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My Italian pantry. Pomodorino del Piennolo Dop, a volcanic treasure

Prise of the Campania region's food production, this particular tomato, preserved in bunches for several months, is a joy for the eyes and a feast for the palate. Try it as jam or on pizza.

Jan. 07 2022

My Italian pantry. Tropea red onion Igp: a naturally sweet product

Sweet, red, with a pungent aroma, Tropea Onion is the undisputed protagonist of the tour of Violet Coast, in Calabria. Cooked or raw it's good for health and palate alike. Here's how to eat it without losing any of its ...Leggi altro

Jan. 03 2022

What can wine teach the world of food?

In a world where people will eat increasingly less and with greater attention to nutritional values, differentiation will be the necessary condition for success. A path that wine has already travelled, but that other products find difficult to undertake. Minetti ...Leggi altro

Dec. 03 2021

Historic female takeover: now in Italy women are drinking more wine than men

A Wine Intelligence research certifies that in 2021 55% of winelovers are women. But in the vineyard and in the cellar the distance with men remains. "More concessions against the gender gap:'' the proposal by Donne del Vino.

Oct. 28 2021

My Italian pantry. Pistacchio Verde di Bronte Dop, the green gold of Sicily

From the Etna town of Bronte, the small green nut has travelled all around the world. What makes it unique is the lava soil and chlorophyll which lends its intense colour. Needless to say, it is good on everything: from ...Leggi altro

Sep. 09 2021

Futuro Anteriore: Etna, too, has its Pantelleria garden

A Pantelleria garden on the slopes of Mt Etna? It's not a hallucination triggered by high temperatures, but rather an installation within the third edition of the Radice Garden Festival.

Aug. 06 2021

Champagne war between Russia and France: a risk or an opportunity for Italy?

A new law passed by Putin prohibits the use of the term Champagne for the French bubbly, allowing it only on local produce. France’s Comité Champagne decried ‘scandalous’ Russia’s new labelling rules and appealed to EU diplomacy. For Federvini (the ...Leggi altro

Jul. 13 2021

Vinitaly 2021 is not happening. Dates for the next edition have already been set: April 2022

Veronafiere confirmed the decision that was already in the air and has cancelled the 2021 edition of Vinitaly, which should have been held in June. The appointment has been moved to the spring of 2022.

Mar. 19 2021

Top Italian Wines Roadshow. Emerging Winery Award 2021: Cantina Ridolfi in Montalcino

Here's the history of Ridolfi, top emerging winery of the year according to Gambero Rosso.

Dec. 22 2020

Vinitaly slides to June. Here are the calendar changes for trade fair events 2021

New postponement for Vinitaly: the 54th edition of the Verona fair will be held in June 2021. Still no postponements for ProWein, the German fair currently confirmed for the month of March.

Dec. 09 2020
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