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...

  WTI Magazine #27    2014 Apr, 25Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   The wine area that involves the production of Verbicaro DOC is located on the western edge of the National Park of Pollino (a national park in Basilicata and Calabria), partly hilly sloping down towards the coast and partly flat.    

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The top grapes of this region including the white grape, trebbiano d'abruzzo, also know as ugni blanc in France. It's a high acid wine, without much flavor extracted and is usually light and crisp with apple flavors. The r...