If you like your red wines big, bold, then Nebbiolo (pronounced “Nebby-oh-low”) needs to be on your radar. Hailing from Northern Italy’s Piedmont Region, this grape is known for producing powerful, full-bodied, and tannic wines, while looking as pale as Pinot Noir.  Nebbiolo is an old, old grape, first being mentioned as far back as the 13th centur...

Hot summer evenings have always been the setting of our best memories. But there is one thing that cannot miss from said best memories: a nice glass of wine. Since ancient times, wine has always been considered as something so delicious, that had to be shared with other people thus ending up being associated to moments of conviviality. Already the...

Alto Adige – Südtirol is Italy’s northernmost wine region nestled in the Alps and Dolomite mountain ranges. Thanks to its geographic location and bi-cultural heritage, Alto Adige – Südtirol is multi-faceted and unlike any other winemaking region. Located between Austria and Switzerland on Italian soil, the region benefits from the best of both worl...

Delicato Family Wines recently announced the completion of the partnership with Francis Ford Coppola wine portfolio and two facilities anchored in Sonoma County, the Francis Ford Coppola Winery and the Virginia Dare Winery located in Geyserville, including the Archimedes Vineyard. The transaction was approved by the Federal Trade Commission on June...

Coming late this summer, the Little Italy Social Club, a membership program that will provide guests with a wide range of activities and events, will launch in the intimate setting of Amici House in the Little Italy dog park. Proceeds from our program help to support arts, culture, and heritage in our commu-nity. Following are some highlights of ou...

Stevie Kim, Managing Director of Vinitaly International and the founder of Vinitaly International Academy, together with VIA faculty member Henry Davar, hosted media and trade for an exclusive happy hour tasting benchmark Italian wines and discovering the structure and impact of the VIA programme. During the event, Stevie Kim announced a new schola...

For many travelers, one of the biggest reasons to visit Italy is the chance to taste the country's famous wines. A visit to an Italian vineyard involves more than just a tasting: architecture, décor, and accoglienza (welcoming hospitality) all provide a feast for the senses. And with numerous wine regions—do you go to Tuscany, or Sicily, or Lombard...

Molise is an understated region that's just waiting to be discovered, and the wines of Molise are no exception. The small region packs around 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) of vineyards sprawled in hilly, mountainous terrain, and red grapes represent two-thirds of the wine production. Molise shares with the neighboring territories of Abruzzo, Puglia...

During the Covid-19 emergency, food and beverage have become the main wealth of Italy for a value equal to 25% of GDP or 538 billion euros along the entire food chain, from field to table. In Italy the sector can boast four million workers engaged in 740 thousand farms, 70 thousand food industries, over 330 thousand restaurants&co. and 230 thousand...

We are a local organization that does quite a bit of fundraising and charity work. We generally have an annual banquet in October. Sadly, last year was not one of those years. However, this year’s banquet, “An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon”, is shaping up to be the event of the year and promises to be spectacular. We are looking for dona...