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Saturday 10 October 2015


Italy becomes largest wine producer

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.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo HK to showcase Italian wine

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.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco harvest down ‘by 20-25%’

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.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco producer praises ‘quality’ vintage

Pre-harvest forecasts predicting the high quality of the 2015 vintage have proved accurate, Prosecco brand Follador has said.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Kate Hudson takes on Campari calendar

US actress Kate Hudson has been revealed as the new face of Campari’s 2016 Calendar, fronting the Italian brand’s “bittersweet” campaign.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Rugby World Cup drinks match-ups

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.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Solaia 2012 released

Solaia is the latest Super Tuscan to release its 2012 vintage after Masseto last week.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Chianti Classico to host Giro d’Italia stage

The vineyards of Chianti Classico will provide a fitting backdrop to a crucial stage of the Giro d’Italia next year.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

In focus: 2004 Super Tuscans

With strong brands, good volumes and consistent quality, the Super Tuscans are driving the Italian category in the secondary market.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Ornellaia second wine gets makeover

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.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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