I vini biologici di Roccafiore conquistano i consumatori statunitensi. Nei primi mesi del 2014, l'azienda di Todi (Perugia) ha già superato le vendite dell'anno precedente, con una crescita a due cifre: +10% rispetto al 2013, quando si sono toccate le 15.000 bottiglie esportate in questo mercato.   Negli USA Roccafiore è presente in diverse...

Wine connoisseurs and novices alike have another opportunity to brush up on their knowledge of reds and whites at Carmelo's Italian Restaurant's "Tastes of Italy" Wine Dinner to be held on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The restaurant is located at 14795 Memorial Drive. Restaurant owner and chef Carmelo Mauro will be on hand as attendees take a "to...

by Craig Laban   Thanksgiving can be predictable when it comes to the drinks. Pinot noir. Zinfandel. All-American choices. But as a nod to this year's Italian American-theme menu from chef Joe Cicala, we've decided to suggest a splash of Italian flavors, too.   For example, why not loosen up the aunts and uncles with a cocktail m...

The value of Italian wine exports grew buy an estimated 6 per cent to €5.4 billion in 2015, compared to €5.1 billion in the previous year. However, reduced product availability after 2014's disappointing harvest meant that the volume of wine exports was lower than the year before, reaching just over 20 million hectolitres.   Growth was mainl...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   One of the days while staying in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany I toured a few of the wineries in the reknowned Chianti Classico region as discussed in one of my previous blogs, Chianti region. A very well known producer, Castellare di Castellina, was...

  WTI Magazine #44    2014 October, 1Author : buonenotizie.it      Translation by:   Harvest time is approaching with great strides. Wine tourism in Italy is booming and is able to innovate with new proposals: for example, Salento is preparing to decline it with a smart formula, a new trip type, both useful to the tourist and the local area.  ...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Just like the United States has every state producing wine, so does Italy with wine regions. Today we're going to cover the Lazio region, also known as Latium. Without knowing it most of you will be familiar with it or have even been to it as it houses...

by Rich Cohen   In my family, there's no distinction between The Godfather and theology. We are encouraged to study the movies for signs and portents and use its plot points and aphorisms as a life guide. When offering exegesis on a particular scene, we are, in the way of scholars, to refer to GF1, GF2, or the non-canonical GF3.   Bec...

Grand Tour, the historyThree hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization. With nearly unlimited funds, aristocratic connections and months (or years) to roam,they commissioned paintings, perfected their language skills and min...

Diego Meraviglia, Vice President and Director of Education of the North American Sommelier Association (NASA) and Gold-Pin Sommelier, returns to Miami to head the Southeastern US presentation of the Italian Wine Immersion Course. Designed for either wine enthusiasts or professionals, the classes deeply and fully explore all 20 wine regions of Italy...