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Thursday 31 July 2014

Italy

Ex-england manager launches wine label

Former England manager, Sven-Göran Eriksson, has launched his own wine label, joining the likes of Cliff Richard and Gerard Deperadieu.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Frescobaldis to open London restaurant

The Frescobaldi family is extending its interests from Tuscan wine production to London’s dining scene, with the launch of a restaurant and wine bar this autumn.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

20% of Italy’s vineyards declared obsolete

As much as one fifth of Italy’s vineyards are “obsolete” according to Marchese Piero Antinori, the long-standing president of Marchesi Antinori.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 3 Comments »

The two faces of Italy’s Lugana wine region

During a recent trip to the Italian wine region of Lugana, I was told by a producer that the area has two different faces. I was intrigued.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Alessi releases da Vinci-inspired bottle

The president of Italian kitchenware firm Alessi has made his debut in the wine world with a trio of wines housed in conical glass bottles inspired by a Leonardo da Vinci sketch.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bocelli lends name to jailhouse wine

An Italian wine made by prisoners has announced a collaboration with one of Italy’s biggest stars – Andrea Bocelli.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bond girl takes on Campari role

Hollywood actress Eva Green has been announced as the next face of Campari’s calendar series.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine region restaurants — Sicily

The first in our new series touring the best eateries in the most famous wine regions around the world. This week we’re taking a look at the Mediterranean island of Sicily.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Franciacorta steps up export ambitions

Franciacorta’s consorzio believes it can “easily” increase sales by four million bottles as the Italian sparkling wine region continues to step up its push into export markets.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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