The world's sparkling wine drinkers may be, essentially, divided into two camps: those that inadvertently call all sparkling wines Champagneand those that abhor that erroneous practice. No judgment here, but learning a few simple traits and indicators about bubblies from regions outside of Champagne is low-hanging fruit when it comes to wine apprec...

Prosecco, the fruity sparkling wine made in the northeastern hills of Italy is gaining in global popularity — and producers of Champagne, for so long the dominant bubbly wine, are taking note. Prosecco has become the best-selling sparkling wine in the world by volume, and experts say it is eroding the market share of Champagne, the French wine that...

The region of Calabria is located in southern Italy at the tip of the boot. It's not a highly regarded region for winemaking and doesn't get much attention for the wines that it does produce. It's most popular wine hails from the Cirò DOC, which is required to be made of at least 95% of the gaglioppo grape with up to 5% of greco bianco and trebbian...

For Donati Family Vineyard everything stems from “family, food, and fun.” And not necessarily in that order, says long-time DFV Director of Sales and Marketing Mitch Bakich on a pleasant fall afternoon at the winery’s tasting room and production facility nestled in the corner of Highway 46 West and Vineyard Drive intersection. “We are always eating...

Valpolicella wines, with Amarone as the protagonist, starred in Manhattan's East Village as part of the celebrative tour of the 50th anniversary of the denomination of the iconic red from the north-eastern Veneto region. Celebrations have just wrapped up. The 'SeventyFifty House', one of New York's trendiest areas, hosted walk-around-tasting events...

Si è appena conclusa a Chicago la Missione commerciale organizzata dalla Regione Siciliana – Assessorato delle Attività Produttive nell’ambito del Piano promozionale per l’anno 2018, che ha visto protagoniste 10 imprese siciliane dei settori lapideo e agroalimentare. La Missione si è svolta dal 10 al 13 dicembre e ha visto la partecipazione di tre...

The holiday table is set. A winter village occupies a portion of the neighboring room. Italian hospitality abounds. The family behind Vacaville’s La Borgata Winery and Deli is opening their Italiante farmhouse for this year’s Vacaville Museum Build Holiday Homes tour Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Vacaville Museum. The 7,200-square-foot abode was b...

You might want to drink your glass (or two!) of Moscati d’Asti unadorned, with nothing but your stemware and a smile as accompaniment. In that case, drink on! Enjoyment is the name of the game, and there’s no wrong way to savor your favorite sip. But sometimes, you want to make that Moscati d’Asti really sing. Why not pair it with La Tur, a cloud-l...

On Dec. 27, at 5 p.m., Las Vegas lands its very first Eataly, which not only plans to let customers taste 50 wines before they purchase one, but intends to stay open for 24 hours. Granted, the marketplace opening at the front of the Park MGM with two full-service restaurants, numerous quick-service restaurants, and several bars won’t entirely be op...

LLS (Leonardo LoCascio Selections), a member of The Winebow Group and America’s leading importer of premium Italian wines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive U.S. importer of the wines of Achille Boroli and his family’s eponymous estate that lies at the heart of the Barolo DOCG. Boroli joins a portfolio that represents more than 60 win...