by Mitch Frank Harry Mariani, the former president of Banfi Vintners who helped introduce many Americans to Italian wine, died Jan. 5 in Huntington, N.Y. He was 78. Working with his older brother John, Mariani built their family wine import firm into a major player beginning in the 1970s and '80s with a sparkling red Lambrusco called Riunite....

January 21, 2016 - Thursday 7:30 PM - Cork and Fork - 1522 14th St NW Washington, DC 20005. Currently Italy's wine classification system has four categories. In descending "quality" order they are: DOCG (e.g. Controlled and Guaranteed Origin Denomination), DOC (Controlled Origin Denomination), IGT (Protected Geographic Indicatio...

Città: ChicagoPaese: STATI UNITIPeriodo di svolgimento: 01/09/2013 - 30/11/2013Descrizione: Italian Food & Wine Expo e' un salone espositivo esclusivo nel settore agroalimentare e solo per business to business. Si tratta di un evento di tre giorni concepito per promuovere l'eccellenza dell'enogastronomia Italiana agli operatori di settore da tu...

Il vino italiano di grande qualità sarà nuovamente alla ribalta sul grande palcoscenico di New York in occasione del GALA ITALIA 30 che si terrà giovedì 19 febbraio 2015 nella Grand Ballroom del Pierre Hotel di New York. Si tratterà di una speciale edizione di quella che è unanimamente considerata la più importante manifestazione promozionale ital...

by Valerio Viale   On May 12th, a grand celebration of the best wine varietals from across the Italian peninsula took place at Valentino restaurant in Santa Monica. The fifth annual edition of Vino California, the leading showcase of its kind on the West Coast, was organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW), a private...

by Larry Olmsted   Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is still best known for his movies, especially his early successes Patton, Apocalypse Now, and the mega-hits, The Godfather and the Godfather Part II, which have become two of the most lauded and popular films in history. All of these critically acclaimed bombshells were made in the 1970s, an...

The Italian countryside may seem farther than "Lago di Beltone" here in Bell County, but Nolan Creek Winery succeeded in whisking 50 patrons away to Italy's old country for a bountiful harvest celebration Sept. 12. The Italian Food and Wine Celebration featured exclusive wines presented by importer Daniel Rosenberg, of Empson USA, and wine distrib...

I criteri per scegliersi il ristorante dove cenare sono tanti, se i consigli del cognato vi hanno stufato, e se le nuove stelle Michelin non vi smuovono, suggerisco un'alternativa fascinosa: i ristoranti più antichi d'Italia.   Quasi mai la gestione è rimasta intatta negli anni (tanto meno nei secoli) ma detenere la regia della cucina di un...

by Jillian Eugenios   Prosecco sales have been booming in recent years, partly due to its affordability. But that's starting to change. Higher-end Proseccos have entered the market, with prices as high as $160 a bottle -- and, in some cases, these sparkling wines may even start commanding the same respect as a chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquo...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   It's summer time and mentally or physically being on the beach is just what the doctor ordered for most: that's why Sardinia is the perfect feature today as they have over 300 days of suns...