Italy has overtaken France to become the country with the largest wine production in the world, as it expects a 50.37 million hectolitre harvest in 2015-16.
Vinexpo Hong Kong, the international wine and spirits trade show, will be making Italy its guest of honour at the next session on 24-26 May 2016.
The volume of grapes harvested in Prosecco is down on last year at certain estates, with one producer reporting yields down by “20-25%” on 2014.
Pre-harvest forecasts predicting the high quality of the 2015 vintage have proved accurate, Prosecco brand Follador has said.
US actress Kate Hudson has been revealed as the new face of Campari’s 2016 Calendar, fronting the Italian brand’s “bittersweet” campaign.
Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.
Solaia is the latest Super Tuscan to release its 2012 vintage after Masseto last week.
The vineyards of Chianti Classico will provide a fitting backdrop to a crucial stage of the Giro d’Italia next year.
With strong brands, good volumes and consistent quality, the Super Tuscans are driving the Italian category in the secondary market.
The 2013 vintage of Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia, the Super Tuscan’s “second wine”, will be released this week with a few small changes to its packaging.
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