As your GPS directs you into industrial northeast Denver, you’re going to wonder if there’s really a winery out here. Don’t turn back. Balistreri Vineyards, at 1946 East 66th Avenue, is an exceptional, delightful, delicious place to spend the afternoon. And there’s a reason that the winery is nestled among warehouses, greenhouses and wastewater and...

The Mahopac Italian American Club held its fourth annual Wine Tasting Festival and Competition at its clubhouse on Buckshollow Road on Sunday. Nineteen of the club's members entered their homemade wines in the tasting competition. Awards were given to the third, second and first place (Mastro del Vino) finishers, as well as a People's Choice Award...

Although Italy’s attention has recently shifted on the Asian wine market, the United States does remain the strongest ally of Italian wine. Paying homage to this connection and the works of American street artist Shepard Fairey, on April 14th Vinitaly and Wine Spectator will present an urban OperaWine 2018 at Palazzo della Gran Guardia in the heart...

Cristina Mariani-May is the CEO of Banfi, Italy’s most honored winery and one of the leading vintners in all the world, offering acclaimed wine from many of the noted global properties including America. She is the third generation of her family to be in the wine business dating back to her grandfather in the early 1900s in New York with an Italian...

Expectations continue to grow for the 33rd edition of the GALA ITALIA that will be held on March 26th in the Ballroom of one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan, under the patronage of the Italian Ambassador to Washington and with the participation of some of the most prestigious Italian winemakers. This edition of the GALA ITALIA, which wi...

Italian Wine Podcast is an English-language podcast project dedicated to the storytelling of Italian wine through the voice of its main proponents: producers in the first place along with a number of personalities (educators, experts, trade professionals) orbiting planet vino in Italy and abroad. Listeners can enjoy the show free of charge by subsc...

The region of Basilicata is located in southern Italy surrounded by the regions of Puglia to the east, Campania to the north and Calabria to the south. It touches both the Gulf of Taranto as part of the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea. It’s one of the mountainous, if not the most mountainous region in southern Italy with Monte Vulture being a geo...

ACCORDING TO Nielsen Beverage Data, one of the most popular types of sparkling wine in the U.S. is something called “mid-tier Prosecco,” which Nielsen defines as bottles priced at $13-$14. What the category may lack in felicitous phraseology, it more than makes up for in monetary momentum: Retail sales of mid-tier Prosecco grew by 30% in the last y...

When: Monday, March 26, 2018 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024 - Entrance : Free Part of the new series Wine and Dine – Wine and Food Tasting Parties in partnership with Vinomatica.com Wine Agency and its Founder and CEO, Master Taster and Wine Educator, Giammario Villa. An interactive wine...

Da qualche anno in USA è in atto un profondo cambiamento in materia di food safety. Dal 16 Settembre 2016 sono infatti diventate obbligatorie le “Final Rules” previste dalla nuova legislazione statunitense sulla sicurezza alimentare, il “Food Safety Modernization Act” (FSMA) emanato dalla Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), l’agenzia USA per gli a...