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...

The mission of the Italian Trade Agency's campaign, "Italian Wine - Taste the Passion," is to educate consumers of the breadth, diversity and quality of Italian wines. Its aim is to increase awareness of the many excellent Italian wine varietals and wine-producing regions. The agency sent me four wines to sample: Masut de Rive Pinot Grigio, La Capr...

As coffee time, which is one of the main after-lunch ceremonies, in Italy the 'aperitivo' before the evening meal, is absolutely an adequate and enjoyed tradition by the many. This practice dates way back in the centuries, since the Romans. As a matter of fact the word: Aperitivo, derives from the Latin "aperire" meaning: to begin, or to open. Its...

Tuesday September 4, 2018, 7:00 pm. PDT at New Seasons Market At Nyberg Rivers - 7703 SW Nyberg St, Tualatin 97062, OR. New Seasons will be hosting a tasting, featuring their Italian wines and cheeses. Their experts will be sharing their knowledge of these great foods and wine, and we get to try them first. David Zyla, CSW (Certified Specialist of...