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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The Grand Blogger Dinner 2020 in Rome, Italy

In the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak in the northern part of Italy, the third edition of Bohemian-style The Grand Blogger Dinner Rome pushed through with great success on the 27th of February 2020. Heavy rains and some absences of some guests due to travel restrictions did not hinder the delightful evening. Alwin Pascal Jager,…

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Settimana delle Birre Artigianali 2020 in Italy: An Event Dedicated to Craft Beers

The tenth edition of La Settimana della Birra Artigianale (Craft Beer Week), transpiring between 2 to 8 March 2020 all over Italy, has grown to a registry of 546 members from 311 craft beer brewery members in its creation in 2010. This largest event dedicated to craft beer was created by Andrea Turco, founder of…

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I Migliori Vini Italiani of Luca Maroni 2020 in Rome, Italy

The 21st Edition of I Migliori Vini Italiani (The Best Italian Wines) of Luca Maroni, held between 13 to 16 February 2020 in Salone Delle Fontane – EUR in Rome concluded with another huge success. More than 5,000 visitors attended, visiting the stands of the  140 producers with more than 800 labels available for tasting.…

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Forbes Italy and So Wine So Food Present The 2020 Guide of 100 Italian Excellences

The first edition of the 2020 Guide of 100 Italian Excellences (100 Eccellenze Italiane 2020) by So Wine So Food, an international enogastronomic magazine in Italy, in collaboration with Forbes Italy, was presented at Mediterraneo Restaurant in MAXXI – National Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome last 27 January 2020. The project aims to…

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Beviamoci Sud: Celebrating the Great Reds of Southern Italy in Rome

Brought to the capital by the agency of Riserva Grande with the collaboration of Luciano Pignataro and Percorsi di Vino, Beviamoci Sud, the first Festival of the Great Reds of Southern Italy came to life in the halls of Radisson Blu Hotel in Rome last on the first two days of February 2020. Wine producers…

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Extremes in Comparison: Understanding Quality in Food

Two men, both experts in the Italian food sector, come together in giving educational tastings of certain food products to provide better understanding of the quality of what we eat. Estremi a Confronto (Extremes in Comparison) is a series of blind food tastings organized by Roberto Rubino, President of ANFOSC and Metodo Nobile and Beppe…

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La Tognazza Presents “Amici Miei”, Combining Wine, Food & Music

The doors of Casa Museo di Ugo Tognazzi in Velletri opened once again on the last Saturday of November, the 30th, to an exclusive night of “Amici Miei”, a creation of Gianmarco Tognazzi of La Tognazza Winery. Amici Miei (My Friends), a name borrowed from the popular movie in the 1970’s directed by Mario Monicelli…

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Gagliardo, The Best Bitter in the World Pairs with Italian High Cuisine

Gagliardo Bitter Radicale, the Italian bitter awarded as the best bitter at the 2019 World Liqueur Awards enters the arena of Italian high cuisine. Four dynamic monthly evenings in the key cities of Italy are earmarked for the dinners with cocktail matching made exclusively with Gagliardo. They are not your classic food and drink matching…

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