Food and wine are two things you'll never run out of in Italy. For those in the wine trade, experiencing the finest of the country's corked and cooked will not require a flight to Rome but a journey to Manhattan's Pierre Hotel on February 19, on which day Gala Italia will commence for its 30th anniversary.   The trade-specific exhibition or...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   As we all soak up the summer rays we can also dream of doing the same on the Italian Riveria. If you're not familiar with where exactly the Italian Riviera is, it's actually located in the re...

Con un grandissimo successo, notevolmente superiore alle più rosee previsioni della vigilia, si è tenuta, nei grandi saloni dell'esclusivo Pierre Hotel di New York, la trentesima edizione del GALA ITALIA.   Un successo che ha visto convergere su New York i grandi produttori italiani, numerose personalità e VIP accolti da circa 1000 ospiti ch...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   Lombardy is a nationally unmatched area from the quantitative point of view of the production of wine. The Lombard wine can in fact rely on a large number of specialties, but among these only a few have managed, over the years, to get the DOC or DOCG label. The second cate...

Prosecco has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly. And listening to industry insiders assembled in the city of Romeo and Juliet for the VinItaly wine fair, the global love affair with the country's finest fizz is not about to go flat.   A disappointing 2014 harvest means producers could soon be struggling to keep pace with e...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Welcome to 2016! For the beginning of this new year we tackle some of the lesser discovered regions of Italy and they're all to the south starting with Basilicata. I've always appreciated al...

Parallelamente all'import di vino italiano negli States, vanno diffondendosi sempre di più anche le enoteche guidate da giovani sommelier italiani. Per farsi un'idea si può contattare l'associazione di categoria: http://www.aisitalia.it/

Angelina E. Mondavi is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Winemaking as a result of her role as Winemaker/Co-Proprietor of Dark Matter Wines. After years of hard work and planning, we are thrilled to introduce you to joint venture, Dark Matter Wines.   In conceiving Dark Matter Wines, we took...

Several fast-growing Italian brands are leading the charge for the imported sparkling wine category in the U.S. market, which rose 5.5% to 6.7 million cases in 2013, according to Impact Databank. The imported sparkling wine category's two biggest brands—Freixenet USA's flagship Cava and Bacardi's Martini & Rossi—saw single-digit declines last...

Gilberto's Lounge, the venerable dive bar that was the subject of a recent column due to its pending sale, and the similar building next door on Rancho Cucamonga's Foothill Boulevard were built by an Italian American woman whose name bar owner Jack Gilbert couldn't recall.   But Mario Orioli can: It was his grandmother, Nicolina Orioli. The...