Tag archive for ‘Italian wine’
Franciacorta vineyards Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

48 Hours in Elba

With thousands of tourists paying for the privilege of a stay on this beautiful island, Sarah Lane ponders why the exiled Napoleon gave Elba the elbow Elba, Italy’s third largest island, is probably best known More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Montepulciano Wine: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Boscarelli

It brings together a heady mix of chocolate, damsons, spice and bruised cherries. Honesty in a wine is such an important trait. To find a wine that encompasses all-and-nothing-else of its terroir is a rare thing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

10 of the Best Italian Wines

We love wine here at Italia! and so it is only natural that this exhibition caught our eye. Held in Verona, Italy’s largest wine and spirit exhibition is coming up soon; Vinitaly. The opportunity to taste some More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Caldesi in Campagna – Italian restaurant in Bray

Hannah Bellis visits the Italian restaurant in Bray to  see how Giancarlo and Kate Caldesi are bringing Italy to the Berkshire countryside   If there is anywhere outside of London that can be considered a More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Italian Red Wine: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

It is often mistaken for being from Abruzzo, but this lesser-known Italian red wine from a village in Tuscany is an absolute gem, as Paul Pettengale discovers… Tuscany is, as any wine lover will attest, one More...