WTI Magazine #41    2014 July, 30Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Rosé wines in Italy are known as rosato. These wines came about years and years ago when Italians were trying to produce deep colored wines, but they didn't have the temperature control methods that we have today, therefore, the heat would stop the process...

Bisogna arrivare alla terza generazione, neanche così lontano, per vedere realizzato in pieno il sogno americano. Quello di un pastore pugliese che arriva, come tanti, agli inizi del Novecento, analfabeta e povero, con l'iconografica valigia di cartone.   Tre generazioni segnano il traguardo verso il successo, il riscatto di un rischio: aver...

The award ceremony takes place this Sunday, June 29 at the Gansevoort Luxury Resort in New York. The ceremony, "Award under the stars: Research and Flavors of Apulian cuisine," was created to promote the Mediterranean diet and its benefits, Puglia tourism and art made in Puglia.   The evening is organized by Giusy Malcangi, president of the...

Tuscany is without doubt one of those wine regions that give some of the most important reds in the World. It is a region full of tradition, but in continuous evolution since the introduction of international grape varietals and the use of the French barrels that became common in the seventies.   Beginning in the 80's and through the 90's th...

Sono appena rientrata dalla Wine Bloggers Conference che si è svolta nell'area dei Finger Lakes, nello stato di New York. Nel mio ultimo articolo, avevo già scritto dei bei Riesling che avevo avuto occasione di provare prima della conferenza. Ma durante il mio viaggio sono stata ancora più piacevolmente sorpresa non solo da altri dei loro Riesling,...

The world of Franciacorta is narrated by its producers all along the seasons: winter pruning, spring blossoming, summer harvest and autumn ploughing.   That's how the historical roots, the production method and the magic of Franciacorta's effervescence merge with the beauty of the land of origin, where the evolution of vine, the grapes growt...

by Silvia Donati   The list that wine buffs around the world expect with anticipation every year is out: Wine Spectator's Top 100, which "honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world," based on quality, value, availability and excitement.   And, as is always the case, Italy stars with 20 wines, making it the secon...

by Lavinia Pisani   Nestled in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley stand the historical Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes of Bacigalupi Vineyards. Growers Charles and Helen Bacigalupi are internationally known after winning the 1976 Paris Tasting. Not only represents this a Californian success, but also an Italian-American. As Helen wri...

Italy has given American wine lovers a lot of gifts over the centuries. Most of those produced in California are the result of Italian and French pioneers investing in and bringing their knowledge to places like Napa Valley.   The Italians have enjoyed sparkling wines of all varieties as part of their cultural wine experience for many years....

Unlike so many of our other tastings that are a full sit down and taste pairing, we decided to intrduce you to what we believe is one of the most approachable lines of everyday drinking italian wines! The Vicolo Family of wines currently only availabel in restaurants in Florida provides a highly economical value of everyday drinking wines.  ...