Saturday, August 1 - 12.30 EDT / Valenzano Winery - 1090 Route 206, Shamong, New Jersey 08088. The Tasting Series continues... Join the members of OSIA Lodge Mario Lanza #2308 for a wine tasting at Valenzano Winery in Shamong, NJ. Light appetizers of crackers & cheese are provided during the tasting in the Winery's Vat Room. &n...

Il vino dell'estate nella Grande Mela? Per i newyorkesi che non vogliono rinunciare al rosso neanche con il caldo, la scelta ideale è il frizzante lambrusco emiliano, che sta vivendo una nuova giovinezza anche in Usa. A dirlo, come riferisce il portale on line winenews.it, è il wine writer del New York Times Eric Asimov, che ha titolato il suo ult...

by Lynn Woods   From Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1, Mohonk Mountain House will host a brand-new event: the Wine and Food Festival of New Paltz.   The festival will feature seminars by celebrity sommeliers, chefs and wine experts; tastings of a wide selection of wines culled from mostly small vineyards in Europe and the US, wit...

by Bill Armendariz   Luna Rossa Winery is bringing a taste of the old world to the new world. Based on the popularity of last year's Pizza Night, Sylvia D'Andrea is firing up the winery's brick oven and flavoring her Italian pies with pecan wood. "We want to bring back our Pizza Night every other Tuesday, beginning April 7," said D'Andr...

di Luciano Ferraro   E' morto Giacomo Tachis, l'uomo che inventò il Sassicaia. Il più colto tra gli enologi italiani, con una biblioteca ricca di classici greci e latini, dai quali attingeva citazioni per i suoi scritti. Era un umanista, prima ancora che un uomo della terra. Schietto, come ha ricordato Piero Antinori, per cui ha lavorato 32...

by Francesco Prisco   Good wine boosts the economy. And we are not only referring to the bottles opened and the glasses raised: compared to last fall, the 2015 harvest will be greeted by a 25% growth in arrivals in the "Open Cellars" across Italy.   At least, these are the estimates of the Movimento Turismo del Vino (MTV - Wine Touris...

It was, as now, a matter of taxes, wine and happiness. The Florentine Philip Mazzei embodied the definition of winemaker given by Hugh Johnson: "Farmer and artist, dreamer and worker, hedonistic and masochistic, alchemist and accounting." At the end of the '700 brought European vines in the New World, he became friend and fellow politician Thomas J...

Il Lambrusco è un vitigno, anzi, una famiglia di vitigni da cui si ottiene un vino frizzante e fresco, molto apprezzato nel mondo.   Ci racconta le caratteristiche di questo vino Francesca Benini, Sales & Marketing Director di Cantine Riunite & CIV, che con 1800 soci viticoltori, circa 4000 ettari vitati, 8 centri di vinificazione e...

By Ryan Murray Flathead Valley Community College invites lovers of Italian cuisine and world travel to its Big Night 5, a fundraising event to help pay for student scholarships for the annual Semester in Venice program. The event has raised more than $66,000 for 18 Semester in Venice students since its inception. The Venice trip, an immersiv...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Like many wine producing areas within Italy, grapes that were native to a region over the years were replaced with grape varieties that were more productive for winemakers. In Calabria, wines...