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Monday 27 April 2015

Italy

US takes lead on wine consumption

The US has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine consumer, although Europe as a whole still dominates consumption and production, according to a new report.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Italian PM woos Obama with Super Tuscans

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi came armed with a trio of Super Tuscans with which to woo US President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House this week.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Vinitaly unveils HK Wine Ambassadors

Vinitaly has unveiled three successful candidates to be honoured with the title of Italian Wine Ambassador for Hong Kong.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Latour leads decline in March

The Liv-ex 100 index dipped slightly in March as the market slowed in the first quarter of 2015 following a more positive end to 2014 and Latour came off worst.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 5 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 »

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