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Wednesday 29 July 2015


Drivers who drink bottle of wine let off with fine

Drivers in an Italian province can now drink a whole bottle of wine before driving and not lose their licence.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine predictions: rise of Piedmont?

Is the time for the northern Italian region coming as its Bolgheri cousins suffer at the hands of a Bordeaux resurgence?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 5 Italian winemakers to watch

Following our round up of Italian master winemakers, we take a look at the country’s next generation of vintners currently making a name for themselves.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Amarone improved by pergola training

Masi is turning back the viticultural clock and converting its Valpolicella vineyards to the traditional pergola training system to improve berry quality for its Amarones.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 5 Italian master winemakers

With a passion for traditional, regional winemaking techniques, we round up Italy’s famous wine maestros passing the torch to the next generation of vintners.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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