As we approach the holidays it's the perfect time to pop some bubbly in celebrations, although do we really all need an excuse for bubbly or wine for that matter? Plus, they're highly versatile wines to pair with food. I recently tried some samples from the Bervini 1955 winery including their prosecco and rose spumante that I'm sharing with you tod...

During our recent search for Michigan's Best Italian restaurant we were lucky enough to taste many different Italian wines. Deciphering a wine list can be tough enough, but when it is an all-Italian wine list, it can be even harder. Italy is home to over 2,000 different grape varietals, which makes for a lot of unique wines. In order to get a clear...

Historic Families (Le Famiglie Storiche), the organization that represents thirteen quintessential producers of Amarone della Valpolicella, the Italian noble red that hails from Italy’s Veneto region, will be coming to the United States in January 2018 to host two tasting events in New York City. Historic Families aims to educate trade and consumer...

Italian wine exports have grown by 74% in the past ten years, driven largely by Prosecco, which has pushed exports of sparkling wine by 400% in the same period. The figures were revealed by the head of Nomisma’s Wine Monitor, Denis Pantini, during the Wine2Wine event in Verona, reports Radiocor. Italy exports 60% of its wine to three markets, USA,...

As much as we’re sad to say goodbye to the sunshine and the light nights, there’s a part of us that embraces the onset of winter. It signals the time to dig out the chunky knits and pack away our swimsuits. The salad bowls are relegated to the back of the kitchen cupboard and the cast iron pot takes permanent residence upon the stovetop. It’s the w...

L’Italia per poter recuperare la leadership di primo fornitore in America deve puntare in principal modo sulle etichette premium con un prezzo superiore ai 20 dollari a bottiglia. Questo e’ quanto emerge da un’attenta analisi effettuata da Nomisma. A quanto pare gli Stati Uniti ricoprono la prima posizione di mercato principale di consumo di vino a...

This December the Sons of Italy will share and celebrate a beloved element of the culture that has made its way to the United States. On 6 p.m. Dec. 15 the Sons of Italy Cultural Committee will be holding a special holiday Wine Tasting Festival. “What’s unique about this time, is that for the first time the lodge will be partnering with Vino di Pic...

Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years. "People have always come in the summer for the beaches," says Riccardo Binda, cutting into a succulently tender slice of Florentine steak, grilled over embers. "Now we're g...

What do the Emmy Awards, Ferrari Trento sparkling wine, biodiversity, bees, and sustainability have in common? Everything. This year, you couldn’t have one without the other. The Official Sparkling Wine of the 69th Emmy® Awards season, Ferrari Trento is quite literally the toast of Italy and the preferred sparkling wine on red carpets from Hollywoo...

Q: I’m an American who wants to buy a small vineyard in Italy to try my hand at winemaking, purely as a hobby. What kind of taxes should I expect to pay? Broadly speaking, you should expect to pay registration fees, mortgage tax and cadastral tax, said Adriana Maria Ruggeri, founder of Coco Ruggeri Law & Associates in Denver, Colorado, with offices...