March 2015

  • March 2015

    March 2015

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    EXPO is coming!

    INDEX

    THE UNIVERSE OF VALPOLICELLA
    01-Mar-2015    ALESSANDRA PIUBELLO

    Already known and highly popular in Roman times, over the centuries Valpolicella wines have been appreciated for their character and versatility. And today they are reds of the highest class.

    THE VAL CURONE, FROM PELLIZZA'S PLACES TO THE SNOWS OF CALDIROLA
    01-Mar-2015    FABIO MOLINARI

    Who knows what the farmers of the 1800s would have thought of the lands around the Curone River if they had known that it would be their very image that would stand as a cultural symbol of Italy at the 2015 World's Fair. This was thanks to the work of one of the leading exponents of Divisionism, Giuseppe Pellizza from Volpedo, who brought the world into these hills and these hills into the world.

    BARBARESCO, THE UNIVERSAL WINE
    01-Mar-2015    GIANCARLO MONTALDO

    In this hilly land, the Nebbiolo grape's allies are the marly earth and the skies of a cold temperate climate. The outcome? A red wine rich in fragrances and flavour that endures over time

    BAROLO EXPRESS FOR EXPO 2015
    01-Mar-2015    TERESA E. BACCINI

    Return Trip to the UNESCO Vineyard Landscape at Milan's World's Fair

    NIZZA DOCG, THE LONG ROAD AHEAD OF THIS TOP BARBERA HAS YET TO BE TRAVELLED
    01-Mar-2015    PAOLO MONTICONE

    In the wonderful world of barbera d’asti, the nizza sub-region has taken the decisive step of becoming a specific docg wine. vineyard terrain, many enthusiastic entrepreneurs, an extremely full-bodied and satisfying wine.

    WIMU, THE MUSEUM OF WINE IN THE MUNICIPAL CASTLE IN BAROLO
    01-Mar-2015    TERESA E. BACCINI

    No matter how you've heard people define museums, it's unlikely they used the word "fun". And yet, the Barolo Museum of Wine is just that.

    ESTABLISHMENTS WHERE WINE IS THE STAR
    01-Mar-2015    GIORGIO FONTANA, TERESA E. BACCINI, FABIO MOLINARI, GIANCARLO MONTALDO E FIAMMETTA MUSSIO

    The wine market is constantly changing. In recent years, there has been an increase in premises where wine is served by the glass. The fashion for aperitifs is continuing to spread. Some people call them wine bars, others wine lounges, and there are many other names: there is not - nor could there be - one all-encompassing term, since there is no standard format.

    BAROLO BAR L’ENOTECA DI MONFORTE
    1-Mar-2015   

    MONFORTE D'ALBA (CN)

    BEVINO CHEESE AND WINE BAR
    1-Mar-2015   

    ACQUI TERME (AL)

    BRUNATE, THE AUSTERE ELEGANCE OF BAROLO
        MICHELE LONGO

    Mapping the territory of Barolo is no easy task. Many have tried throughout history: from Lorenzo Fantini (1879), to “The Map of Barolo” by Renato Ratti (1976)...

    CANTINE ISOLA WINE BAR
    1-Mar-2015   

    MILANO (MI)

    CROSS-BORDER GRAPE VARIETIES: FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN TO NORTH-WEST
    1-Mar-2015    ALESSANDRO CARASSALE

    In the world of oenology, one of the most abused terms is without a doubt "autochthonous" grape variety, meaning a cultivar that originated and propagated in the same place as it is used

    DA Ö VITTORIO
    1-Mar-2015    SALVATORE MARCHESE

    RECCO (GE)

    ENOTECA MEZZOLITRO
    1-Mar-2015   

    ALESSANDRIA (AL)

    GHËRSA, GHËRSSIN, GRISSINO
    1-Mar-2015    VINCENZO REDA

    A "special bread" - legendary, historical and always contemporary. A product with deep roots in many parts of piedmont, but with a special meaning for the city of Turin

    LA LUNA NEL POZZO
    1-Mar-2015    SALVATORE MARCHESE

    NEIVE (CN)

    SCRIGNO DEL DUOMO WINE BAR
    1-Mar-2015   

    TRENTO (TN)

    THE DESIRE FOR 'CLEAN', FROM THE VINE TO THE GLASS
        ALESSANDRO MORTARINO

    That something profound and radical is happening in the vineyards and fields of Italy is no longer just an individual perception: now we have the data to accurately confirm it. In 2013, according to ISTAT, agriculture in Italy used over 118,000 tonnes of phytosanitary products to protect agricultural crops, 11.9% less than the previous year.

    THE EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL FROM CHIANTI, CLASSIC BY NAME AND BY NATURE
    1-Mar-2015    SANDRO BOSTICCO

    This is a prestigious region, awarded a DOCG (Guaranteed and Controlled Designation of Origin), a DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) and even a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin),respectively, for the dry red wine, the Vin Santo and the extra virgin olive oil. The classic Chianti region is truly special, an area defined in a decree from 1932 and that even matches a description in a proclamation by the grand Duke of Tuscany from 1716

    THE UNESCO PHOTO
    1-Mar-2015    BEPPE MALÒ

    Joy for the eyes and heart

    THE UNSTOPPABLE GROWTH OF "FREE-FROM" WINES
    1-Mar-2015    MARCO NEGRO

    ‘Organic wine’, ‘biodynamic wine’, ‘natural wine’, ‘wine from sustainable agriculture’: the confrontation between the hardliners of different types has become increasingly intense, and on the social networks and online magazines the battle is raging

    WHOEVER SAID THAT WINE IS NOT VEGETARIAN?
    1-Mar-2015    TERESA E. BACCINI

    This is not a manifesto against vegetarians, if anything, it’s against teetotallers


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