Proposta Vini, One of the Leading Wine Distributors of Italy, Presented its 2023 Catalogue in Rome

A big participation of 224 producers of wine and 13 of spirits in the presentation of the 2023 Catalogue of Proposta Vini took place between 29 to 30 January 2023 at Nuova Fiera di Roma. The annual appointment that transpired for the first time in Rome after its previous editions in the cities of Parma and Piacenza. It is an important encounter between producers who … Continue reading Proposta Vini, One of the Leading Wine Distributors of Italy, Presented its 2023 Catalogue in Rome

125 Years of Castello di Querceto is Celebrated With Chianti Classico Gran Selezione La Corte 2019

The Francois family of Castello di Querceto celebrates its 125 years as wine producer with the Chianti Classico Gran Selezione La Corte 2019, an elegant Sangiovese cru that interprets the excellence of the 2019 vintage. “All in all, a perfect vintage for our celebration of such an important anniversary,” concluded Simone François, fourth generation of a family fiercely proud of its traditions, and one whose … Continue reading 125 Years of Castello di Querceto is Celebrated With Chianti Classico Gran Selezione La Corte 2019

Taste the Art, the Project of Ippolito 1845 Winery Funding Historical Restorations in Calabria

Ippolito 1845 presents “Taste the Art”, the new corporate social responsibility project that puts together wine, art and territory. “A project that we care about a lot, born during the pandemic, when faced with the difficulties of the period we wanted to respond with a positive and energetic vision, through a desire for carefreeness that has materialized in a line of six limited edition wines, … Continue reading Taste the Art, the Project of Ippolito 1845 Winery Funding Historical Restorations in Calabria

A Tasting of the Delicious Indigenous Whites of Fonzone Winery in Irpinia

Some people can reroute their lives to what their hearts dictate later in life like in the case of Lorenzo Fonzone Caccese, a surgeon who founded Fonzone Winery in 2005. In the core of Irpinia, he found a piece of land that spans thirty hectares on a hill in the countryside of Paternopoli that stands in the province of Avellino, in the southern Italian region … Continue reading A Tasting of the Delicious Indigenous Whites of Fonzone Winery in Irpinia

Calatia: Excellent Organic Wines of Caserta with Indigenous Grapes

Looking at the splendid landscape of the vineyards of Calatia Winery in the ancient land of Caiazzo, you can easily understand the legend why Calatia, the nymph daughter of Tifata, took refuge in this magnificent land to escape the wrath if her father. It is an enchanting place embellished by the Caitini mountains where the vines meet the wild nature in perfect harmony with beautiful … Continue reading Calatia: Excellent Organic Wines of Caserta with Indigenous Grapes

Alois Winery: The Path to the Revival of Pallagrello and Casavecchia in Southern Italy

We are at the foot of Caiatini mountains in Upper Caserta, in the Campania region of Italy, close to the extinct Roccamonfina volcano and Volturno river, where nine hectares of land are surrounded by a natural amphitheater of hills. The presence of five volcanoes has restructured the landscape of the region and the prevalence of ignimbrite, a kind of volcanic rock that makes the region … Continue reading Alois Winery: The Path to the Revival of Pallagrello and Casavecchia in Southern Italy

A Taste of Cerasuolo di Vittoria: The Only DOCG Wine of Sicily

Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea just off the toe of the boot-shaped Italy, has another strength to its already abundant chest of treasures. It is a magical place famous for its stretches of fantastic beaches, ancient archeological sites, rich gastronomic heritage, active volcanoes, and roots of oenological culture. It is Italy’s largest wine producing region by landmass at more than 112,000 hectares … Continue reading A Taste of Cerasuolo di Vittoria: The Only DOCG Wine of Sicily

Tenuta Monteti: Showing the Excellence of Tuscan Coastal Wines

Fifteen kilometers from the Tyrrhenian Sea on the coast of Capalbio at an elevation of 145 meters asl, spouses Gemma Bracco and Paolo Baratta have found the perfect home in Maremma to cultivate vines and vinify them. It was in a valley protected by the Monteti hills. Maremma is a wild land with unspoiled nature stretching from the sea to the hills, permeating the air … Continue reading Tenuta Monteti: Showing the Excellence of Tuscan Coastal Wines

The Year 2022 Marks Another Success for Roero Days at Reggia di Venaria in Turin

It was a fulfillment for the wine producers of the Consorzio di Tutela Roero when they closed the two-day wine tasting event at Reggia di Venaria at the outskirts of Turin. A record number of over 3,000 wine enthusiasts have attended Roero Days between the 22nd and 23rd of May 2022. Wine lovers, wine professionals, art lovers and simply the curious ones have had the … Continue reading The Year 2022 Marks Another Success for Roero Days at Reggia di Venaria in Turin

Cantina Il Passo’s Muti-Awarded Alberi in Piano Aglianico del Vulture, Celebrating 10 Years

Ten years have passed for Maria Grimolizzi and her husband Raffaele when they purchased a 30-year old vineyard in Barile in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. They have always been involved in the cultivation of olives and cereals but the decision to venture into wine making had been very fruitful for them. From the first vintage of 2013 of the Aglianico del Vulture DOC, … Continue reading Cantina Il Passo’s Muti-Awarded Alberi in Piano Aglianico del Vulture, Celebrating 10 Years

Domus Artium Closes its Concert Season at Palazzo Ducale of Gallese

After the success of its previous concerts, Domus Artium closes its curtains for the summer season on 19 June 2022 after a spectacular night of music at the Palazzo Ducale of Gallese by the Venice Baroque Orchestra, cellist Nina Kotova and flutist Andrea Griminelli which was followed afterwards with the dinner prepared by Chef Lorenzo Iozzia of the Michelin-starred restaurant Casa Iozzia and the wines … Continue reading Domus Artium Closes its Concert Season at Palazzo Ducale of Gallese

Let’s Talk About Pinot Nero From Oltrepò Pavese in Italy

The 29 wine producers of the Consorzio Tutela Vini Oltrepò Pavese showcased their wines in Rome last 31 May 2022 in Beef Bazaar Restaurant at the second edition of the Talk ‘n’ Toast – Conversations on Pinot Nero (Pinot Noir). The wine event was opened with an interactive discussion by Filippo Bartolotta, a communicator of Italian wine for over twenty years, and Adua Villa, a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Pinot Nero From Oltrepò Pavese in Italy

Chiara Soldati of La Scolca Winery: After Being Appointed as Cavaliere del Lavoro, What’s Next?

Chiara Soldati, CEO of the prestigious Piedmontese winery La Scolca, was recently appointed as one of the 25 Cavalieri del Lavoro (Knights of the Order of Merit for Labor) by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella. It is an honorable recognition which acknowledges the 103-year long commitment of her family to viticulture. The company, which has been under the guidance of Chiara Soldati … Continue reading Chiara Soldati of La Scolca Winery: After Being Appointed as Cavaliere del Lavoro, What’s Next?

Albugnano 549: Nebbiolo at a High Altitude in Piedmont

We are in Piedmont with its most exalted grape variety, Nebbiolo. It is the same grape that makes Barolo and Barbaresco but this time, we are moving towards another part of the Piedmont region where it also found a suitable home at the highest altitude of 549 meters above sea level, at the hilltop village of Albugnano, on the east of Turin and the northern … Continue reading Albugnano 549: Nebbiolo at a High Altitude in Piedmont

Nittardi Launches International Art Contest for its 40th Anniversary Wine Label

Nittardi Wine Estate is a boutique winery situated in the heart of the Chianti Classico region with 40 hectares of vineyards divided between Castellina in Chianti and Maremma in Tuscany. It was originally a defensive tower known as early as 1183 by the name of “Nectar Dei” (The Nectar of the God) between Florence and Sienna. In the 16th-century, the estate was owned̀ by one … Continue reading Nittardi Launches International Art Contest for its 40th Anniversary Wine Label