Tag archive for ‘Italian wine’
Drinking prosecco
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Prosecco

The past few years have seen Prosecco become the go-to party fizz, but don’t let the lighthearted bubbles fool you: premium Prosecco is in a class of its own. We take a look… Glera, the Prosecco grape variety, More...

Barolo vineyard Piedmont italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Nebbiolo wines

We celebrate the sophistication of northern Italy’s splendid Nebbiolo grape, from world-renowned Barolo to the more accessible and wallet-friendly Nebbiolo wines of the region Barolo vineyards in Piedmont by More...

Wine at Christmas
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Drink Italia! The best wines for Christmas

Here’s our round up of really special Italian drinks to take you through the rest of the festive season and all its celebrations! Photo by Getty   A well-chosen drinks menu is essential for an exceptional More...

Mionetto
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Time to sparkle

Mionetto. More than just a Prosecco. Here we explain why… In the heart of the Veneto Valley, where Prosecco originated, is Valdobbiadene, the home of premium Prosecco brand Mionetto. Founded in 1887 by master More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Drink Italia! Montepulciano d’Abruzzo reds

Abruzzo is perhaps an overlooked region, and the same could be said (unfairly) about its wines. We see what the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grape has to offer The standing of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo wines has More...

Franciacorta vineyards Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Fizz in Franciacorta

Sarah Rodrigues has a sparkling time on the southern shores of Lake Iseo, where they produce champagne-method wines to rival the best… Images by Sarah Rodrigues unless otherwise stated Franciacorta vineyards   “Why More...

italian red wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
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Drink Italia: red wines of the islands

Italy’s two largest islands produce sumptuous red wines of great quality and international renown, with prices to suit any budget. Our experts have chosen six examples to try… Sardinia and Sicily have a proud More...

Vineyards in Friuli
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Drink Italia: white wines of Friuli

This far northeastern region of Italy produces white wines of such diversity and finesse that its present-day reputation is beyond compare. Our experts have found six fine examples Home to some of Italy’s most More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Six favourite reds for 2018

We asked our wine buyers to recommend good-value Italian red wines to enjoy this spring and beyond. Here are six we think will become favourites for 2018… Even if you have your ‘go-to’ wines, one of the joys More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Barolo Wine – Italia! Icons

Rich and deep and made for ageing, Barolo is Italy’s most famous wine – and the one that brings producers up and down the country the most prestige… When people talk about Italy making truly More...