Vigne Surrau is a winery situated in the northern part of the island of Sardinia. This is definitely one of the few regions of Italy I have yet to visit, but is definitely top of my list, maybe even my next trip to Italy. Vigne Surrau, named after the valley within Sardinia of where they are located, was founded in 2000. They are located close to t...

by Jennifer Martin   This past month the Meetup Group called "Passion for Everything Italian" that I host visited Fulchino Vineyards, a local winery of Italian origin. Located in Hollis, New Hampshire (about one hour from Boston), the winery is situated in a residential neighborhood.   As you venture off the highway, you'd never...

E.&J. Gallo Winery has won exclusive rights to distribute the highly regarded Allegrini wine portfolio in the U.S. market, effective April 1, 2014. Allegrini has been handled in the U.S. by Winebow for many years. The move marks a major step for Gallo in the luxury end of the U.S. imported wine market. The Allegrini Estates consist of the Alle...

di Maria Teresa Manuelli I vitigni più antichi del Mediterraneo occidentale si trovano in Sardegna e appartengono al cultivar della vernaccia e della malvasia. È la recentissima scoperta dell'équipe del Centro per la Conservazione Biodiversità dell'Università degli Studi di Cagliari.   Sino ad oggi, i dati archeobotanici e storici attribuiv...

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...