Italy Wins Coveted “World’s Best Gelato” Prize


1,800 gelato-makers participated in the sweeping, three-year contest.

The following article, written by Andrea Smith, appears on LonelyPlanet.com

Italy has scooped the ‘world’s best gelato’ prize after a three-year worldwide contest

As if we needed any more excuses to go to Italy, it has now been voted home of the world’s best gelato. The finale of a three-year long mission to choose a winner from over 1,800 gelato-makers worldwide took place in the coastal Italian city of Rimini earlier this week, with Alessandro Crispini of Gelateria Crispini in the Umbrian town of Spoleto taking the top prize.

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