A local production of wine, culture and innovation.Lungarotti winery is synonymous with passion and bound to its land, the town of Torgiano in Perugia Province, the region which gave birth to Umbrian wine. This brand is being present in the U.S. market for over 40 years, during which it has been represented from different partners. Focus is un...

Join us for this new appointment of the ICCC Educational Wine Tasting Series aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Enogastronomic" tourism. This session will be dedicated to the wines of Trentino Alto Adige region. Don't miss this unique opportunity, save your spot!   Friday 17th April - 7:00 pm ICCC Houston - 1101 Milford...

L'amore degli Usa per il vino italiano non si ferma. Se i dati dell'import di nettare tricolore, per l'Italian Wine & Food Institute, confermano una flessione su un 2011 però da record (-0,7% in quantità e -2,8% in valore nei primi 10 mesi 2012, 2.058.670 ettolitri, per 994.637.000 dollari), il Belpaese si conferma leader "straniero" negli Stat...

Wine production of the popular Italian bubbly Prosecco beat out French Champagne, consortiums for the two sparkling wines reported on Friday. A growing global thirst for Prosecco prompted makers to produce 330 million bottles in 2013 compared to French producers' 300 million bottles of Champagne.   "It is a trend that is growing stronge...

Bilancio positivo per il Programma "Trentino. Taste of Dolomites" che dal 6 al 12 maggio scorsi ha visto nove aziende vitivinicole trentine partecipare a New York ad un ricco programma di eventi, incontri business to business, seminari degustazione e azioni di promozione presso alcuni templi della ristorazione italiana nella Grande Mela.   I...

by Claudia Astarita   The people of Apulia have never been wealthy, and have lived on agriculture and sheep farming, since nature blessed them with a mild climate and fertile soil. But the Apulians have exploited their imagination to create that endless source of joy and flavour which over the centuries has become their traditional cuisine....

Every week, it seems that another fine wine luminary sets her or his sights on the Houston market.Yesterday, ex-Goldman Sachs banker and one of the most powerful players in the Italian wine trade today, Matteo Lunelli (above), descended on Houston for a luncheon and tasting with Houston wine buyers and bloggers at Tony's on Richmond.   "I se...

by Giorgio dell'Orefice   Italian wine producers want to celebrate the 2015 vintage - which looks set to be of unusually excellent quality - with a special "reserve" label. The idea is to set aside more wine from 2015 for the "reserve" (which is of superior quality and carries a special label) than in other years.   The "reserve"...

by Dwight Casimere   New York's Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street in Manhattan, is the prestigious venue that will host the final stop of the Slow Wine US Tour, Monday, Feb. 3.   In addition to presenting more than 70 selected Italian wine producers who represent Slow Wine values, the all-day event will begin with a series of...

by Susan Nelson   I thought long and hard about this one, because there are so many things I find charming about Italy. However, I do have my top three reasons that always have the same effect on me each time I return. After making over ten trips to bella Italia, it never changes.   So what are these reasons I find so hard to resist?...