Caprettone wine, tagged today as Vesuvio Caprettone DOP, takes its name from the homonymous vine. This autochthonous clone naturally selected in a winery located between the municipalities of Torre del Greco and Trecase, was the vine historically grown on the slopes of Vesuvius. History of Caprettone The name Caprettone refers to a nickname given t...

Giovanni’s Trattoria, a family owned Italian restaurant located on Staten Island has created a new at home dining experience, a virtual wine tasting event, which they will launch on Mother’s Day Weekend. The offering includes a custom kit that will be hand delivered to recipients which includes a wine glass, 3 five ounce individually sealed samples...

Everyone loves wine, especially Italian wine. Our fantastic scenario has an essential element in wine, being the highest expression of excellent agriculture and the ambassador of Italian culture and know-how in the world. To discover and learn about a landscape that includes – next to famous names such as Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino, and Valpoli...

Tuesday, May 12 10 a.m. EST / 4 p.m. CET. A webinar series on how to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the After COVID-19 Era, featuring top food and wine importers, distributors, and buyers from across the U.S. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. EPISODE 1: “Open for Business: The Italian Food and Wine Supply Chain.” With veteran Italian food impor...

Sicily, the ancestral island home of many Italian-Americans, has a long and interesting history including that of its wine production. Over twenty-five hundred years ago, the island was an integral part of Magna Grecia, the extension of Greek culture and power in the Mediterranean Sea. Well preserved ruins still exist in parts of the island. The Gr...

Il settore vitivinicolo è un pilastro del made in Italy e del nostro sistema agro-alimentare. L’Italia è il primo produttore mondiale di vino in quantità, il secondo esportatore di vini e spumanti in valore (dopo la Francia), il primo esportatore di vermut, liquori e cordiali, aceti di uve e succedanei. Nel 2019 la voce Istat “vini di uve”, compren...

The global coronavirus outbreak is changing every aspect of Italy's wine sector, from production to sales to consumption, even the way vintners promote the wine they make. Most restaurants in Italy have been closed for weeks, since the national coronavirus lockdown was first put into place on March 10. The worldwide economic slowdown and restrictio...

È come se tutto insieme venisse meno un mercato grande come gli Stati Uniti. Nel 2020 l’export di made in Italy agroalimentare potrebbe perdere 4 miliardi di euro, un colpo pesantissimo. A lanciare l’allarme è il presidente di Confagricoltura, Massimiliano Giansanti, che ha fatto i conti sulla base delle previsioni della WTO sull’andamento del comm...

Italy is by far the U.S. market’s largest imported wine category by volume, and is well represented on the latest Impact “Hot Brands” list. Italian sparklers in particular continue to see robust growth. Eight Italian wine brands earned Hot Brand honors this year, from a total of 16 imports. All those Italian entries offer a sparkling expression, an...

Sometimes, navigating the wide world of Italian wine can be extremely challenging, but here is a little guide to help you out. There is not a single doubt that wine plays an important role in Italian culture. For centuries, generation after generation have perfected the art of wine making. From what grape to use to how long it should age to, even,...