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”.
Armit Wines has added the “elegant” and “distinctive” wines from the Felluga family’s Castello di Buttrio to its portfolio.
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.
Italian police have seized over 9,000 bottles of fake Moët & Chandon Champagne from a shed in the countryside near Padua in northern Italy.
Following in the footsteps of the Fine Wine 100, the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 index also made gains in January with Bordeaux leading the way.
The “extraordinarily elegant” 2013 vintage of Sassicaia from Tenuta San Guido has been released.
Pol Roger UK has signed an exclusive agreement with esteemed Brunello estate Biondi Sandi making the company the sole distributor of its wines in the UK.
Italian wine producer Masi has unveiled a new design for Modello, positioning it as an autonomous brand made up of four different wines.
Five spectacular Barolo ‘crus’ were unveiled by the Italian wine expert, Michael Palij MW in the latest dbHK’s masterclasses.
The vineyards of Soave are the first in Italy to have been listed in the country’s National Register for historical and rural landscapes.
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