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...

Miami, Florida - March 06, 2013With the success of 2012's Italian Culinary Experience events, Casa Vinicola Zonin USA is thrilled to kick off this year's series on March 12th with a local favorite, Eating House restaurant located in Coral Gables, FL.

Last month Vinitaly International, the worldwide ambassador of Italian wine, announced the appointment of Ian D'Agata as scientific director of its new educational initiative Vinitaly International Academy (VIA), which will launch at its New York event on February 3. An innovative masterclass series that combines focused tastings with academic lect...

Americans are drinking more Italian wines than Italians themselves, owing to the popularity of sparkling wines from the southern European country and millennials.   Italian varieties are the top imported wine in the United States, which is the world's largest consumer market, according the Italian Wine and Food Institute.   Read more...

The da Vinci Society of Delaware is holding its annual fall festival Vendemmia da Vinci celebrating the centuries-old tradition of the Italian grape harvest on Sunday, October 13, at Tubman Garrett Park in Wilmington, Del., from 2 - 6 p.m. The festival will feature some of the best local Italian wines, Italian cuisine from area restaurants, an Ital...

Sons of Italy Southeastern Ohio, Lodge 2990, will host a Wine Tasting Event fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. in the Son's of Italy Lodge in the basement of the Redbrick Tavern in Athens at 14 N. Court St. The event is $25 per person and all are invited to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Doug Flutie Autism Association.   A Fl...