Category Archives: WiNews

Product Review: Elertus Wine Protection System

I have recently been approached by a representative of Utah-based consumer electronics company Elertus who loaned me for a few weeks a sample of a newly released product of theirs targeting the wine market for me to test and consider for a … Continue reading

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Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2013

A few days ago, Wine Spectator magazine has published the entire list of their Top 100 Wines of 2013… according to them, of course! Like last year, these are in a nutshell a few comments about their 2013 top 10 … Continue reading

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Wine App Review: Winery Passport

Last week, Scott, the developer of a brand new wine-related app, reached out to me to let me know about the roll out and to ask me whether I would download it and give it a spin and, if I liked … Continue reading

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WiNews: Elena Walch’s Pinot Noir “Ludwig” 2010 Wins XII Italian Domestic Pinot Noir Competition

Just a quick flash to alert you about a piece of news that an Italian producer that I am fond of has been kind enough to share with me. The 2010 vintage of the “Ludwig” Pinot Noir made by Elena … Continue reading

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European Wine Wars: after Tocai, it is the time of Prosek… and Teran

The international press, Dr Vino and several other sources all recently reported that, as a result of Croatia’s imminent accession to the European Union at the end of a 10-year long process, Croatian wineries will be required to stop using the name “Prosek” to … Continue reading

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Winevent – Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri USA Tour: February 7-15, 2013

It appears that a wave of Italian wine is about to wash the shores of the U.S.: beside the Vinitaly International/Slow Wine event that is scheduled for January 28 in New York (for more information and other dates/cities, see our … Continue reading

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Winevent – January 28, 2013: Vinitaly International & Slow Wine 2013 in NYC

We are happy to report some pretty exciting news for Italian wine lovers and those who would just like to know more about it first-hand: for the first time ever, Slow Food Editore (the publisher of the Slow Wine Guide, … Continue reading

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WineNews from Planeta Vino ;-)

I am glad to share with you a few interesting pieces of news that I have received from the guys at Planeta, one of the truly outstanding Sicilian producers who have marked the rebirth of quality winemaking in Sicily since the Nineties. … Continue reading

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Just Out: Wine Spectator’s Top 10 Wines of 2012

So, it’s that time of the year once again: today venerable Wine Spectator magazine published their Top 10 Wines of 2012… according to them, of course! 🙂 In a nutshell, these are the comments I would like to share with … Continue reading

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Winevent – November 17-19, 2012: Golosaria, Milan (Italy)

If you happen to be in Milan, Italy, in November, consider stopping by Golosaria Milano 2012, a food and wine fair organized by Club Papillon featuring 100 Italian food producers and 100 Italian winemakers. With regard to wine, Golosaria will … Continue reading

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