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Thursday 2 April 2015

Italy

Uncorked: Francesca Planeta

Francesca Planeta returned to Sicily for the first vintage of Planeta Chardonnay in 1995 and now runs the family winery with her cousin Alessio Planeta

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

8 things you should know about Prosecco

With Prosecco currently breaking sales records left, right and centre, we round up a few things that everyone should know about Italy’s famed fizz.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 5 wine hotels in Italy’s Veneto

We round up a selection of hotels perfectly placed for exploring the rich winemaking region of the Veneto in north-east Italy.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Renzo Cotarella

Renzo Cotarella is CEO and chief winemaker for Marchesi Antinori, overseeing the company’s estates in Italy and California, and its joint ventures in other countries like Chile.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Argentina trials ancient Italian grape

Argentina’s Doña Paula winery has high hopes for an extremely rare Italian red grape called Casavecchia, which will be used as a blending partner for Malbec.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

New director for One Red Dot

Hong Kong merchant One Red Dot has named Douglas Thomson as its new business development director.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Leonardo da Vinci’s vineyard recreated

A vineyard that was owned by the original (and ultimate) “Renaissance man”, Leonardo da Vinci, has been replanted in Milan and will one day produce wine again.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Profits slide at Gruppo Campari

Wild Turkey showed signs of struggling to capitalise on the current Bourbon boom, as owner Gruppo Campari announced a pre-tax profit fall of -15.7% in its end of year results.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Italian fine wine leads on cuisine

While Italian wines can’t quite match the presence of French favourites in Asia, the country’s other famous export – cuisine – is one way of helping bring the country’s top pours further into the spotlight.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Querciabella launches new Riserva

Chianti Classico producer Querciabella has launched its first Riserva wine since the 1999 vintage.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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