Imagine: you, in Tuscany, surrounded by hectare after hectare of olive trees and wine grapes, sipping on one of the over 30 DOC and half a dozen DOCG wines from the region. This Fall and for, drumroll please … free.
Online and print foodie magazine, Relish.com, and DaVinci Wine, have partnered to offer a fantastic opportunity for four special storytellers in Tuscany, Italy, this September, 2014. The DaVinci Storyteller Experience takes place in the heart of the famous Tuscan wine region in the town of Vinci (home of the eponymous DaVinci wines), and offers a week of world-class education, exploration, entertainment and experiencing the Chianti harvest. After their week in the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, Storytellers have until the beginning of November to use their creative talents to share their stories about the people and places behind DaVinci wine on Relish.com and DaVinci’s Facebook Page.
Wine bloggers are prime storytellers and this opportunity begs for you, steadfast communicators of the world of wine, to submit your applications. Photographers, videographers, and artists are also encouraged to apply.
A total of 12 finalists will be selected and voted upon by DaVinci Facebook fans to determine the final four. There are three areas of criteria that applicants will be scored on: Social Media Influence, Personal Pitch, and Samples of Work. Each portion of the application will be judged equally on creativity, originality, and appropriateness of theme
The Storytellers that are chosen to visit historic Vinci will have a chance to help tell the story of Tuscany, the birthplace of Chianti, and all the other fantastic wines produced in this region. Airfare, lodging, all meals, transportation, and excursions are paid for in full.
Get your blog hats on! Time to submit for this amazing storytelling opportunity. Applications are being accepted through May 31, 2014 at http://bit.ly/QYQJrs.