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Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Tre Bicchieri 2015-  sicilian wineries awarded three glasses by Gambero Rosso!

Tre Bicchieri 2015- sicilian wineries awarded three glasses by Gambero Rosso!

Here is the list of this year’s winners of Tre Bicchieri, in the annual guide published by Gambero Rosso. 19 Sicilian labels to be awarded this highest recognition, 18 sicilian wineries! Sagàna 2012 CusumanoMoscato dello Zucco 2010 CusumanoSantagostino Baglio Sorìa rosso 2012 FirriatoDoc Passito di Pantelleria Ben Ryé 2012 DonnafugataDocg Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Dorilli 2012 PlanetaDoc Sicilia Beleda 2013 – Azienda Agricola RalloNero d’Avola Versace 2012 Feudi del PisciottoDoc Sicilia Deliella 2012 Feudo Principi di ButeraDoc Etna Rosso Cottanera 2011Doc Faro Palari 2011 PalariDoc Etna rosso Vigna Barbagalli 2011 PietradolceFrappato 2012 Occhipinti Doc Etna rosso Santo Spirito 2012 Tenuta delle Terre NereDoc Etna bianco A’ Puddara 2012 Tenuta di FessinaDoc Contea di Sclafani Rosso del Conte 2010 Tasca d’Almerita Doc Etna rosso A’ Rina 2012 Girolamo RussoDoc Etna rosso Arcurìa 2012 GraciDoc Malvasia delle Lipari Passito selezione Carlo Hauner ’11 Carlo HaunerSaia 2012 Feudo...

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Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in News, Wine events | 0 comments

Wine Tasting and the Seminar dedicated to the wines of Etna- 9 Feb 2014

Wine Tasting and the Seminar dedicated to the wines of Etna- 9 Feb 2014

It’s the third time wine lovers and buyers meet to learn something new about the wines produced on Etna, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. This seminar conducted by Pietro di Giovanni is dedicated to the white wines of Etna. The meeting once again is taking place on the slopes of Etna, in Villa di Bella, Viagrande on Sunday, 9 Feb 2014, from 10 am till 1 pm. The seminar will culminate with the wine tasting of Etna’s best white wines.   To book e-mail Natalie on : natalieetna@gmail.com   extra info on the site of Tenuta di Fessina:  ...

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in News | 3 comments

Robert M Parker, Jr and his 2014 prediction on natural wines

Robert M Parker, Jr and his 2014 prediction on natural wines

On the January 2,  Robert M Parker Jr tweeted his 14  ‘wine-related’ predictions for 2014. Here are some of them:                                 His third prediction: ‘the undefined scam called “natural” or “authentic” wines will be exposed as a fraud –( most serious wines have no additives) inspired Davide Paolini, the ‘gastronaut’ ( www.gastronauta.it ) to lead an interesting  discussion on radio 24 seeing as partecipants big shots involved in the bussiness of Italian winemaking such as:   LUCA D’ATTOMA | Winemaker, Producer LEONELLO ANELLO | Agronomist RICCARDO COTARELLA | Winemaker ANGELO PERETTI | Director of Consorzio Tutela del Bardolino e del Custoza and of an online magazine Internet Gourmet, Journalist ELEONORA GUERINI |  ‘Vini d’Italia’ by Gambero Rosso , supervisor ARIANNA OCCHIPINTI | Az. Agr. Arianna Occhipinti di Vittoria (RG) ANGIOLINO MAULE | Az. Agr. “La Biancara” di  Gambellara (VI), President of Vinnatur (Associazione Viticoltori Naturali- Association of Natural Winemakers) OSCAR FARINETTI | Eataly   Parker is world’s most important wine critic and the doles of...

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