WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   With so much talk of rosé this summer, and every summer for that fact, it totally makes sense that our Italian Food Wine & Travel group (#ItalianFWT) is highlighting rosé wines of Italy from...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   As we all soak up the summer rays we can also dream of doing the same on the Italian Riveria. If you're not familiar with where exactly the Italian Riviera is, it's actually located in the re...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   You may be familiar with Lambrusco as the cheap Riunite sparkling sweeter red, but gosh is there much more to it than that. Lambrusco hails from the Emilia Romagna region and more specifically...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   When one talks about the great wines of Italy everyone always talks about nebbiolo, especially the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco topping the charts. What about the variations of nebbiolo that...

WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   There are many wines produced throughout Italy that are passito wines, produced with dried grapes, that goes through the appassimento process, which is the actual process of drying out grapes before f...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Like many wine producing areas within Italy, grapes that were native to a region over the years were replaced with grape varieties that were more productive for winemakers. In Calabria, wines...

Join us at the ICCC for an evening of delicious celebration and sublime exploration as our chocolate expert, Laura Pipkin Kramer, Executive Chef at Camp Waldemarfor Girls, pairs her well-chosen homemade aromatic truffles with a selection of Italian wines, presented by Jack M. Fassetta, owner of Beviamo International. The ICCC is excited to continue...

di Luciano Ferraro   E' morto Giacomo Tachis, l'uomo che inventò il Sassicaia. Il più colto tra gli enologi italiani, con una biblioteca ricca di classici greci e latini, dai quali attingeva citazioni per i suoi scritti. Era un umanista, prima ancora che un uomo della terra. Schietto, come ha ricordato Piero Antinori, per cui ha lavorato 32...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016. 6 to 8 PM. Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024. Fees: $45 ($40 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408. or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it Led by Diego Meraviglia, Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American S...

by Rich Cohen   In my family, there's no distinction between The Godfather and theology. We are encouraged to study the movies for signs and portents and use its plot points and aphorisms as a life guide. When offering exegesis on a particular scene, we are, in the way of scholars, to refer to GF1, GF2, or the non-canonical GF3.   Bec...