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...

WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   With so much talk of rosé this summer, and every summer for that fact, it totally makes sense that our Italian Food Wine & Travel group (#ItalianFWT) is highlighting rosé wines of Italy from any region while some of our food a...

  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...

  WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Familiar with Gattinara? I'll give you a hint. It has a lot of similarities to some of the blogs I have posted recently. Well Gattinara is primarily made up of the Nebbiolo grape. Gattinara is in the commune in Piedmont where this wine comes from, in the n...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   I'm picky when it comes to entry level, inexpensive chiantis. Sometimes you just don't want to spend a lot of money, but you want a decent quality Chianti. I recently discovered the Donna Laura Ali Sangiovese di Toscana I.G.T....

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The vines in Montefalco are rather young and only about 15 years old. The traditional version of sagrantino was more of a passito, dried grapes, style, which is still produced today. These wines are sweeter in style, but due...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   We have discussed the Alto Adige before highlighting particular wines of the region and today we are going to cover the Cantina Tramin winery. For those of you not familiar with the Alto Adige it's part of the region in Northea...

  WTI Magazine #11    2014 Jan, 3Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The region's history   The first historical information about Franciacorta gets lost in ancient times, but until the Middle Ages the area was generally called the Iseo Valley. It was described with this name in the book Statuta Communis Civitatis Brixia...

  WTI Magazine #33    2014 June, 4Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   England and Marsala Port and Sherry wines have in common their history, linked to the trade travels of the English merchants. From '500, the nascent British Merchant Navy was always travelling, browsing the seas to supply the increasingly prosperous economy of the kingdom....

  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 at all, does it? That's because the...