Drink Italia! Nebbiolo wines

Barolo vineyard Piedmont italy

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   The Nebbiolo grape is a versatile one, of that there can be no doubt – from the majestic and powerful Barolo and Barbaresco wines of southern Piedmont to the elegant, […]

Drink Italia! The best wines for Christmas

Wine at 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! Information correct at time of publishing. Please check for current availability and prices   A well-chosen drinks menu is essential for an exceptional Christmas celebration, so we asked our experts to suggest fine […]

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 winemaker Francesco Mionetto, Mionetto Prosecco is still produced on the original site. The company tells a story of heritage and authenticity, […]

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 become more significant on the international stage over the past decade, but they are still seriously underrated outside Italy. It is a […]

Drink Italia! White Wines of Tuscany

White wine

Though famous for its fine red wines, from Chianti to the Super Tuscans, this region also produces excellent but lesser-known white wines. We take a look… Tuscany is famous for so many reasons. It’s the region that boasts Florence as its capital; its verdant, rolling hills have inspired painters and poets alike; and its culinary […]

Drink Italia: red wines of the islands

italian red wine

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 and long-lived history of wine production, dating from colonisation by the Greeks, whose presence dominated the islands from around 800 to […]

Drink Italia: white wines of Friuli

Vineyards in 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 accomplished and adventurous white wines, Friuli-Venezia Giulia has embraced many cultural influences through the centuries, including periods as a major trading […]

Drink Italia: Rosé wines

rose italian wine

We’re in the pink this summer, and sunny blue skies demand nothing less than a glass or two of well-chilled Italian rosé. We’ve discovered six of the best… With summer in full swing, we thought it time to take a look at rosé. Each year the rise of rosé continues, and the Italian style of […]

Drink Italia: Wines from Campania

Campania is a place that’s very much on the rise as far as its wines are concerned, and we’ve uncovered some real finds from this productive southern region! Campania’s winemaking history goes back a long way: to the ancient Greeks and possibly even earlier than that, with many Greek-introduced grape varieties very much in evidence […]

Drink Italia: White wines for spring – and beyond

Our wine experts have recommended some interesting Italian white wines to enjoy this spring. Here are six of the best we know you will enjoy drinking right the way into summer… Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and white wines hail from all corners of the country, making […]