WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   I was excited to receive an invitation to taste through the wines of Lugana with the Lugana DOC Wine Consortium at the Boston stop on their US tour. I had the pleasure to meet with the President of the consortium, Luca Forme...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   This week I'm going to focus on the wines from Avellino in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. You may also know this area and coast by way of the Gulf of Napoli or one of my favorites, the stunning Amalfi Coast. If you haven't been I strongly recomm...

  WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   Located in the western part of Sicily, the wine area corresponding to the present Alcamo DOC name was introduced to the viticulture by Greek colonists who settled here at least seven centuries before the birth of Christ. Then with the Phoenicians and then the Romans, the p...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Variety is one of the reasons why I developed a huge love for the wines of Italy. Italy has hundreds of native indigenous varietals, plus international grapes as well. Of course, to the average consumer wine can be completel...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   I had received some samples from Prestige Wine Imports on the wines of Stemmari, amd I recently sampled one, 2012 Stemmari Dalila. It's a wine made of 80% grillo and 20 % viognier that is aged in French oak for 8 months. The wine...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   The area is situated in the southern Lazio, in the province of Latina, and extends along the northern and southern coast of the promontory of Circeo, in the Pontine plain. This is a recent wine growing area, given the presence of numerous...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Friuli-Venezia Giulia used to be divided into two separate provinces, Friuli named after those that inhabited the area, and Venezia Giulia, which was part of the Venetian Republic. This area back in the day was where the spice route ran through along w...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Grillo, from Sicily, is a grape that has always been understood for its contributions in the fortified wine, marsala. Marsala is not just the fortified wine, but is also a town located in western Italy. Most of the Grillo grapes are used in production f...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   This is one of the most successful wine in the whole winery production of the Tuscan region. This red wine has a specific peculiarity: it exploits several important grapes for the "uvaggio" (a mixture of different varie...

  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The Sardinian wineIf you are talking about Sardinian wine, you are talking about Cannonau, and all the shades of Sardinia's land. In fact, under this mono varietal designation, different Cannonau grapes from all over th...