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

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

Beviamoci Sud 2022 in Rome: Highlighting the Southern Italian Wine Regions

Beviamoci Sud, which literally means “Let’s Drink South”, has finally opened its doors in Rome again after two years of hiatus due to the pandemic. In the weekend of 14 to 15 May 2022, Riserva Grande Agency organized the fourth edition of the wine event dedicated to the wines of Southern Italy at Hotel Villa Pamphili in collaboration with wine critics Andrea Petrini of Percorsi … Continue reading Beviamoci Sud 2022 in Rome: Highlighting the Southern Italian Wine Regions

Tenuta Scuotto: Putting Irpinia’s Quintessential Characteristics in the Bottle

Oi Ni took me to Tenuta Scuotto a few years ago. It was not like the other Fiano wines I’ve tried. The complexity is impressive and as it ages more, it bears some similarities to Riesling. Its personality starts with the structure and acidity then moves you towards layers of ripe fruits and petroleum aromas. It is that kind of wine that’s waiting to narrate … Continue reading Tenuta Scuotto: Putting Irpinia’s Quintessential Characteristics in the Bottle

Tenuta San Francesco: Centuries-Old Vines Producing Phenomenal Wines in the Amalfi Coast

Have you ever seen the trunk of a centuries-old vine branch? An authentic bole grown in awning that winds for meters and meters twisting on itself, with the joints that they resemble seafaring knots, intrigues of wool skeins, creating grotesque games of lights, shadows and wood. Have you ever walked under the branches of Tintore, humongous pergola-trained vines that create roofs of leaves above your … Continue reading Tenuta San Francesco: Centuries-Old Vines Producing Phenomenal Wines in the Amalfi Coast

Campania Stories 2021: The Most Remarkable Wines in the Tasting

The Campania region has a lot to offer gastronomically, oenologically and historically. Located in the south of Rome on the anterior shin part of the boot-shaped country, it dwells on a patchwork of exceptional variegated environmental factors wherein native grape vines flourish resulting in distinctive first-rate wines. With the components of the volcanic arc in the region namely Mount Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei, and Roccamonfina, it … Continue reading Campania Stories 2021: The Most Remarkable Wines in the Tasting

La Fortezza in Sannio: Wines of Great Character From Campania’s Indigenous Grapes

La Fortezza is a producer of wine located in Torrecuso in Tora in the region of Campania that was established in 2009 by Enzo Rillo. It lies on a land of 60 hectares (40 of which are owned) in the viticultural zone of Sannio in the province of Benevento. It is crossed by the southern Apennine ridge, borders with the metropolitan city of Naples to … Continue reading La Fortezza in Sannio: Wines of Great Character From Campania’s Indigenous Grapes

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 Sud has substantially grown in a much wider proportion nationally … Continue reading Southern Italian Wine Winners at the Radici del Sud XVI Edition

A Trip to the Territory of Catanzaro in Calabria with Undiscovered Italy Tours

The fourth edition of the Undiscovered Italy Tours created by Daniela Corti Events took place between 19 to 22 July in the province of Catanzaro in Calabria with a selection of travel bloggers and specialized journalists. It was made possible with the patronage of Enit, partnership with the Camera di Commercio di Catanzaro and with the support of the Municipality and Proloco of Tiriolo, and … Continue reading A Trip to the Territory of Catanzaro in Calabria with Undiscovered Italy Tours

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 organized by Miriade & Partners with the aim of presenting … Continue reading Campania Stories 2020: Most Notable Wines From the Preview Tasting

Pairing Nardone Nardone Greco di Tufo 2017 with Caprese Salad & Asparagus with Olives

The Nardone Nardone Winery was founded in 2006 in Irpinia, in the area of Taurasi. Having grown in the vineyards, Mimmo carries on the work started by his grandfather Domenico and his father Vincenzo by making wine produced in their land. He aims to achieve excellence in the quality of the wine he produces and represent the traditions and qualities of territory where his wine … Continue reading Pairing Nardone Nardone Greco di Tufo 2017 with Caprese Salad & Asparagus with Olives