by Nancy Casas   Having grown up in an area in Italy bountiful in vineyards, Diego Meraviglia has made a successful career as a sommelier. After beginning as an aspired musician, his journey took a different route, influenced by his love for food and wine.   Now he is VP and Director of Education at NASA (National American Sommelier A...

The latest trend hitting the runway at New York Fashion Week is sparkling, crisp and comes in a glass. Two of Italy's creative powerhouses, Italia Independent and famed Italian wine maker, Marco Fantinel, launch their newest project, The Independent Prosecco, in the U.S. this fall.    The Italian fashion group is known for their sophist...

Dalle scatole 'magiche' per produrre in pochi giorni imitazioni del Chianti al Kressecco tedesco, al Barbera romeno, ai concentrati di Sambuca, Amaretto e Anisetta: il settore dei vini e dei liquori italiani taroccati sottrae almeno 200 milioni di euro all'anno alla produzione nazionale.E' quanto stima la Coldiretti che ha allestito al Vinitaly "L'...

by Roberto Natalini   Christmas and New Years' Eve are just around the corner, and that means it's the time to indulge in traditional Italian meals and sweets, combined with fine bubbly wines to celebrate the festivities in style.   All it takes is reaching the neighborhood of North Beach, where you can find everything to enjoy an aut...

di Maurita Cardone   È profondamente radicato nel territorio da cui ha origine e che gli regala quel sapore così distintivo. Viene da una ristretta zona dell'Umbria di cui è diventato uno dei migliori biglietti da visita. Il Sagrantino di Montefalco è un vino di carattere ed è con tutta la sua ricca personalità che si presenta agli americani...

The Rochester Marriott and the Kahler Hospitality Groupare pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Salute wine bar and more as the newest addition to the portfolio of delicious downtown dining experiences.   Italian born Executive Chef Pasquale Presa, presents authentic dishes in a modern way, bringing the motto of vivi bene, mangia bene pe...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   This may be one of those grapes that you haven't heard of or it may be one you really enjoy so I wanted to share some information on it to further educate and maybe peak your interest to try something new. Sagrantino...

Americans love to visit Italy, especially Tuscany, and one of the reasons is the grape called sangiovese. Best known when made into the red wine called Chianti, it is called "the defining grape of Italy." It has been both the region's boon and its bane.    Infinitely malleable, it is so familiar to centuries of Italian growers that they...

L'Italia si riappropria dello scettro di primo Paese esportatore di vino negli Stati Uniti, sia in termini di quantità che di valore. Ne dà notizia l'Italian Wine&Food Institute, che sottolinea l'importanza del risultato, soprattutto a fronte del fatto che nei mesi scorsi avevamo ceduto il primato all'Australia. Con un aumento del 5,5% in quant...

Friday June 5, 6 PM EDTBanfi Vintners - 1111 Cedar Swamp Rd, Old Brookville, New York 11545Join the Long Island Network on Friday, June 5th for its popular annual wine tasting and tour at beautiful Banfi Vintners in Old Brookville.   Banfi is North America's leading wine importer. Founded in 1919, it is now owned and operated by the gra...