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

Barbera from the best crus of the Asti area signed by the Nizza Docg producers

On July 1, 2014, a new Docg appeared on the Italian wine scene: Nizza, a Barbera cru. Here are the details.

Jul. 30 2021

The plight of Germany’s Ahr wine growers. Here’s how to help them get back on their feet

The damage is concentrated in the western region of the Eifel range, particularly in the lush valley of the Ahr river. Here's how to help Germany's wine growers.

Jul. 29 2021

Moët Hennessy and Campari to create together an e-commerce player

Online shopping continues to gain momentum. Two giants joined forces to create a pan-European player specialising in wine and spirits. The team will be led by the CEO of Tannico.

Jul. 20 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

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

A full Susumaniello experience

After 20 years, Cantina Rubino's winning gamble in reviving an ancient Apulian grape variety

Jul. 12 2021

Top Italian Wines Roadshow. Il Borro

Il Borro is a farm located in the Valdarno Superiore basin, now run by Salvatore Ferragamo. Here's the story.

Jul. 08 2021

Strange, but good: when food-wine pairings surpass the limits of imagination

Here is a series of wine pairings that we invite you to try with a totally unbiased mind

Jul. 02 2021
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