A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans. Lush landscapes, quaint villages, and snow-capped mountains provide the perfect backg...

LUX Wines, an importer and purveyor of fine wines within an independent division of the E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo), announced today that it has been awarded the exclusive rights to distribute Italy's Argiano wines in the United States, beginning June 1, 2017. Argiano is the latest addition to a growing LUX Wines portfolio of elite and iconic bran...

Monday, February 27, 2017. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Lingua Viva & IIC in collaboration with Vinomatica LLC. Entrance : With fee. Location:IIC- 1023 Hilgard Avenue. Los Angeles, CA 90024 Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so we have much to ta...

A friend and I were grabbing drinks one day and decided we needed something to soak up the alcohol… I mean, have a nice dinner. I was complaining about how DC does not have decent Italian food when my friend grabbed my arm and said with a sense of urgency that we HAD to go to the Red Hen. Therefore, I obliged. The Red Hen is on the outskirts of DC...

This month we explore coastal regions in Italy. Much of Italy's regions are bordering water so it's easy to find a region to talk about today. That's what makes Italy so unique in that you can travel to many a region, north to south, and be able to experience mountains, beaches and seas and the inland plains. According to wikipedia, Italy has over...

1-5 p.m. Feb. 18, The Wine ConneXtion, 117 Main St., North Andover. Italians have an expression about wine: "in vino veritas" — in wine, there is truth. The Wine ConneXtion will take guests on a journey, sharing their knowledge and passion while revealing excellent and affordable picks from Piedmont, Tuscany, Abruzzo, Sicily and other well-known wi...

At the northern outpost of the Great Lakes wine-growing region, you anticipate occasional vineyards dotting the rolling landscape. You don’t, however, expect to find Mari Vineyards and its grand, castle-like winery set on a hill overlooking Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay in the far northwestern reaches of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The 40,000-...

What's the future of international restaurants in the U.S. market? And how do Italian wines play a part? Those were the two pivotal questions to kick off Jordan Salcito's presentation yesterday in New York, at the start of VINO 2017, a trade show and tasting organized by the Italian Trade Commission exclusively for wine industry professionals and m...

Vinitaly International puts the spotlight on diversity at VINO2017. The world has never felt stronger about diversity than now, and it is no exception in the wine world today. Whether you are talking about re-discovering native grape varieties or re-evaluating the uniqueness of each terroir, or the uprise of women producers in the traditionally men...

As if Lady Gaga’s halftime show on Sunday wasn’t enough, the pop singer is proving she can really do it all as she plans to enter the wine industry and launch her own brand of wine called Grigio Girls. According to TMZ, Gaga’s company filed paperwork to produce a line of wine, including wine coolers, wine cocktails, and wine punches. The wine brand...