Sofitel Wine Days 2021 Features the Wines of Lazio at Sofitel Rome

Sofitel, the luxury brand ambassador of the French Art de Vivre of the Accor Group, launched its 2021edition of the international event, Sofitel Wine Days. The event gives a unique opportunity in deepening the wine culture with the guidance of wine experts for the whole harvest period by hosting tastings, meetings and events and in…

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The Preview Tasting at the Anteprima Sagrantino 2017 in Montefalco

The beginning of the year 2021 amplifies the cautious step towards a new normality. One of them is the resumption of physical presence in wine tastings which puts the virtual tastings at the backseat. The Anteprima Sagrantino, organized by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Montefalco (consortium of Montefalco wine producers to safeguard and promote the wines)…

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Southern Italian Wine Winners at the Radici del Sud XVI Edition

Visibility to Southern Italian viticulture and agriculture of olive oils is the focal point of Radici del Sud, an annual exhibition and competition of South Italian wines and olive oils. Born from the idea of Nicola Campanile in 2005 who is an Apulian enogastronomic specialist and sponsored by the Regional Council of Puglia, Radici del…

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Vins d’Alsace Digital Fair 2021: First Virtual Tasting of Alsace Wines

The first four editions of the Salon Vins d’Alsace had seen great successes but with the global pandemic in 2020, the organization of the fifth edition had posed a significant challenge. With the tenacity of keeping the wheels turning, the wine fair was reinvented to a digital one, in conformity to the current situation where…

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Roma 4 Roma: An Initiative Uniting Rome’s Bartenders at The Court in Rome

It’s a very challenging moment for cocktail bars to stay afloat in this pandemic period alright. For a sector that exclusively starts to open their doors in the evening and closes them in the wee hours of the morning, the Covid-19 regulations in Italy completely clash with how they function. But resilience is the key…

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From Seoul to Rome: Learning to Cook With Michelin Starred Chef Kang Mingoo of Mingles

In celebration of the Korean culinary tradition, the city of Seoul organized an interactive digital cooking class with Michelin starred Chef Kang Mingoo as part of the five-day program of Taste of Seoul from 11 to 15 November 2020. While diverse events are organized in Seoul, two cooking classes were organized and promoted by the…

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The Six Different Personalities of Bellone at Cincinnato Winery

Cincinnato Winery, a wine cooperative led by Nazzareno Milita, has been producing wines in Cori in the Italian region of Lazio (about 70 kilometers from Rome) since 1947 with more than 550 hectares of land and 105 family growers of grapes. The cultivation is specific to the native grape varieties of the region which are…

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Campania Stories 2020: Most Notable Wines From the Preview Tasting

After months of delay caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, this year’s Campania Stories edition took place on the first four days of September 2020 in Mec Paestum Hotel in the town of Paestum, an ancient Greek city on the coastal area of Magna Graecia. Campania Stories is an annual wine event that was conceptualized and…

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It’s Another Excellent Vintage: Preview Tasting at the Anteprima Sagrantino 2016

Umbria is decidedly one of Italy’s most scenic regions and an ideal choice among travelers who love the Italian life. Its geography is characterized by an inviting landscape of a mixture of ancient walled hamlets and perfectly manicured rows of vineyards on hills and valleys. All the towns are characteristically charming and has distinctive importance…

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A Cena Con Gli Chef: The First Virtual Gastronomic Evening in Rome With The Chefs

Stefano Marzetti of Ristorante Mirabelle in Hotel Splendide Royal, Giuseppe Di Iorio of Ristorante Aroma in Palazzo Manfredi and Massimo Viglietti of Ristorante Taki – Off, three prestigious and decorated chefs in Rome get together to play protagonists in the first virtual gastronomic evening, A Cena Con Gli Chef (Dinner With The Chefs). In this…

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Tasting of Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva

Carpineto is a wine estate that produces world-renowned wines from their five estates in Tuscany. It was founded in 1967 by Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo who envisioned an enormous potentiality in their region in producing great traditional wines. In their quest for innovative viticulture and winemaking techniques aimed at producing the best…

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Puntarella Rossa Wine Club’s Initiative to Support Wine Bars in Rome, Italy

As the Covid-19 silently destroys everything in its path, the economic situation in Italy is grossly affected as well. While the whole country is in lockdown the past weeks and everyone is confined indoors, bright ideas come about on how to help jump-start the paralyzed remunerative activities when the doors finally open and the businesses…

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Enjoy The Genuine Italian Alfredo Sauce in Your Own Homes

More than a century has passed since Alfredo di Lelio made his famous fettucine dish for the first time for his wife at the restaurant’s present location in Via della Scrofa in Rome. Right after giving birth to their child, Alfredo’s wife felt very weak. Taking her condition to heart, Alfredo prepared a very simple…

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Sabino Basso’s Selection of 100% Authentic High Quality Southern Italian Oils

Garnering international awards like the prestigious Pentaward and the NACD Packaging Award as soon as the project has been born made Sabino Basso’s exclusive line of extra virgin olive oils one of the most sought after Italian products in the foreign market. The Oli d’Italia, Sabino Basso Selezioni (Oils of Italy, Sabino Basso Selection) are…

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Pio Cesare Winery: Keeping the Family Tradition of Barolo & Barbaresco From 1881

When successful entrepreneur Cesare Pio founded the Pio Cesare Winery in 1881, he had one thing in mind – to produce high quality wines that represent the terroir of the Piedmont region from the hills of Barolo and Barbaresco. Today, in the year 2020, after 139 years, the winery is still in the hands of…

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