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Italian wine

Spotlight on Collio: Italian region seeks place in the sun

The little Italian region of Collio is hoping that a new awards system can help gets its name on wine lovers’ radars.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Chef Cortellini untaps Prosecco’s gastronomic potential

Rising-star chef and Prosecco lover Danilo Cortellini talks to db about the food-pairing potential of Veneto’s most famous export.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Barolo’s Vietti winery bought by US company

Kyle Krause, the owner of the US convenience store chain Kum & Go, has bought Italian wine producer Vietti, based in the town of Castiglione Falleto in Barolo.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

A snapshot of Italy’s bulk wine

Italy is the world’s largest producer of bulk wine, making it exquisitely sensitive to market trends. Bulk Wine Broker Luigino Lazzaretto looks at how the market is evolving.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

O’Keefe: ageability key to Soave’s success

Communicating the ageability of Soave wines is crucial to the rebuilding of the region’s winemaking reputation, Kerin O’Keefe has said.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

Soave and Colli Euganei in pictures

This month db was on the wine trail in Soave and Colli Euganei in Veneto, sampling wines from the 2015 Soave vintage and travelling among the the vine-clad hills in search of vulcanicity.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Villa Sandi targets UK on-trade with Italian fizz from new DOC

Prosecco producer Villa Sandi is targeting the UK with wine from one of Italy’s younger DOCs, Vigneti della Serenissima.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Italian wine bar Veeno steps up national ambition

Italian wine café Veeno has stepped up its ambitious expansion plans, announcing the first three of ten new venues to open this year.

Friday, February 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Franciacorta sales rise despite ‘complex’ climate

Total sales of Franciacorta increased by 7.1% in Italy and 7.5% in export markets last year, despite what the Consorzio Franciacorta described as “an extremely complex climate in the economy as a whole”.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Father of Italian Wine’ Giacomo Tachis dies

The ‘father of Italian wine’, Giacomo Tachis – the oenologist who introduced the Super Tuscan to the world – has died in Italy at the age of 82.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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