Gianluca Atzeni

Giornalista professionista dal 2002, dopo la specializzazione in giornalismo radio-tv alla Cattolica di Milano, dove ha insegnato per 6 anni. Per l'agenzia di stampa Apcom e Tmnews si è occupato di cronaca, politica e agroalimentare. Fotografo e videomaker, dal 2010 per il Gambero Rosso cura le tematiche di economia del vino e dell'agricoltura e per il settimanale Tre Bicchieri.

Grape harvest 2021. Spring frost, drought and summer hailstorms weigh on crops, but the outlook is overall good

The spring cold could affect yields, droughts in the South are preoccupying, but an excellent year is expected for Chianti Classico, Doc Sicilia, Salice Salentino, Frascati and Irpinia. In the north, with vineyards growing late, hailstorms increase. Good quality in ...Leggi altro

Aug. 03 2021

Croatian Prošek ‘threatens’ Italian Prosecco. Minister Patuanelli: “Italy will defend its PDO”.

Croatia is asking EU recognition for the name Prošek, the traditional Dalmatian dessert wine, but the designation is clearly at odds with the Italian Prosecco. And the Made in Italy sparkling wine industry is rising up in the name of ...Leggi altro

Jul. 23 2021

Large wine companies appear to be on the upswing in 2021: Mediobanca’s report marks +3.5%.

First joint report by Italian bank Mediobanca, Italian export credit agency Sace and multinational market research and consulting firm Ipsos. Exports will drive business with high-potential target markets such as China, Canada and Japan. In the top 11 for turnover ...Leggi altro

Jul. 16 2021

Bolgheri: in 2020, 6.5 million bottles produced. High expectations for the Bolgheri Bianco

The 2020 production of wineries part of the Bolgheri Consortium, a Tuscan DOC with 1,360 hectares of vineyards and 65 members is 6.53 million bottles (5 more in a year)

Jun. 30 2021

Antinori acquires the majority of the Jermann winery

The famous wine brand of Friuli Venezia Giulia moves under the control of the historic Tuscan family, which expands its portfolio of estates in Italy. Two wineries in the portfolio, in Dolegna del Collio and Farra d'Isonzo, with over 170 ...Leggi altro

Mar. 11 2021

Grappa: in Trentino the production is down by 15% but the vintage is excellent

Trentino Grappa Protection Institute talks about the good quality of the grapes arriving from the 2020 harvest. Here are the details.

Dec. 15 2020

VinNatur: “That’s why clarifying natural wines would also help us”

The association opens to a legal framework of the production method and complains about the improper use of those who take advantage of the success of a growing categories. On the urgency of rules also the Italian industry will press ...Leggi altro

Dec. 14 2020

Consorzio Valtènesi. Interview with President Alessandro Luzzago

Will wine tourism and sustainability really be the drivers of the coming years? Here's the interview with the President of Consorzio Valtenesi Alessandro Luzzago.

Dec. 14 2020

Mini-lockdown: new closures will cost Italian wine 1.2 billion Euro

The last quarter of the year, with the onset of the holiday season, is historically the most profitable. But the anti-Covid restrictions will condition the budgets of wineries already affected by the firat springtime lockdown. Will the new Government Decree ...Leggi altro

Nov. 09 2020

Winery of the Year Award 2021: Santa Margherita Gruppo Vinicolo

The variety of the estates' wines combined with the oenological proposal's extremely high level are the basis of the recognition to the work of the Marzotto family. However, in a period of emergency, we need to look ahead and study ...Leggi altro

Oct. 08 2020
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