The Consorzio di Tutela Vini d'Abruzzo is pleased to announce its participation in the Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour taking place in New York at the Second Floor Eventi hotel on October 25th, and in San Francisco at The Clift Royal Sonesta hotel on October 27th. The Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour is one of the most important and prominent...

On October 26th and 27th, Assovini Sicilia, an association representing over 90 of the best wine producers across the island, will present a selection of  interesting and unique wines from Sicily to a US press and trade audience for the first time ever. In collaboration with Colangelo & Partners, the event will showcase the unique variety the islan...

Italian wine is taking advantage of the tremendous recovery of global F&B demand. Also thanks to the renewed appeal of the “Italy” brand – see the triumphs in sport (European soccer championships), and music (Eurovision song contest) competitions – Italian wine exports increased in July reaching almost 4 billion euros in value. This makes the 7-bil...

“In the 1920s, Mussolini remapped Italy, so parts of ancient Tuscany are now part of Romagna,” says Marco Cerise, director of Pandolfa and Noelia Ricci wineries in Predappio, Romagna – Mussolini’s hometown, which lies about an hour northwest of Rimini, a city on the Adriatic Coast. The nefarious dictator wanted the confines of his Romagnolo hometow...

2021 is a “surprising” vintage for Barolo, which, with most of the Nebbiolo grapes in the cellar, but still in the middle of the harvest, literally collects the fruits of a year charaterized by climatic extremes. First of all the spring frosts, which fortunately have not affected a flowering in the early stage, then the rains in June, and finally t...

Compared to the pre-pandemic period, Italian wine is recovering and showing exponential sales growth. In the first seven months of 2021, the sector recorded an increase of +8.5% in exports, more than double France’s (+3.7%). This is what emerges from the data processed by the Vinitaly-Nomisma Wine Monitor on the eve of the Vinitaly Special Edition....

In the fall of 2019 I had the unique pleasure to be a guest of the Firriato winery on the island of Sicily. Today I’m featuring their Etna Bianco, Le Sabbie dell’Etna, highlighting the main grapes in the blend along with the Etna Bianco DOC wine region.  The Grapes  The Etna Bianco that I’m sharing today is made up of two Sicilian native white grap...

Tourism can play a key role in the sustainable development of the territories because, when adequately planned and managed, it can help to protect and enhance environmental, social and economic resources. The World Tourism Organization believes that a tourism that is connoted in a sustainable sense can contribute to achieving all the goals of susta...

Great news! Taste of Italy is scheduled for March, 2022 in Houston! For more information, please contact Italy-America Chamber of Commerce deputy director and Taste of Italy director Maurizio Gamberucci at m.gamberucci@iacctexas.com. Taste of Italy Houston is the largest trade fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wine and food products....

Italy has become a ‘dominant force’ on the fine wine market, with the country’s previously under-represented regions rising in importance on the secondary market, according to global fine wine marketplace Liv-ex. Last year saw Italy’s sub-index rise by 12.2%, and the increased trading of Italian wine on the secondary market trade has seen Italy bec...