It’s only the 2nd of September, today, yet the sounds and scents of summer seem far. The weather has been helping to get into the mood, treating us with the beauty of violet skies filled with softly round clouds, heavy and luxurious like precious brocade. Gone is the deep monochrome of July and August’s sky, blue and silky, yes, but lacking depth,...

The Italian Wine Scholar study and certification program, modeled after the industry-acclaimed French Wine Scholar program (launched in 2009), celebrates the enrollment of its 1000th student since the program's launch in 2016. WSG has broken down the course into two manageable chunks: Unit 1 - Wines of Northern Italy & Unit 2: Wines of Central & So...

There are few better ways to experience autumn in Italy than with a trip to its wine regions, visiting vineyards and cantinas, sampling artisanal cheeses and breads, and dining in rustic trattorias  overlooking poster-worthy landscapes. But Italy has some 140 wine roads (called strade dei vini) to sate most every oenophile’s taste, so how to choose...

Sicily is hot. And not just in the summertime. The delights of this Italianisland long occluded by affiliation with the Mafia, have attracted renewed attention with its ancient sights, diverse landscapes and gorgeous hotels. But this land mass at the crossroads of ancient seafaring civilizations like the Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs, best...

August Wine Group, a Seattle-based importer of industry-leading wineries and family-owned boutique estates in Europe and South America, today announced an exclusive partnership with prominent Italian producer Fantinel to import its wines, Tenuta Sant’ Helena, Borgo Tesis and Fantinel Sparkling. Fantinel is a third-generation family winery founded i...

On the occasion of the 30th edition of SANA – the international trade show dedicated to organic and natural products, to take place 7 to 10 September 2018 in Bologna – the Italian Trade Agency (ITA-ICE), a partner of BolognaFiere, will host about 130 buyers from the main European countries, as well as from the USA, Canada, and Japan. The use of an ...

Amazing Grape is a traveling journey that through the modern documentary language investigates the commercial impact of the Italian wine in the eastern coast of the United States of America. What is the condition of Italian imports in the US? We will start from a simple question to dig into the deeper analysis of the big market of wines that every...

Italia batte Francia e si afferma sui mercati mondiali quale primo paese esportatore di vini bianchi fermi, per volume e valore. Donne e giovani, con la predilezione per un gusto più leggero e i sentori di frutta, sono il motore di questa espansione. E' quanto emerge da un'indagine Nomisma Wine-Monitor presentata in settimana al convegno 'Bianco co...

Vegan drinking venues are nothing new. Within the past few years, gastropubs and breweries have been the new social “thing,” serving slightly outrageous yet equally delicious plant-based bar food with an impressive selection of local beers (on tap, of course). However, this culture has yet to truly permeate the wine world. Tara Punzone wanted to ch...

No one celebrates seasonal food and wine like Italians – trust us. Welcome in the new season with a series of one-of-a-kind tasting events featuring the best Italian food and wine of fall. Learn more about all of our Fall Food & Wine Feste this season and mark your calendars for our very first one: Harvest Edition on September 14 from 6-8 p.m.! Kic...