Prosecco Valdobbiadene

Italian Wine Tales, featuring 16 Prosecco Superiore, has wrapped up in Houston.  Want to know more?  Visit  Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Academy to deepen your knowledge of the name, the characteristics of the land and the vine; the method of making sparkling wine,…

Valpolicella

Anteprima Amarone 2009 held last week (Jan) in Gran Guardia and promoted by the Chamber of Commerce of Verona also focused on the economy in the area from 2009 – 2011.  The report done by Professor Bettina Campedelli director of…

Provolone del Monaco DOP

Did you know the designation Provolone appeared for the first time in 1871 in an agriculture ‘dictionary’ (Canevazzi-Mancini) and was referring to as a provola of quite large dimensions? Provolone del Monaco is made from cow milk from the Agerolese…

Montasio

Frico (fried) Montasio is conquering the United States.  Exports tripled last year. Montasio cheese DOP has established himself as one of the stars at the San Francisco Fancy Food, the largest exhibition in the United States has just ended. The…

Bollicine

In Italy the word “bollicine” translates to bubbles and is also used to describe the sparkling wines made in Italy. In Italy, bollicine is made throughout the country and the production is close to 4 hundred million bottles per year.…