WTI Magazine #22    2014 Mar, 21Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   One of the first documents that witnesses and mentions about this famous wine is undoubtedly represented by its classification, as originally drafted in 1398. Looking at these documents, we can understand how the Chianti was a white wine, it did not have a large diffusion...

  WTI Magazine #60    2015 May, 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The Marche is a region in central Italy. Pronounced "lay mark-ay", the Le Marche region borders Emilia Romagna to the north, Umbria to the west and Abruzzo to the south and barely touches the regions of Tuscany and Lazio. The Ma...

  WTI Magazine #71    2015 October, 30Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   A winery that is rather new, being established in 2002, that I'm sharing with you today is Agricola Punica located on the island of Sardinia, also known as Sardegna. The winery is a joint venture majority owned by Sebastiano...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Since my journey through the Italian wine world includes all 20 regions in Italy today I cover one we haven't discussed yet, Calabria. Calabria is located at the toe of the boot separated from Sicily by the Strait of Messina. It's surrounded by the Ion...

WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   There are many wines produced throughout Italy that are passito wines, produced with dried grapes, that goes through the appassimento process, which is the actual process of drying out grapes before fermentation. Probably one of the...

WTI Magazine #16    2014 Feb, 07 Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The area north of Bari is famous for its Castel del Monte, a fort and castle that was constructed by the Norman Emperor Frederick II in the XII century on the Murge upland on 560 meters above the sea level. It has a rich hi...

WTI Magazine #58    2015 April, 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   We're finally covering the wines of the Marche region located in central Italy. The Marche region borders the Adriatic Sea with Tuscany and Umbria to the west, Abruzzo to the south and Emilia-Romagna to the north. The climate is...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Friuli's wine producers pride themselves on the purest expressions of fruit. Most of the region is dominated by whites and some wine producers are using oak, but not like many of the white wines in the rest of the world. The...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This month we are exploring volcanic wines from Campania, which I've mentioned before is where my dad's side of the family is from. I have yet to go to his home town of Candida in the village of Avellino, but I will make it t...

  WTI Magazine #46    2014 October, 29Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   The Abruzzo region of Italy is surrounded by the Corno Grande on one side, which is the highest peak of the Appennine mountains, and on the other the Adriatic Sea. The Corno Grande is part of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, meaning great rock of Italy, which i...