There will be a special group of wine professionals and wine lovers gathered at Toscana Divino at Mary Brickell Village (Downtown Miami) beginning October 26, 2013. This group will be swirling, sniffing, sipping, and spitting as part of a hands-on approach to learning all that can be known about Italian wine: the regions, terroir, how to taste, Ita...

By Lisa Crovo Dion   "A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man." — Don Vito Corleone, "The Godfather". It seems Francis Ford Coppola shares some of Don Corleone's values. At least where family is concerned. At his eponymous winery in Geyserville (the site of the former Chateau Souverain), Coppola creates...

Zonin1821, the largest private vine growing and winemaking company in Italy, and Scuderia Corsa Racing with Ferrari, the racing arm of Ferrari Beverly Hills, Ferrari Los Angeles, Ferrari South Bay and Ferrari Silicon Valley, have announced a partnership that will create the ultimate race-day experience for members of the wine and spirits industry,...

Born and raised in Brescia, land of Franciacorta wines, Melania has always had a passion for food and especially wine. After completing her Masters degree in Management at Bocconi University in Milan and two years working within the PR department at Bialetti Industrie, she decided to turn her passion into work.   In May 2014 she earned her S...

Ai vini bianchi saranno abbinati gli Spumanti, i Rosé, il Prosecco ed il Moscato, vini che oltre ad essere particolarmente indicati durante la stagione estiva, godono di un'ottima posizione sul mercato. La manifestazione, dopo il grande successo ottenuto l'anno scorso, manterrà la stessa struttura e anche quest'anno sarà congiuntamente organiz...

by Michele Pluss   Frank Mangio loves his job. First of all, he describes his office as a "cozy wine bar," complete with overstuffed furniture, walls covered with photographs and several coolers housing more than one hundred bottles of wine. Not a bad place to come in to work five days a week.   Second, the work he does combines...

The web-based travel company Select Italy (http://Selectitaly.com) is presenting its recently launched Antinori Wine Roads Experience, a never-seen-before set of wine tours and vacation packages that will brings wine tourism to a whole new level.   Select Italy, the leading Italian travel expert in the United States, and Antinori, the renewe...

The final AICC wine tasting event of 2014 will focus on the unique wines from the Piedmont region of Italy. Saturday, 14 Sept at 7:00 pm   The Piedmont region is located in northwest Italy and borders Switzerland and France. This region produces the largest number of best known, noble, and world-appreciated prize-winning wines, such as Barbe...

Italians have an old Latin expression about wine: in vino veritas (in wine, there is truth). On Saturday, January 24th, 2015, The Wine ConneXtion, located in North Andover, MA, will share with its guests the truth about Italian wine during its complimentary tasting, "Italy Uncorked" led by Ciro Pirone, the Director of Italian Wines for Horizon Beve...

by Caroline Helper   Italy is home to more than 1,000 grape varieties, and a handful of the lesser-known have found a happy home in Santa Barbara County. These off-the-beaten-path varieties, most of which are native to Northern Italy, are hard enough to find outside of their native region, so the opportunity to taste homegrown versions shoul...