Famed Locarno, Discovering Ticino

Kartikeya Narayan Singh, Producer, Chauthi Koot; Nuno Correia Sommelier, in the vineyard of Fattoria Amoroso; Angelo Delea, owner Delea Wines with the first bottle produced in 1983; Diamante, the top wine from Delea cellars; View from an upper balcony at Fattoria Amoroso

The internationally renowned Locarno film festival has been showcasing unique films in an extraordinary Swiss setting since 1947, reports Renu Chahil-Graf who enjoys both the films and the wines of the region

On the shores of Lake Maggiore, from 3-13 August 2016 diverse screenings were held – with films from Afghanistan to Bhutan, Brazil to Bolivia,  Bulgaria to Denmark, Finland to France, Nepal to South Korea, Syria to Tunisia – and more… A special German retrospective this year, filled the cinemas for classics such as Fritz Lang’s,  « The Tiger from Eschnapur », set in India in 1959.  At the opening ceremony Bill Pullman received an excellence Award by Moët and Chandon at the gracious Piazza Grande.

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