„Their work is masterly and it is a great example for the new generations: rediscovering the ancient tradition of the manual pruning of the grapes, respecting natural balances, researching the absolute quality, challenging the future without forgetting the best part of the past. In this way they have preserved and innovated grape pruning, an excellence that had been lost. An extraordinary intuition that has brought them to be the reference persons of the most prestigious winemakers in the world“.
The Jury of the Nonino Prize, presided by V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Laureate for Literature 2001, and composed by Adonis, John Banville, Ulderico Bernardi, Peter Brook, Luca Cendali, Antonio R. Damasio, Fabiola Gianotti, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, James Lovelock, Claudio Magris, Norman Manea, Edgar Morin and Ermanno Olmi has awarded the Nonino Prizes Forty-First year as follows:
Nonino Risit d’Aur Prize – Gold Vine Shoot 2016
SIMONIT&SIRCH PREPARATORI D’UVA
Nonino International Prize 2016
Nonino Prize 2016
NATI PER LEGGERE
Nonino Prize 2016 ‘Master of our time’