WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   One of the most beautiful parts of Italy I have been to is the Valle d'Aosta or Aosta Valley, the tip of northwestern Italy. The wine I'm sharing with you today comes from the Grosjean winery. Doesn't sound very Italian a...

E&J Gallo Winery continues its North Coast wine property acquisition activity with plans to purchase the large Asti Winery and 275 acres of surrounding vineyards in northern Sonoma County as well as the Souverain wine brand. The acquisition agreement with Treasury Wine Estates, announced late July 20, includes one of Sonoma County's oldest and...

by Sherrie Moore   There is no better way to enjoy a glass of California wine than sitting out amongst the vines. For the 17th season, AAUW of Pleasant Hill-Martinez welcomes you to experience an evening in the vineyard sampling a variety of wines, followed by an Italian Dinner.   Mark Saturday, Oct. 10, as a night to relax with frien...

by Tom Bruce Gardyne Sotheby's has just published its 2014 Ranking. While no Italian made their overall top 10 led by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, there is strong interest in the wines particularly in the States. "We do see the best market for Italian wine is New York," said Jamie Ritchie, president & CEO of America's and Asia, Sotheby's wine....

by Eleanor Shannon   By "real" Italian wine, I mean quality wine made by artisan vintners: stewards of land and culture, who grow grapes with organic, biodynamic or sustainable methods and who intervene minimally in the cellar.   Their wine reads like a story in a bottle, a liquid recollection of place and people. Why drink "real...

Oggi primo giorno ufficiale di vendemmia. «Con le premesse di un'ottima annata» annuncia soddisfatta Coldiretti, che prevede una produzione attorno ai 42 milioni di ettolitri (circa il 3% in più rispetto all'anno scorso). Si inizia con le uve pinot e chardonnay, per la lavorazione degli spumanti.   E quest'anno la produzione di vini bianchi...

Che sia bianco, rosso o rosato non importa, per il mercato a stelle e strisce ciò che conta è la qualità racchiusa nel marchio made in Italy. Almeno secondo il sito Winenews.it che riferisce, come il mercato n. 1 al mondo per consumo complessivo, ha visto una crescita dell´import di vino italiano nella prima metà del 2013 dell´1,9% in volume (a 1,2...

Per un'intera settimana il Morellino di Scansano, il rosso fresco e corposo DOCG, tipica etichetta della provincia di Grosseto, in Maremma, sarà protagonista di un Tour ricco di eventi e, naturalmente, di degustazioni per gli appassionati d'oltreoceano. Un programma che, dal 5 al 10 maggio, a New York City e a Washington, prevede workshop e semina...

Venetian cooking school founder and author Contessa Enrica Rocca uncorks her debut line of Prosecco this April, following its successful launch in Europe. Made from hand-harvested Glera grapes, Enrica Rocca Prosecco is produced in a small vineyard in the Veneto. Both varieties, the classic Brut and the sweeter Extra Dry, were created in compliance...

March 24, 2014: Mionetto USA has officially launched its revamped Luxury Collection of sparkling wines, news of which SND first reported March 4. Mionetto's new Luxury Collection—now available nationwide—includes Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Cuvée Sergio 1887 and Cuvée Sergio 1887 Rosé, all retailing around $19 a bottle.   A fourth...