WTI Magazine #45    2014 October, 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   One of the best meetings I had while in Piedmont was my private tour of the Ascheri winery in Bra, Italy. I was fortunate enough to have it organized for me through Martignetti's due to my work with the distributor. I entered behind the gates that day l...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   This is our first introduction on Vino Travels to the region of Liguria, also known as the Italian Riviera. Liguria is a mountainous region located in the northwestern part of Italy following along the coastline as you head towards France and the Frenc...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This past month I started featuring Italian wine words for those of you to start learning some of the Italian language in the wine industry. I started doing Italian Wine Word Wednesday that I'll feature on my social media and o...

  WTI Magazine #69    2015 October, 2Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The Demarie winery, owner by Paolo Demarie, is located in Vezza d'Alba, which is part of the Roero district. Their vineyards are spread out across 20 hectacres (50 acres) in the towns of Vezza, Guarene, Castellinaldo and Cast...

  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 is an indigenous grape to Italy pri...

  WTI Magazine #39    2014 July, 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   It's getting to be that time of year where the weather is warming up and days out in the sun and I don't know about you, but I typically drink mostly whites once warm weather hits, including rose', which I will cover soon in another blog.enjoying time outs...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   You may be familiar with Lambrusco as the cheap Riunite sparkling sweeter red, but gosh is there much more to it than that. Lambrusco hails from the Emilia Romagna region and more specifically from the flatlands of Modena and Re...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The area of production of this Aglianico is a few miles east of Benevento, perched around the slopes of Mount Taburno, an isolated ground on the massive Campanian mountains formed in the Mesozoic. The entire area of Benevento was originally occupied by a...

  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 that were blended were always prefe...

  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 region of Liguria in the top northwes...