WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   You may be familiar with Lambrusco as the cheap Riunite sparkling sweeter red, but gosh is there much more to it than that. Lambrusco hails from the Emilia Romagna region and more specifically from the flatlands of Modena and Re...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The area of production of this Aglianico is a few miles east of Benevento, perched around the slopes of Mount Taburno, an isolated ground on the massive Campanian mountains formed in the Mesozoic. The entire area of Benevento was originally occupied by a...

Mucci Imports, owned by Nick Mucci, is a Boston based Italian wine importer specializing in unique Italian varietals from producers he has hand picked throughout his travels from living in Italy and developing special relationships with the winemakers. Mucci started the company in 2013, towards the end of the summer. When I first met him, he was i...

Nel quadro delle iniziative in favore del vino italiano sui mercati internazionali abbiamo il piacere di comunicare che è prevista la realizzazione della 4^ edizione del progetto Italian Wine Week 2015 – VINO 2015 (IWW). L'iniziativa prevede un programma articolato di azioni a favore del vino italiano con l'obiettivo di consolidare e ampliare l'of...

Un buon bicchiere di vino non è solo un innegabile piacere, ma anche l'importante tassello di un settore economico che solo negli Stati Uniti produce 1,1 milioni di posti di lavoro e contribuisce con 162 miliardi l'anno all'economia nazionale. Con questi presupposti Mike Thompson, membro del Congresso statunitense, e l'ambasciatore italiano Claudio...

The 8th edition of the annual American Cancer Society's "Taste of Hope" fundraiser in New York is again supported by Italy's finest wines on May 2nd. Vinitaly International renews its commitment to the important cause of the American Cancer Society (ACS), whilst realizing one of New York's top charity events this year at 82 Mercer (82, Mercer Stree...

"In Italia siamo grandi, qui dei nani. Dobbiamo crescere, è il mercato ad imporcelo". Francesco Zonin - vicepresidente della casa vinicola vicentina e responsabile commerciale – non ha dubbi.   Il mercato statunitense offre al vino italiano grandi soddisfazioni ma le regole del gioco qui sono profondamente diverse, anzitutto dal punto di vis...

by Chiara Giovoni   Ok, 21 June has passed, it is officially summer and the "Mediterranean diet" requires a shift towards fish recipes. If you have access to a sea-view terrace, so much the better. If, however, you are not skilled cooks and you have decided that your salvation for the holidays will be dining in a typical restaurant on your d...

by Jennifer Martin   This month I interviewed local Italian wine expert, Ciro Pirone. I met Pirone when I recently took the Italian Wine Specialist certification course through the North American Sommelier Association. He happened to be the coordinator of the course, and I immediately gravitate to folks that not only have a love for Italy, b...

by Kerin O'Keefe Readers often ask me: what's your favorite wine? That's a tough question, because I love so many, from full-bodied Barolos to the elegant, almost ethereal reds from Mt. Etna, from mineral-driven Soaves to complex, savory Verdicchios.   But one thing many of my top picks have in common is vine age, with wines made from old v...