Roman wines are just as palate-pleasing as the capital's signature foods. Here's a look at some wines produced in Lazio so that you can drink like a Roman when in Rome – or at home.  Lazio’s best wine comes from Frascati, a city and wine region around 20 miles southeast of Rome. It's best known for white wines produced from a mix of grape varieties...

Life in Italy has been turned upside down many times over the centuries, but the ancient landscapes never seem to change. In the UNESCO World Heritage area, Langhe Monferrato Roero (aka “Le Langhe”), in southern Piemonte, it seems the lush vineyards have been in place since the beginning of time.  But, the past here can be interrupted by the presen...

For our new video series with wine connoisseur Danilo Poggio, the first stop is in Barolo, Italy’s City of Wine for 2021. The Italian association of Città del Vino, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, has officially chosen the charming village in the Langhe hills as an Italian wine ambassador. To celebrate this inc...

Each of the ten, half-hour episodes of Le Petit Tour takes viewers on a delicious culinary journey in the Aosta Valley. Not only will the spectacular cheeses, wines, cured meats, breads, pastries and other regional products showcased in the series whet your appetite, you’ll also get to meet the producers of artisanal products who are preserving cen...

At a recent tasting of wines from Maremma, I began to think…this region of Tuscany is often compared to Provence, northwest of the area by some 400 miles and around the bend of the Ligurian Sea, but comparisons with Sicily, almost 650 miles due south, bear remarkable similarities. Both see fewer tourists than other Italian regions, yet there are so...

-Frederick Wildman and Sons, leading wine importer in the United States, announced today the launch of new augmented reality (AR) experiences for two of the company’s fine Italian wine brands—Santi and Nino Negri. This new feature will transport users to these two esteemed wineries through curated virtual experiences accessible on mobile devices, a...

There’s no doubt about it, “The Shops at Quonset Point” is a busy place. There’s hustle and bustle aplenty; and folks are coming and going at this attractive shopping plaza anchored by both Dave’s Marketplace and Kohls. But this has always been a busy spot — prior to the plaza, this location was home to one of the largest all-wooden office building...

Italy's wine tradition is known throughout the world. Each region produces typical wines that are appreciated by the most qualified wine lovers. Among these, there is Campania, an area with an ancient winemaking tradition, suitable for the cultivation of various types of vines. From Irpinia to the Amalfi Coast, from the province of Caserta to the s...

When: Saturday, May 1, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. PDT - What: Musco Center for the Arts, WIlkinson College, and the Italian Studies Program Present: Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective [Virtual Event] - Reserve now Today, at least in the more prosperous countries where variety is available to the masses, the label ‘Italian food’ is a means of marking o...

A castle, vineyards, barrels, a cellar, then lunch cooked by a Michelin-starred chef paired with Brunello — one of the Val d’Orcia top experiences in Argiano, Tuscany, a stone's throw from Montalcino, home to one of the oldest and most renowned Brunello wineries. Established in 1580, Argiano is home to Villa Bell'Aria, a noble country residence who...