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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

Premiazione Colombo

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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And the Giulio Gambelli’s young Italian oenologists award goes to?

Premio Giulio Gambelli 2014

Established in memory of Giulio Gambelli, better known as the maestro of Sangiovese, the award sponsored by ASET and PGI is now in its second year. The under 35 years old oenologist was select from the fifteen finalists, based on the following principles, the highest respect the soil, the vine, the varietal, the vintage, and the territory. The name of the young winemaker who, according to the strict jury in 2013 was the closest to the wine making style to the late Giulio Gambelli will be unveiled in Montepulciano on the occasion of the 19th edition of the preview of the Vino Nobile.

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Simply the Best of Tre Bicchieri

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This year among the 415 winners, there are 107 wines that can be purchased for approximately $20 in Italy and throughout the World. This fact has been the propelling force behind the Italian wine into the international scene. More than 30 annual grand tastings are organized around the globe and for 2014 the guide will also be translated in Japanese, joining the English, German and Chinese editions.

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Benvenuto Brunello at the crossroads of the world

Benvenuto Brunello 2014

Today Montalcino producers focus on making a wine that is influenced by the soil, evolution in Montalcino is not linked to industrialization, here the focus is on the sustainable development producing great wines while making Montalcino a destination of choice for a quality holiday. Francesco Ripaccioli believes that the 2009 vintage is a reflection of where Brunello stands today, a vintage full of individuality to understand and explore. A lot of people are beginning to look at Montalcino in terms of North, South, East and West – In the North you have cooler temperatures and a bit more rain that translates into finesse elegance and perfume for the wine. Going southeast is warmer and dryer and you get more power and robust tannins adding weight and density to the wine. In fact there’s about a ten day to two weeks harvest time difference between North and South.

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Tre Bicchieri at the Metropolitan Pavillion NYC

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Although winning the competition is important to the winemaker and the winery, having the privilege of meeting the Tre Bicchieri recipients face to face while introducing themselves and offering a sample taste of the winning wines, to me this is the most important aspect of the event Among the 415 winners, this year there are 107 wines that can be purchased for approximately $20 in Italy and throughout the World, the propelling force that catapulted Italian wine into the international scene.

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