"Attualmente noi distribuiamo 1 miliardo di contrassegni a denominazione d'origine; il 60% è relativo a vini Doc che sono facoltativi. Ciononostante dal 2009 ad oggi si è sestuplicato il numero di richieste su base volontaria di contrassegni che evidentemente vengono identificati come una possibilità importante anche dai produttori''.   Lo h...

by David Falchek   Last week, Italian winemaker Giorgio Rivetti spent two days in Scranton officiating at a candlelight winemaker's dinner at the Country Club of Scranton and a presentation for the Electric City Chapter of the American Wine Society.   The opportunity to meet the vintner and experience the wines of his La Spinetta and...

The Grand Tasting is the ultimate celebration of Italian wine. Featuring exclusively native varietals, this walk-around tasting promises an authentic Italian experience with each sip. Join Vino California as we pay homage to Italy's rich winemaking heritage and discover the incredible array of traditional and rare varietals produced by the Italian...

Food and wine are two things you'll never run out of in Italy. For those in the wine trade, experiencing the finest of the country's corked and cooked will not require a flight to Rome but a journey to Manhattan's Pierre Hotel on February 19, on which day Gala Italia will commence for its 30th anniversary.   The trade-specific exhibition or...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   As we all soak up the summer rays we can also dream of doing the same on the Italian Riveria. If you're not familiar with where exactly the Italian Riviera is, it's actually located in the region of Liguria in the top northwes...

Con un grandissimo successo, notevolmente superiore alle più rosee previsioni della vigilia, si è tenuta, nei grandi saloni dell'esclusivo Pierre Hotel di New York, la trentesima edizione del GALA ITALIA.   Un successo che ha visto convergere su New York i grandi produttori italiani, numerose personalità e VIP accolti da circa 1000 ospiti ch...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   Lombardy is a nationally unmatched area from the quantitative point of view of the production of wine. The Lombard wine can in fact rely on a large number of specialties, but among these only a few have managed, over the years, to get the DOC or DOCG label. The second cate...

Prosecco has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly. And listening to industry insiders assembled in the city of Romeo and Juliet for the VinItaly wine fair, the global love affair with the country's finest fizz is not about to go flat.   A disappointing 2014 harvest means producers could soon be struggling to keep pace with e...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Welcome to 2016! For the beginning of this new year we tackle some of the lesser discovered regions of Italy and they're all to the south starting with Basilicata. I've always appreciated all wines and of course I have some f...

Parallelamente all'import di vino italiano negli States, vanno diffondendosi sempre di più anche le enoteche guidate da giovani sommelier italiani. Per farsi un'idea si può contattare l'associazione di categoria: http://www.aisitalia.it/