On Dec. 27, at 5 p.m., Las Vegas lands its very first Eataly, which not only plans to let customers taste 50 wines before they purchase one, but intends to stay open for 24 hours. Granted, the marketplace opening at the front of the Park MGM with two full-service restaurants, numerous quick-service restaurants, and several bars won’t entirely be op...

LLS (Leonardo LoCascio Selections), a member of The Winebow Group and America’s leading importer of premium Italian wines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive U.S. importer of the wines of Achille Boroli and his family’s eponymous estate that lies at the heart of the Barolo DOCG. Boroli joins a portfolio that represents more than 60 win...

Celebrate the holidays with food, wine and live music at the fourth annual Christmas City Tasting, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 20 at Hotel Bethlehem. The 21-and-over event, hosted by local importer South Italy Imports, will feature unlimited tastings of 18 Italian varietals, music by Craig Thatcher and Nyke Van Wyk and food samplings from top area restaurants su...

We commenced our trip at the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) with an introduction to Slow Food and traditional Piedmontese food, moved to Turin for the incredible Salon del Gusto, trained to Genoa, and noshed and sipped our way through Liguria, Emilia-Romanga, and Tuscany. Carlo Petrini started the Slow Food movement in Italy in 1986 to...

Since leaving the Terlato Wines portfolio and establishing its own U.S. import arm in 2016, Miami-based Santa Margherita USA has looked to expand its business both through organic growth and portfolio additions.In January 2017, the company oversaw a major realignment of its distribution structure and partnered with new wholesalers across the U.S. m...

Prosecco hails from Northeast Italy, though its heartland is a small region in the Veneto called Conegliano Valdobbiadene. While consumers often equate it with widely available commercial-quality fizz, access to Italy’s finest sparkling wines is rising. Many retailers now sell Prosecco for every occasion, from party-ready bottlings to companions fo...

Traditional grape cultivation systems in Iran and Soave vineyards in Italy were formally recognised today as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), for their unique ways to produce grape and grape-based products using traditional practices and knowledge while preserving biodiversity and ecosystems. The sites were designated durin...

You’re probably thinking the same thing I thought when I saw the word “Sagra.” Even though I have 100 percent Italian heritage, I wasn’t familiar with a “Sagra,” but it is the perfect Italian description since it means “anniversary festival.” Roberto Vigilucci, (friends and family call him Roby), since 1994 a highly successful restaurateur in North...

It’s no secret that rosé is having a moment in the United States, what with so many popular brands boasting their own varieties, and frosé taking center stage during the hot, summer months. It’s also no secret that the French produce some pretty stellar rosé wines, most of which can be found on any U.S. restaurant wine list or in any U.S. wine shop...

Ci sono lo Château Smith Haut-Lafitte a Bordeaux e La Rioja Wine Train a Bilbao, The House of Sandeman a Porto, il D'Arenberg Cube di Adelaide e le St. Supéry Estate Vineyards in Napa Valley, ma tra le eccellenze internazionali premiate con il Global Award Best of Wine Tourism 2019 l'unica italiana è il Masi Wine Discovery Museum a Verona. Il fiore...