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Sunday 11 December 2016 loc: GB

Amarone

Santa Sofia unveils first Amarone DOCG

In celebration of its 200th anniversary, the Pedemonte winery Santa Sofia released its first Amarone DOCG at a grand dinner held in the three Michelin starred Macau restaurant, 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana.

Friday, September 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Masi releases sparkling from dried grapes

Amarone specialist Masi has released what is believed to be the world’s first sparkling wine made from dried grapes.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Amarone improved by pergola training

Masi is turning back the viticultural clock and converting its Valpolicella vineyards to the traditional pergola training system to improve berry quality for its Amarones.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Elliot Faber

The best and worst part of the wine business is excessive drinking, according to Elliot Faber, beverage director of Yardbird, Ronin and Sunday’s Grocery.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Organic winemaker makes push on HK

A pioneering family-run Italian winery is hoping to raise the bar for organic wines in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tedeschi boosts Fells’ Italian portfolio

Valpolicella producer Tedeschi Family Winery has joined UK importer John E Fells on an exclusive distribution basis.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in Asian media

The Wine Times of Hong Kong recommends an “earth-shatteringly good” white wine as well as a sparkler with a “fresh and zingy citrus taste and a relatively long finish”.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Recioto needs updating

Producers in Valpolicella are forgetting about Recioto as the popularity of Amarone continues and it is in urgent need of updating says on the region’s biggest winemakers.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

In recommending wines from Italy Jon Bonné picks a wine that “shows the best of Etna’s style” while Bill St John highlights an “amazing and gorgeous” Amarone.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Urban development threatens Dante’s wine region

A winemaking descendant of the poet Dante Alighieri is urging the local government of Veneto to tighten planning laws to protect Valpolicella from urban sprawl.

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

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