Italy

Japan plans to eliminate import tariffs on EU wines

Japan is negotiating with the EU to scrap tariffs on imported wines produced in EU countries as the two parties enter the final stages of negotiations that first started in 2013.

Borgo Molino introduces new cuvées

Prosecco producer Borgo Molino has introduced two new wines to its range including a sparkling Ribolla Gialla and a zero sulphite fizz.

Vinitaly launches VIA course in mainland China

The Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) will launch its first ever China Education certification course in two mainland cities in Beijing and Shanghai this September, after introducing the course globally three years ago.

Carlo Franchetti: ‘Nerello Mascalese is the best of Burgundy and Barolo’

Nerello Macalese, an indigenous red grape variety from Sicily, has been called the "ideal" grape, in-between both Burgundy and Barolo, by Carlo Franchetti from Mt.Etna's oldest winery Passopisciaro.

The week in pictures

June 9th, 2017

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