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Astoria sponsors the celebrations to mark 60 years of the Gruppo Torrefattori Triveneto di Caffè

In the fascinating background offered by one of the most enchanting Venetian villas, the seventeenth century compound of  Villa Foscarini Rossi in Stra, last Sunday, May 25th, they held a party to celebrate 60 years of the  regional coffeehouse group GTTC, il Gruppo Torrefattori Triveneto di Caffè. Astoria sponsored the event, joining its own prestige to that of the location, a historic summer residence of the noble Foscarini family designed by the famous architect  Vincenzo Scamozzi.

The event was inaugurated  with a boat cruise on the river Brenta to discover the series of noble villas ensconced along the river, with passages through the locks at Mira and Dolo. The day continued with a welcome by the President of the GTTC, Count Giorgio Caballini di Sassoferrato and appearances by several local dignitaries, including  Max Fabian, President of the Associazione Caffè Trieste, and Antonio Quarta, President of the  Associazione Italiana dei Torrefattori.

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An exceptional Rapallo at Caffè Pedrocchi

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Caffè Pedrocchi in Padua is an internationally famous and prestigious hangout for intellectuals, students and politicians. It also used to be known as the “cafe without doors” for being open day and night and hosting all manner of passing wayfarers, without exceptions. This unique location is synonymous to the essence of Padua highlife and a celebration of the quintessential nature of a cafe as a place to get together and as a cultural exchange. It was chosen by Torrefazione Caffè Vescovi – an Astoria client – to present  the restyling of the brand.

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