SIMPLY ITALIAN GREAT WINES U.S. TOUR

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Simply Italian Great Wines U.S. Tour organized by I.E.M. of Verona and I.E.E.M. of Miami, Florida, one of the most prominent trade tasting events of the year, returns to New York at the heart of the city in the stylish Hilton Midtown Hotel, and to Chicago’s luxurious Sofitel Water Towers this October with an impressive line-up of Italian wine regions, producers, and wines–both classic and new.

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Castle Hotel & Spa Announces Summer Series of Poolside Pairing Events

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Castle Hotel & Spa announces another summer of culinary excellence with Poolside Pairings. The Culinary Team at Equus Restaurant has developed creative and innovative menus that perfectly complement the popular local beverage producers — distilleries, breweries, and vintners. All served in the spectacular Poolside Grotto at Castle Hotel & Spa overlooking the Hudson River.

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What is the true color of pinot grigio?

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Pinot Grigio is often called a white grape, but that is incorrect, since it is not at all a white grape. The name itself–grigio means grey–indicates that it is a grape that is not that is not perfectly white. This variety is an offshoot of Pinot Noir, and without entering into the minutiae of genetics, a glance at the color of the berry is enough to see that. The coppery hue of the wine is often attributed to a more or less extended maceration of the must on the skins, during which the colorants in the grape-skin pass into the must, as happens on a normal basis with red wines. In fact, however, the presence of color in the must happens even when there is no skin contact during fermentation, since even when the grape is still on the vine, and it achieves ripeness, a certain amount of pigment passes into the juice in the berry.

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The unmistakable taste of Italy

CONSORZIO CHIANTI TASTING in NY

The Consorzio Vino Chianti wants you to be part of its annual wine tasting experience Monday, April 28th at the Biergarten in Manhattan

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Trentino Grappa

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The Institute for the Protection of Grappa del Trentino starts with the promotion in Italy and abroad and introduces a guide to discover distilleries associated within the territory. Trentino Grappa, the title of this new information tool that the Institute for the Protection of Grappa del Trentino has created to accompany the visitor in the form of a new journey into the Italian spirit par excellence, the grappa.

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A good homemade ice cream is not fattening

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“A good homemade ice cream is not fattening” according to Martino Liuzzi, an expert on ice cream. “In a homemade ice cream there are noble ingredients such as milk, cream, sugar, stabilizers, thickeners water that are of natural origin and that are great for fighting free radicals.” There are the hydrogenated vegetable fats which are not digestible and above all there is a low presence of air due to creaming.

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Pandivigna

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PanDiVigna, born from combining the authentic flavor of the ancient wheat Pur-Pur and the intense vitality of the flour obtained from the seeds of grapes, has a strong character in color and flavor, a rustic texture enhanced by hints of spicy aroma of anise, complimented by the beneficial properties of the anthocyanins, giving the bread its characteristic purple color, the bread is also enhanced by the high content of polyphenols from the flour generated from the grape seeds that contains the highest concentration of nutrients present in the fruit: vitamin E, flavonoids, and linoleic acid.

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Italian Wine Tales

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Gambero Rosso presents Wine Tales on March 6, making its first debut in NYC at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The focus is on Prosecco and Vino Nobile wines. In addition to the walk around tasting for trades and media from 1-6pm, Gambero Rosso is offering two seminars during Wine Tales NYC.

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The Piedmontese Gian Luca Colombo is the winning oenologist under 35

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The under 35 years old oenologist was select from the fifteen finalists, based on the highest respect for the soil, the vine, the varietal, the vintage, and the territory. Gian Luca Colombo from Piedmont is the young winemaker who, according to the strict jury in 2013 was the closest to the wine making style to the late Giulio Gambelli.

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Vino Nobile Preview at the Montepulciano Fortezza

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A new year has begun with a new round of promotional activity in Italy and abroad. The market is responding well to the Nobile and Rosso wines, and everything in Montepulciano is ready for the annual fair that is expected to attract more than three thousand people from all over the world: the Anteprima del Vino Nobile (Vino Nobile Preview), on 16 and 17 February for wine sector professionals, and 20 February for the specialist press.

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