E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) announced today that it has been awarded the exclusive rights to distribute Italy's famed Pieropan wines in the United States beginning May 9, 2015.   Pieropan will join Allegrini and Poggio al Tesoro wines in Gallo's new Luxury Wine Group (LUX Wines).  Gallo started LUX Wines in 2014 to meet the evolvin...

The U.S. edition of the Made in Italy Awards 2015 will take place on September 2015, in New York, in the presence of a vast audience of Italian and American business, institutions and celebrities. The Made in Italy Awards 2015 is under the patronage of the Italian Trade Agency, ITA which is the government organization promoting the internationaliz...

by Nancy Casas   Having grown up in an area in Italy bountiful in vineyards, Diego Meraviglia has made a successful career as a sommelier. After beginning as an aspired musician, his journey took a different route, influenced by his love for food and wine.   Now he is VP and Director of Education at NASA (National American Sommelier A...

The latest trend hitting the runway at New York Fashion Week is sparkling, crisp and comes in a glass. Two of Italy's creative powerhouses, Italia Independent and famed Italian wine maker, Marco Fantinel, launch their newest project, The Independent Prosecco, in the U.S. this fall.    The Italian fashion group is known for their sophist...

Dalle scatole 'magiche' per produrre in pochi giorni imitazioni del Chianti al Kressecco tedesco, al Barbera romeno, ai concentrati di Sambuca, Amaretto e Anisetta: il settore dei vini e dei liquori italiani taroccati sottrae almeno 200 milioni di euro all'anno alla produzione nazionale.E' quanto stima la Coldiretti che ha allestito al Vinitaly "L'...

by Roberto Natalini   Christmas and New Years' Eve are just around the corner, and that means it's the time to indulge in traditional Italian meals and sweets, combined with fine bubbly wines to celebrate the festivities in style.   All it takes is reaching the neighborhood of North Beach, where you can find everything to enjoy an aut...

di Maurita Cardone   È profondamente radicato nel territorio da cui ha origine e che gli regala quel sapore così distintivo. Viene da una ristretta zona dell'Umbria di cui è diventato uno dei migliori biglietti da visita. Il Sagrantino di Montefalco è un vino di carattere ed è con tutta la sua ricca personalità che si presenta agli americani...

The Rochester Marriott and the Kahler Hospitality Groupare pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Salute wine bar and more as the newest addition to the portfolio of delicious downtown dining experiences.   Italian born Executive Chef Pasquale Presa, presents authentic dishes in a modern way, bringing the motto of vivi bene, mangia bene pe...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   This may be one of those grapes that you haven't heard of or it may be one you really enjoy so I wanted to share some information on it to further educate and maybe peak your interest to try something new. Sagrantino is an indigenous grape to Italy pri...

Americans love to visit Italy, especially Tuscany, and one of the reasons is the grape called sangiovese. Best known when made into the red wine called Chianti, it is called "the defining grape of Italy." It has been both the region's boon and its bane.    Infinitely malleable, it is so familiar to centuries of Italian growers that they...