes pictures in Monteforte d’Alpone (VR). He has won many photo contests, and has photographed for various books and catalogs. He also exhibited at an anthological show at the “Spazio Arte Pisanello” in Verona, displaying two artworks about nature: olive trees from Lake Garda, between the Garda, Pai and Brenzone areas and the flow of the creek Giazza.
He took black and white pictures of trees with the infrared procedure to highlight the dark structure of the log and of the branches in contrast with the white of the leaves and of the grass: these shapes, modelled by nature and by the man, are embedded in the rocks of the Mount Baldo, and strive towards the light. The water instead flows through the rocks creating dream images. The small stones become precious, and the bigger stones become spots of color. One loses the awareness of reality and enters a fantastic world where the eye loses the way.
Curator Laura Cicci Debiase.
  • Loc. Casa Palazzina di Prabiano, 2 Villafranca
    Villafranca di Verona (VR)


We are a historic Winery in Custoza, founded in 1893.We have been preserving, for four generations, the passion for the authentic taste of the wine, following it in each phase, from the vine production, to the sale.In the new headquarters, where we also organize art events, you are always welcome to discover our winery during a guided winery tour and to taste and find the right wines for all tastes.
Company Contacts
loc Casa Palazzina di Prabiano N 2
37069 - Villafranca di Verona (VR)
+39 045 516055 www.albinopiona.it
Further information
The origins of our Company date back to 1893, when the hilly land of Custoza gave us the idea to start a new exciting business adventure.
Thanks to the mild microclimate given by the lake and the chemical composition of the soil, we were able to increase the value of the millennial morainic hills, by cultivating the vines in order to produce wine.
We have therefore been preserving, for four generations, the passion for the authentic taste of the wine, following it in each phase, from the vine to the production, to the sale. We believe that our commitment and professionalism are the perfect match needed in order to achieve the high level of excellence, that we continuously aim to reach.
Thanks to the background inherited by our ancestors, we are able to handle the 77 hectares, family property, of vines and take care of the vine, of the wine-making and of the final product sales.
Tradition and innovation work well together, using modern technology that grant more and more improvements for the product quality and the respect of the environment.
We produce 500.000 bottles every year, divided in DOC, reserves, selections and sparkling wines.
We would be more than happy  to let you taste our wines at our winery.
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