Sace, a Ministry of Economy and Finance company specializing in the insurance-financial sector has analyzed Italian wine (among the many various analyses) and presented its report at Vinitaly. The report confirms that Italian wine is in the spotlight in all its complexities and varieties - made up of large and small wineries, emerging and historic...

Italian wine exports achieved an all-time high in 2021, growing +12% in value thanks to the reopening of restaurants all over the world after many difficult months characterized by the pandemic shutdowns. This is what emerges from an analysis by the Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti based on Istat data on the occasion of the 2022 edition of V...

Di Bruno Bros. is bringing exciting offerings to cheese lovers with an innovative new experience. Partnering with Cheese Journeys and Tenaya Darlington, aka Madame Fromage, the companies are kicking off an adventure to Italy’s Piedmont, Lombardy, and Lake Country from May 17–28. “As education is so important to appreciating artisanal cheeses, I’m t...

The third annual Arkansas Italian Food and Wine Festival presented by Relyance Bank is scheduled for April 29 through May 1 at the Penick Boys & Girls Club in Little Rock. The event will feature three days of Italian food, culture, wine, as well as arts and crafts, demonstrations, a kids’ zone and musical acts.  Some of Arkansas’ best Italian food...

From the Supertuscans, symbol of the “renaissance” of Italian wine and of the highest levels reached in the search for the highest quality by the producers of the Belpaese, to the search for the white truffle of Alba in the Langhe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from an obligatory stop such as Piazza San Marco in Venice (by far, the No. 1 reason) to...

Have you ever heard of Franciacorta? I hadn’t until recently. Located just south of Lago d’Iseo at the foothills of the Italian Alps, Franciacorta is a region of Lombardy famous for the production of wine. Franciacorta wine is one of Italy’s best kept secrets. So much so that Italians want to keep it for themselves. This delicate sparkling wine is...

The Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Dogliani, the association representing over 500 wineries in Piedmont, Italy, is pleased to announce the second annual edition of Barolo & Barbaresco World Opening in Los Angeles. The upcoming event will feature the most recently released vintages of Barolo and Barbaresco, 2018 and 2019, respec...

Easter in Italy is a serious topic. Children and teenagers are on vacation for a week, adults plan Easter lunch weeks in advance to decide who should bring what. La settimana Santa (aka Holy week) starts on Palm Sunday and ends on Easter. But what about wine? Easter: high, medium or low? Let’s start with a little curiosity: we know that Easter does...

We’re excited to host the Brunello di Montalcino – A Study In Contrasts masterclass at the debut Decanter Fine Wine Encounter NYC taking place in the heart of Manhattan’s Financial District on Saturday, 18th June. The best Brunello di Montalcino wines sit alongside some of the world’s greats. Known for their elegant yet concentrated fruits and powe...

Not only worries about markets and expensive prices but also good news for Italian wine: in two years, despite the pandemic, consumers have grown, especially among young people. The health battles do not scare wine lovers: for most of them, moderate consumption is not bad (and only 1 in 10 knows what Nutriscore is). Organic and native vines are amo...