The Piedmont team will be back once more at Vinitaly, now in its 47th year, from April 7 to 10. The Piemonte Land of Perfection consortium will again be directing operations at the Unioncamere and Piedmont Regional Authority collective area, organizing 200 producers in Pavilion 9 (a total of Piedmontese 600 wineries will be represented). One of the most important of the many fringe initiatives will be Ristorante Piemonte, supervised by Davide Palluda, the young chef of the regional Enoteca in Roero di Canale, a stone’s throw from Alba (Cuneo), which has boasted a Michelin star since 2000. Meetings will include a conference dedicated to the writer Beppe Fenoglio in the 50th anniversary of his death and a national congress for the 50th anniversary of the DOC wine law (4pm, Sunday April 7Sala Salieri, Palaexpo Centrocongressi Europa). The Cangrande Grand Medal will be awarded to Barolo maker Domenico Clerico of Monforte d’Alba.