Food and Drink
DIAGEO – world leader in the production, marketing and distribution of spirits – operates in Italy through two companies: DIAGEO ITALIA SpA – Based in Turin – which deals with the marketing and distribution of the brands in the portfolio and DIAGEO OPERATIONS ITALY – based in Santa Vittoria d’Alba (province of Cuneo) – among the most important production centers in Europe. Overall DIAGEO employs more than 550 people in Italy. Diageo Italia S.p.A. The commercial and marketing organization of DIAGEO ITALIA SpA is responsible for marketing and distribution to Italian customers of international brands, mainly from Ireland, Venezuela, Mexico and Scotland. With sales of EUR 159 million (fiscal year ended 30.06.2013) and 112 employees, DIAGEO ITALIA is the second Italian player in the alcoholic beverage industry with a portfolio of over 50 brands, including BAILEYS and GORDON’S – respectively leaders in the market of creams and gin – PAMPERO and SMIRNOFF – at the top levels in the segments of rum and vodka – JOHNNIE WALKER, J & B and Classic Malts, among the best-selling whiskies. Diageo Operations Italy The production and packaging activities of DIAGEO in the historic factory of Santa Vittoria d’Alba (CN), inherit the centuries-old experience of master winemaker family Cinzano – which began production in 1757 – with the most modern production systems and bottling. With sales of € 228 million (fiscal year ended 30.06.2013), a product volume of 15.7 million boxes of 9 liters and 437 employees, DIAGEO OPERATIONS ITALY is today one of the largest bottling plants in Italy, and the most important production site of DIAGEO in Continental Europe.
Giannino dal 1899 has rightfully become part of the historic restaurants of Milan with over one hundred years of history.
Icon of the Milanese gastronomic catering, it was opened in 1899 by Giovanni Bindi. Inherited from his son Cesare, the Restaurant shortly became a meeting point for the international jet set.
The Restaurant has recently undergone an important renovation project that brought to life the elegance, almost aristocratic, of the past.
The Restaurant located in via Vittor Pisani, 6 in the heart of Milan, can accomodate up to 90 people divided into 4 different rooms, characterized by a classic as well as convivial design.
The ambience includes a Private Dining Room that can accomodate up to 10 guests.
Guests can also enjoy the American Bar, where it’s possible to choose from a collection of Italian and international spirits as well as tasting one of our Signature Cocktails, created by our Bar Manager.
Honoring the Italian and Milanese gastronomic tradition, the Grand Carte offers homemade pasta and desserts, where the Signature Dishes are the protagonists: revisited classic Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino with Raw Mazara Del Vallo Prawns and The Babà di Lasagne al Ragù Napoletano, a perfect fusion between the culture of South and North of Italy; while for the Signature Dessert impossible not to mention, Orange Cannoncini with Namelaka cream and raspberry sauce, are a Sicilian classic served with a japanese twist, creating a unique union of flavors.
BESANA IN BRIANZA (MB)
Biscaldi Luigi Import Export Srl is the Italian distributor of Tŷ Nant Natural Mineral Water. Tŷ Nant is recognised throughout the World as one of the ultimate stylish refreshments and it is one of the most internationally recognised Welsh brands. Sourced from the edge of the ancient Cambrian Mountains of Wales, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Tŷ Nant offers consumers the unique opportunity to sample one of nature’s most treasured products – natural mineral water. Tŷ Nant has been Official water supplier in partnership with world recognised Sports, Music, Arts and Fashion events including Louis Vuitton Sailing Cup, The Ryder Cup, Stella Artois Tennis Championships, London Fashion Week, The MOBO Awards and the Venice Biennale of the Arts. Tŷ Nant is also regularly placed on the sets of top-rating UK and US TV series and movies with sightings in Coronation Street, Doctors, Big Bang Theory, Frasier, Ugly Betty, Friends, Hollyoaks, Eastenders, Emmerdale, James Bond instalment ‘Die Another Day’, The Italian Job, Paddington Bear and Iron Man 2 and many others.”