by McClatchy/Tribune   "Italy is the most complex wine-growing region in the world," says Brian Larky, founder of Dalla Terra, an importer of Italian wines. "In California, you've got — what? — five, eight, 10 major growing regions," he says, "but in Italy you've got more grapes and more regions than anywhere else on the globe."   A c...

  WTI Magazine #66    2015 August, 21Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   In a recent tasting I sampled an indigenous and native white grape, known as autochthonous grapes, to central Italy, specifically Abruzzo and Marche regions. This grape I'm sharing today is pecorino. Pecorino is an early ripe...

Se si viene a New York, ci si accorge che il mondo è davvero piccolo e che la presenza di italiani è davvero così massiccia, come si ha modo di leggere se si approfondisce l'argomento. Aziende italiane, turisti, italoamericani che seppure sia passato diverso tempo da quando i nonni approdarono negli USA, rimangono fedeli a quell'Italian Style lasci...

Italian wine producer Riondo USA continues to surge, with its flagship Riondo brand rising 20% by volume and 12% by dollar value in the first six months of this year. The company is projecting 500,000 cases for Riondo in 2013. An Impact "Hot Brand," Riondo's depletions reached 400,000 cases in 2012. "Our Prosecco Spago ($10.99) and Pink ($9.99) ar...

Bistro Romano, a leading regional Italian restaurant in Philadelphia, is all set for yet another evening of exceptional wines and unique food pairings. On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, the Wine Cellar Club will meet in the Bistro's Great Room of 120 for its 36th annual tasting event. "Our Cellar Club is a savvy yet fun forum to taste the best grapes f...

Coffee is a key part of the Italian culture, but instead of simply spending your trip sipping cappuccini on terraces, why not get a taste for life on the other side of the bar? Florence's Espresso Academyoffers a range of courses including basic, intensive and café latte art, while the Terzi Coffee School in Emilia Romagna offers intimate workshops...

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts' annual Prime Rib Christmas Dinner will be held on Dec. 12 at 56 Margaret St. in Springfield.   The event will open with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The full menu includes antipasto, garden salad, baked stuffed shrimp, prime rib, roasted potatoes, ziti, desse...

Italian wine and spirits producer Bottega SpA has announced an agreement with Interbrands USA to distribute its portfolio to the cruise industry, exclusive of duty free.   Interbrands Wine & Spirits is one of the leading privately owned distributors in Scandinavia, and one of the largest suppliers to the Nordic travel retail and domestic...

By Tiara Brown   It may not be possible to have dinner in Naples, Italy with the expectation of making it home to Naples, Florida for bed on time, but diners at Bar Tulia might swear they've done just that.   The authentic Italian restaurant offers a paralleled European experience in terms of authentic Italian food and wines. Specific...

  WTI Magazine #32    2014 May, 29Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   The Torciano estate was founded in 1720 by Bartolomeo Giacchi, whom was originially from Florence, but moved to San Gimiganano. The winery became a place for passerbys on the way to Rome to rest and drink where the Giacchi family could sell their wines and...