WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The zone where Trebbiano di Romagna DOC is produced covers a large part of the provinces of Bologna, Forlì-Cesena, Rimini and Ravenna. The nature of the areas is quite varied: the Romagna's territory is characterized by the foothills of the Appenines wit...

It was the dinner and not the school bell that rang at 9:30am on Saturday, October 26th when the Italian Wine Specialist Certification Course commenced. Perfectly staged at one of Miami's most popular Italian restaurants, Toscano Divino, a group of wine professionals and recreationists gathered to learn all that there is to know about Italian wine....

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is launching a new program called "Le Strade del Vino". Le Strade del Vino are paths within territories, wine growing areas, as well as vineyards, wineries, farms, natural attractions, cultural and historical sites that are particularly significant for the purposes of integrated tourism within Italy. &nb...

Ad appena un mese dal GALA ITALIA, che il prossimo 19 febbraio celebrerà il suo trentesimo anniversario ed il successo del vino italiano, il presidente dell'Italian Wine & Food Institute, Lucio Caputo, ha fatto un bilancio dell'anno che si è appena concluso. Un anno che Caputo ha definito di transizione fra una crisi economica che, almeno negl...

I was excited that Andreas also left us with a 2012 Syncline Mourvèdre sampling. Over 60 percent of these mourvèdre grapes were sourced from the Red Mountain AVA in Yakima giving them the preferred sun time to yield high tannin wines while blending it with Horse Heaven Hills grapes that bring along the intense fruit flavors mourvèdre-lovers seek ou...

di Loredana Sottile   Usa, 1980. C'era una volta in America - o meglio non c'era ancora - il vino italiano. Oggi sembrerebbe preistoria, considerato che parliamo del primo Paese di destinazione per le nostre esportazioni vitivinicole: 1,1 miliardi di dollari nel 2014.   Cosa è successo nel frattempo? Nel mezzo c'è stata un'evoluzione...

September 25 (Friday) 6:30 pmFesta della Vendemmia/Wine Contest and Dinner DanceWines made by the Society's members are judged and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes are awarded. Wines and grapes will be featured as well as the techniques of winemaking. Italian food will be served. Musical entertainment. Sponsored by The Kensico Italian American Society.Hey...

by Steven Kurutz Matt Baldassano, 35, works in tech and lives in Alphabet City. So when you hear that he makes wine in his apartment, you may want to roll your eyes. Another hipster practicing the dilettante arts? Rooftop Reds, it seems, are the latest product, after pickles and chocolate, to get the artisanal, made-in-New York treatment. &n...

Wine has a long, rich history as a cooking liquid. One of the early "cookbooks," compiled in the first century, "De re Coquinaria" ("On Cooking"), included dozens of recipes that used wine. Since the beginning of recorded history, wine has been considered one of the essential ingredients in cooking. The ancient Greeks used wine and there are numero...

My recent vacation in California wine country inspired me to share a few thoughts on the differences between the US wine industry and the Italian wine industry. We discuss this very subject on almost all of our Bike the Wine Roads tours in Italy. My last post, on Bell Vineyards, discussed the different perspectives on terroir, the natural environme...