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It was an exceptional year of international press, media and social media coverage for The Love Italian Life Awards. This year the awards ceremony was hosted by Sky News regular Alison Comyn who presents their flagship programme Sunrise and the station’s world news service which airs to up to 100 million viewers worldwide.

The Social media follower reach of major national media & online publications who gave The Love Italian Life 2020 Awards press coverage in the UK, Ireland & Italy was 12.3 million people with an earned Social Media & Press Value of €421,865.

Here are some of the international press and social media highlights…

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Fine Dining Lovers is regarded as the leading fine dining publication in the world which is delivered by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna who are the main sponsor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants focusing on Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Fine Dining Lovers decided to publish this article on the winner of our Best Contemporary Restaurant in Italy 2019/2020 award (Bros’ in Puglia via an interview with Co-Owner Chefs Floriano Pellegrino and Isabella Potì) as well featuring all the other 2019/2020 winners.

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The Independent which is one of the most respected and widely circulated newspapers in the UK and Ireland did an article on our first ever official list of the 100 Best Italian restaurants in Europe 2019/2020 covering Italy, the UK and Ireland (View our YouTube video HERE).

The list included 88 Michelin starred restaurants across 19 regions in Italy as well as 6 Italian restaurants in London and 6 in Dublin.

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Other major national TV, newspaper and online press coverage came from RTE, Great British Chefs, Joe, Her, Herald, Evoke, Hospitality News and LovinDublin as well as various news articles across different Italian regions including Veneto, Trentino, Campania, Liguria, Abruzzo and Piemonte.

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Eleonora Cozzella is one of the leading columnists for the food gastronomy segment of one of Italy’s most circulated national newspapers (La Repubblica Sapori) and is a professional taster and inspector for the Guida ai Ristoranti d’Italia of L’Espresso. She is also the chairwoman of the Italian panel for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and has appeared on international TV programmes such as MasterChef

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Eleonora was one of the main judges at The Love Italian Life 2019/2020 Awards pre-ceremony award events and wrote this glowing article for La Repubblica about the 2 days of events that she attended. 



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