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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Italy

Winemaker Sting sings to his wines

Musician Sting has revealed that he often sings in his wine cellar and likes to think the wines “take it in”, while attending a star-studded bash in Cannes.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

MMD bolsters Italian portfolio with Mazzei

Maisons Marques et Domaines has extended its Italian portfolio with the addition of Marchesi Mazzei Estates’ Castello di Fonterutoli, Belguardo, and Villa Marcello.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Lorenzo Zonin

Italian winemaker Lorenzo Zonin opens up to db about cooking naked, having no regrets and drinking Le Pin with the Dalai Lama.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux trade suffering mid-June

Bordeaux’s share of trade on Liv-ex in the middle of June is at a new low for 2015 but is it a blip or the result of a so-so en primeur campaign?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Puglia no longer makes ‘monster’ wines

The southern Italian region of Puglia is moving away from overly alcoholic “monster” wines in pursuit of more elegant reds according to one key winemaker.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Puglia in pictures

A recent tour of the southern Italian region with Zonin took in pasta making, mozzarella molding, open water fishing and lashings of local wine.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Gaja releases ‘super cuvée’

Angelo Gaja has declassified his single vineyard Barbaresco wines for the 2012 vintage and blended them together in a “super cuvee” instead.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Vino’ to offer taste of Italy at Expo 2015

The Italian wine pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan – “Domus Vini” – is offering visitors a multi-sensory journey through the world of Italian wine.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Piedmont 2011: instant gratification?

As Piedmont’s 2011 vintage follows the acclaimed 2010 into the market, producers and trade are getting behind a “more approachable”, if less consistent expression of this region.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

FMV embarks on Italian project

UK agency business Fields Morris & Verdin has announced the arrival of former Berry Bros. & Rudd buyer David Berry Green to head a new Italian wine venture.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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