On a frigid Friday evening, a milling crowd gathers outside the front door of Vincenza & Margherita Italian Bistro. Inside, couples, standing in the foyer or camping on couches near the hostess stand, juggle glasses of red wine in one hand and bulky winter coats in another. Every stool is occupied at the lively bar where a bartender sprinkles a...

Prosegue con soddisfazione la campagna di promozione negli Stati Uniti del Consorzio di Tutela dei Vini DOC Sicilia, che dal 23 al 26 settembre parteciperà alla 25esima edizione del Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, in collaborazione con la celebre testata Wine Spectator. Gli impegni continueranno poi a Los Angeles con una serie di appuntamenti con...

by Mark Bona   For the second consecutive year, Ballet in Cleveland will offer private-label, dance-themed wines in conjunction with Firelands Winery of Sandusky. The wines are from Firelands' Italian collection - Vermentino, a white wine, and Cannonau, a red also known as Garnache. Both are commonly grown in the island of Sardinia off...

In 1907 the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co. built this corner tavern at 2501 S. Superior St. to serve the working class neighborhood of Bay View. Northeast of this corner at Superior St. and Russell Ave. was the Milwaukee Iron Works Bay View Rolling Mill, the region's first heavy industry and the community's largest employer, which dominated the South S...

Il vino batte la Borsa. Di più: il vino batte l'industria manifatturiera. E ancora: il vino supera il settore alimentare e delle bevande in particolare. Risultati che valgono sia in termini di reddittività che occupazionali.   Insomma, la crisi che dal 2008 ha travolto il Vecchio continente continua a mietere vittime in tutti i comparti, ma...

Wine Spectator celebra il decennale dell'Istituto del vino italiano Grandi Marchi, dedicandogli un evento speciale alla Wine Experience di New York, l'appuntamento clou per il gotha della filiera enologica mondiale. Il 17 ottobre, infatti, le 19 cantine top dell'enologia italiana saranno protagoniste del pranzo annuale in cui sono attesi oltre 800...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Friuli's wine producers pride themselves on the purest expressions of fruit. Most of the region is dominated by whites and some wine producers are using oak, but not like many of the white wines in the rest of the world. The...

by Michelle Ramos   A small group of diners met with "Under the Tuscan Sun" author Frances Mayes Monday at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel for lunch.    The author and her husband Ed, in town to promote Mayes' label Tuscan Sun, chatted with about 15 people about life in Italy, where Mayes bought a house in 1990, and in North Carolina, w...

by Dave Desimone   When it comes to Italy's famed extra-virgin olive oils,terroir plays a critical role just as in wine. The authentic, top-quality oil comes exclusively from handpicked, freshly cold-pressed olives grown naturally only in Italy. Carlo Dozzi, a Pittsburgh-based importer and owner of Buon Sapore at One Oxford Centre, Down...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This month we are exploring volcanic wines from Campania, which I've mentioned before is where my dad's side of the family is from. I have yet to go to his home town of Candida in the village of Avellino, but I will make it t...