From Bob Dylan to George Clooney…Le Marche are about to bloom!

All people from Le Marche remember the 2009 commercial that aimed at promoting our land in Italy and abroad as “Le Marche: an infinite discovery!” whose main character is the famous Hollywood actor Dustin Hoffman. (The original video is available: here)assapora

What many may not know is that the beauties of our land have found the way into the heart of the star, who later decided to buy a villa in the prestigious Barcaglione neighborhood, close to Falconara Marittima in the province of Ancona.

Dustin Hoffman in uno degli scatti della campagna pubblicitaria per la regione Marche

Dustin Hoffman for the commercial campaign of Le Marche region in 2009

Moreover, Hoffmann wears shoes made by craftsmen in Le Marche, which has a long tradition in shoe manufacture. And like him, many other VIPs or chiefs of state. From Silvester Stallone to George Bush, as well as George Clooney or Vladimir Putinthey all go crazy for the ‘Made in Le Marche’ shoes!

Panoramic view of the mansion "Fattoria Le Terrazze", with its cellar surrounded by the green of the beautiful hills in Numana

Panoramic view of the mansion “Fattoria Le Terrazze”, with its cellar surrounded by the green of the beautiful hills in Numana

Some years ago, even Bob Dylan fell in love with the local specialities of our region, to the point of asking to the wine farm “Fattoria Le Terrazze” in Numana to create a special red wine with his signature on the back bottle label.

"Planet Waves" 2004 wine with the signature of the singer Bon Dylan and made by the 'Fattoria Le Terrazze' vineyards

“Planet Waves” 2004 wine with the signature of the famous singer Bob Dylan and made by the ‘Fattoria Le Terrazze’ vineyards

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin toasted the UN General Assembly that was held last September 28, 2015 in New York with Le Marche sparkling wine named “Bolla Rosa” (aka:”Pink Bubbles”) made by the farm “Giovanni Giusti” in Montignano.brindisi obama e putin

The 'Bolla Rosa' sparkling wine from Montignano chooses for the toast between Obama and Putin The 'Bolla Rosa' sparkling wine from Montignano chooses for the toast between Obama and Putin

The ‘Bolla Rosa’ sparkling wine from Montignano, chosen for the toast between Obama and Putin

Even one of the greatest and most iconic rock bands ever, the Pink Floyd, on their latest album entitled “The Endless River” showed a picture of Le Marche map on the inside of the cover: what a great surprise! Their final album sold millions of copies and the old map of Le Marche has been seen worldwide. I dedicated a post to this news at the time, and you can find it here.the

In a nutshell, my dear friends…spring is coming and Le Marche is going to bloom!sunflowers-1091637_1920 (1)

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