I nuovi dazi dell'amministrazione Trump sono un "duro colpo" all'agroalimentare italiano e un vantaggio per il "falso made in Italy", portando così a un doppio danno al nostro Paese. È quanto emerge da un'analisi della Coldiretti sugli effetti provocati dai nuovi dazi annunciati da Washington nei confronti dei prodotti dell'Unione Europea per la vi...

On Sunday, June 30th, Miami-based wine educator and Wine by the Bay owner, Stefano Campanini received the prestigious, Italian Wine Ambassador pin and certification, at the New York City presentation of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Ambassador Course.  With the support of the ICE – Italian Trade Agency, VIA staged the Italian Wine Ambass...

Tre caratteristiche che rendono unico lo champagne sono: vitigni, territorio e presa di spuma; i vitigni autorizzati sono il Pinot Nero, il Pinot Meunier e lo Chardonnay. Il nome lo deve alla regione della Champagne, nel nord-est della Francia, e il metodo di vinificazione è il Metodo Classico un tempo chiamato champenoise. Il disciplinare impone u...

After an intense week of lectures and tastings as well as a final examination in New York city, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) has just certified 12 new Italian Wine Ambassadors. The new Ambassadors are all operational in the United States. The re-formatted, tasting-intensive VIA Italian Wine Ambassador course saw the participation of 39 high...

When your family is from Italy, it’s nearly a rite of passage to preside over your own vineyard. Although Brian Matranga waited until later in life to do just that, he and his wife, Hope, have planted a little bit of the “Old Country” in La Center, Washington.  With strong family roots that trace back to Sicily, Brian began life in Roseville, Calif...

Produrre vino come facevano i Greci 2500 anni fa. Era un segreto degli isolani di Chio quello di tenere l’uva per qualche giorno in mare ed eliminare la sostanza cerosa esterna, detta pruina, per avere poi un appassimento più veloce e riuscir a far mantenere al vino aromi e sostanze. Il viticoltore elbano Antonio Arrighi ci riprova all’isola d’Elba...

I cibi targati Made in Italy continuano a mantenere la leadership online. Secondo un focus di Google Italia sui trends legati al turismo enogastronomico presentato al Castello di Grinzane Cavour in occasione del Food&Wine Tourism Forum, tartufo, gorgonzola e prosecco sarebbero i tre capisaldi italiani più cercati sul celebre motore di ricerca. Il c...

When I first meet Rachael Lowe, she isn’t the “picture” of a fine-dining sommelier I had in my mind. Down-to-earth and gregarious, she doesn’t speak in esoteric or rarefied tones, even though she is brilliant in her descriptions of the style, producer and terroir of the 800 labels on Spiaggia’s wine list. For over five years, Lowe has been the beve...

A total 14 Italian food and beverage products received the Italian Food Awards on the opening day of the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City before an audience of top personalities from the Italian food industry, U.S. buyers, chefs, ambassadors of Italian cuisine, and members of the media. The winners were selected from 11 product categories. T...

The Southern Italian region of Puglia has never been at a loss for great food and drink. In the old days, by train, it used to be an overnight slog of six-plus hours from Rome. These days, with smaller air carriers, you can get there in an hour from all over Europe. It is a region that has long been known for its mix of beaches, castles, fantastic...