Carlo Catani, an activist with the Slow Food movement, was at a wine show in Italy two years ago tasting some bottles from Georgia when an idea struck him: what if he were able to convince Italian winemakers to make wine using the traditional Georgian method of fermenting it in large clay vessels known as kvevri?   The initial idea was somet...

  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...

By Vince Rembulat   St. Anthony's Harvest Festival is right around the corner. To mark the occasion, organizers will be selling the souvenir shirts and aprons after each of the masses this weekend or at the parish hall, 505 E. North St. Manteca.   Lois and Keith Wiedenhoeft are this year's co-chairs. The shirts and apron with the...

I HAVE always been a little underwhelmed by the wines of America's east coast. In comparison to its better known counterparts from the west in California, the USA's east coast regions tend to get forgotten by most of the UK's wine importers – and for good reason. So I was interested to see that one of our most traditional wine merchants, The Wine...

Le B nobili del vino italiano catturano la scena newyorkese. Oltre 50 produttori vitivinicoli del Belpaese sono stati i protagonisti della passerella in «rosso» organizzata dal team di James Suckling & Zachys, che ha portato nella privilegiata vetrina della Grande Mela Brunello, Barbaresco e Barolo.   «E' stata l'occasione per riunire i...

I grew up in what I think is a typical Italian-American family, with big feasts on Sundays and holidays. My uncle owned and operated Gabrielle Macaroni, a company that made a variety of pastas with machinery he imported from Italy. He sold his pastas to several Italian specialty markets and restaurants.   Going to the Italian market as a chi...

United for once, in the name of a just cause, Italian wine producers, headed by Vinitaly International, the Ambassador of Italian Wine, will join forces with the American Cancer Society on the occasion of the ninth edition of Taste of Hope, one of New York's top fundraising events.   The coming Thursday, Mercer Street will play host once aga...

Celebrare il cibo e il vino italiano. Questo l'obiettivo di "Taste of Italy – Wine and Dine Italian Style", evento promozionale in programma il 14 e 15 aprile prossimi a Houston.   Organizzata dall'Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, la due-giorni è rivolta ad operatori specializzati di prodotti autentici italiani Food&Wine inter...

by Maarten van Aalderen   The American journalist Monica Larner was born in 1970 in Los Angeles and she has lived in Italy since she was eleven years old. Since then she has often returned to the United States, dividing her time between her country and Italy. Larner worked for the journalist Furio Colombo when he was a correspondent for la R...

by Umberto Bacchi   Italy has surpassed France to take to crown of world largest wine producer in 2015, according to European Union data. This year's benign weather conditions have resulted in an abundant grape harvest across the Mediterranean peninsula, as opposed to that reaped on the other side of the Alps.   Italy's projected wine...