North County has a new place to find Italian speciality goods with Roma Market, which opened on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 1054 West Valley Parkway in Escondido.   The new neighborhood market features, in addition to Italian speciality items, a regular market and a deli, which will serve meats and cheese, as well as hot dishes, sandwiches, pizza, ge...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture announces its kick-off celebration of the Italian Heritage Month: "Vino 2015," a wine-tasting event with wines offered by Gary's Marketplace from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 at Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield.   Tickets for members are $40 per pers...

Vinitaly International joined wine trade and press professionals this week in New York for the Italian Trade Commission's VINO 2015 Italian Wine Week & Convention, a series of seminars and tastings celebrating the wines of southern Italy.   "Vino is back!" announced ITC's Trade Commissioner Pier Paolo Celeste, referring to both the growi...

by Eric Degerman and And Perdue   In its native Italy, barbera is the third-most-planted red wine grape — after sangiovese and montepulciano — but here in the Northwest, it isn't much more than a niche variety.   But interest in the bright, rich red variety is beginning to grow as winemakers and consumers alike begin to stretch their...

by Nathalie Atkinson   The winding streets of Treviso are dotted with little taverns outfitted with wooden stools, plaid tableclothes and small plates of simple bites called cicchetti. The Venetian take on finger food includes standards like breaded and flash-fried zucchini flowers or a dollop of dried salted cod that's been slowly emulsifie...

Una vetrina internazionale per tutte le imprese del settore agroalimentare italiano: questa in sintesi la piattaforma online "Italian Quality Experience", nata grazie ad un progetto di Unioncamere per valorizzare le eccellenze della filiera italiana del food, in vista dell'importante appuntamento di Expo 2015.   La piattaforma sarà online da...

by Nick Antonaccio   As I recently reported, I attended a wine tasting event in New York City. A consortium of the top winemakers across Italy presented their world-famous wines. The group, Grande Marche, is an amalgam of 19 family-owned wineries perennially considered the most prestigious in the land.   Winemakers poured one rep...

An increase in Prosecco sales of more than a third in the US is driving healthy growth in the Italian sparkling wine market, experts have said. Sales have gone up by 35 per cent in North America, while the average price of a bottle has risen by more than 36 per cent to around $12, wine expert Danny Brager said at the launch of Italian wine com...

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...