Nel mese delle festività si è registrato il record storico per l’export agroalimentare italiano sulle tavole di tutto il mondo, con le esportazioni di vini, spumanti, panettoni, formaggi, salumi e caviale Made in Italy che solo a dicembre 2019 hanno raggiunto i 3,5 miliardi di euro con un aumento del +7%. Questi i dati emersi dall’analisi Coldirett...

California winemakers are lending support to their French, Spanish and Italian counterparts in a plea to eliminate tariffs on the beverage after a trade standoff involving Airbus SE spilled over into duties on European wine. “Wine should not be targeted with tariffs of any kind in trade disputes unrelated to the wine trade,” the Wine Institute, whi...

Wine lists can be intimidating. The grapes, places, producers, styles and vintages create a knot of information that can seem impossible to untangle, especially when on the spot in a restaurant. As a sommelier, I’m on a mission to dive into the wine lists at North Texas restaurants and untangle the vinous knot. For Italian wines, Chianti and Barolo...

Gambero Rosso, the Italian-based media company founded in 1987 and a noted authority on Italian wine and food, returns to the U.S. in early 2020 for its annual invitation-only Trade & Media Tour featuring wines that received the conveted “Tre Bicchieri” designation in the company’s famed, annual Vini d’Italia (Italian Wines guide). The Vini d’Itali...

Brace yourselves, wine lovers. The price of Italian and other European wines in the US could double at the end of January. A bottle of your favourite Chianti, Barolo or Prosecco could soon cost twice as much if you're in the US, as the Trump administration is threatening to slap 100 percent tariffs on all wines imported from Europe. On December 12,...

As you are probably already aware, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is currently considering the implementation of 100 percent tariffs on food and wines produced in the European Union, including Italian products. The USTR already imposed 25 percent tariffs on Italian cheese and other food products in October of last year. The fallout for Italia...

No longer confined to Italy’s most vaunted regions for quality wines, sommeliers are stretching the boundaries of traditional offerings, turning to indigenous grapes and previously unknown regions to refresh their lists. And, happily for lovers of Italian cuisine, such native wines are finding their way into the upper tiers of dining in the United...

Il Palace of Fine Arts di San Francisco ospiterà la ventesima edizione del prestigioso “Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards”, il più importante premio internazionale nel mondo del vino e degli spiriti. A rendere speciale questa cerimonia per l’Italia sarà la presenza della Distilleria Nonino di Percoto, prima azienda italiana a essere premiata nella s...

New Year’s Eve is almost here and we at the Italian American Podcast thought we should bring in a special guest to help us point you in the direction of Italy’s best “bubblies” so that when the Ball drops, and you pop the cork you could know exactly which Italian sparkling wine should be in your glass! But, Christian Galliani, Founder of ‘Wine for...

No wonder owner Sauro Podesta keeps a beady eye on his Springer Spaniel and is poised to sprint whenever he hears frantic digging among the oaks. But, during our sunny morning walk in a northern Italian wood, he is never cross with his wayward hound who must have earned him thousands over the years by snuffling out the pungent treasures to supply h...