Owner Jay Raffaldini will unveil a red blend called Patrimonio at his namesake winery in western North Carolina on the afternoon of Dec. 10. Raffaldini said the name means legacy or heritage in Italian and is designed to honor his father, whose picture is on the label. “Everything I am today was due to his inspiration and endless challenging of me...

Seeking new members, the Chautauqua Italian American Organization (CIAO) tried to think outside the box with a recent community activity. But instead, it’s what was inside the box that got everyone’s attention. Steve Spears, owner of Dunkirk Homebrew Supplies, was welcomed by CIAO to teach a class on making homemade wine, including a lecture and a...

Italian Trade Agency and Eataly, the world's leading retailer specializing in bringing Italian food and wine across borders, join forces once again in a campaign dedicated to Made in Italy. The renewal of the global partnership will showcase the best of Italian food and hospitality excellence until October 2023. The joint initiative between Italian...

"A Taste of Piedmont" is back, an event promoting and enhancing the food and wine of Piedmont, promoted by the Region of Piedmont, in collaboration with Visit Piedmont, conceived and organised by the IFSE Academy of Haute Cuisine and Pastry and sponsored by ENIT - National Tourism Agency.  The fifth edition of the event will take place in the Unite...

Ten years ago, I learned something valuable while eavesdropping on a conversation between Aaron Coe and Tuscan winemaker Paolo de Marchi of Isole e Elena fame. Coe was working for local Italian wine importer Casa Bruno at the time, and it was clear that his love for Italy and the sangiovese grape ran deep. The kind of deep that makes you drop every...

Located in the budding Buckhead Village neighborhood, Storico Vino has already made a name for itself as one of the must visit Italian restaurants in the area. With Christmas around the corner SV has added an Italian flair to this beloved holiday. To make spirits bright all holiday season, they are hosting a holiday bar. Fret not! The classic Itali...

The production of Italian Wines is particularly varied thanks to the richness of the various territories and for this it is necessary to know the map of Italian wines. The Italian wine is appreciated worldwide for its excellent quality. Each area of the country has its own wine heritage that is able to tell the culture, history and tradition of the...

It is the best-selling Italian wine in the world, exported to 46 countries, a marketing success that has never halted its rise and has been the favorite of families in Italy since 1983: Tavernello, the iconic brick wine and flagship brand of Cantine Caviro, Italy’s largest wine cooperative, is about to celebrate its first 40 years, and it is celebr...

Ah, Italia! Imagine you are with your love motoring along colorful seaside towns dripping with lemon trees. Then you travel over gently rolling hills full of grapevines laden with purplish fruit. You then find yourself snuggled up in a cozy Alpine hideaway with the perfect bottle of red. Everything about Italy sings amore! This holiday season, why...

“There are two words that identify the 2022 year of Barolo: resistance and resilience”. Words by Luca Sandrone of the Luciano Sandrone winery, perfectly summarize the thoughts of the producers, to describe the last harvest in the Langhe.  A year, marked by resilience and climate adaptation, according to the historic Barolo producers of the Deditus...