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Italian Food and Wine

Cantina Sobrano wins acclaim for Donna Sabina 2007 Grechetto

May 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

Exciting news!    Cantino Sobrano of Todi, have been awarded a prestigious award for their Grechetto di Todi 2007 Donna Sabina at the London International Wine Challenge 2010. The, London International Wine Challenge (IWC) is the largest and most prestigious challenge in the wine world.  Every year, tens of thousands of wines from every corner of […]



Cantina Villa Sobrano: Exciting New Varietals

Apr 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

To compliment  their top range, namely Bartolomeo and Donna Sabina, In their pursuit of excellentce Cantina Sobrano believe it isof  paramount  mportance to offer great choice, top quality and value across the range. For this reason they have invested time and energy to develop a new line of varietal wines . These new and exciting wines will […]



UMBRIA WINE FESTIVAL 24 to 25 APRIL

Apr 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

Perugia.   Following the success of its previous editions, from April 24th to 25th the Umbria section of the Associazione Italiana Sommeliers has scheduled the Umbria Wine Festival in the cloister of the Complesso Monumentale di San Pietro, which also houses the Perugia University Agriculture Faculty. From 11am to 11pm on the Saturday and from 11am […]



VERONA: VINITALY INTERNATIONAL WINE EXPO: 8-12 APRIL

Mar 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

An event not to be missed in wonderful Verona.  Italian and international exhibitors over a net area of almost 80 thousand square metres promoting their best production in an overview of the most prestigious wine-growing and wine-making traditions.  This area is equally joined by a further 10,000 sq.m. dedicated to everything else involved in the […]



Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista Happily Ever After Limited Edition

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

These fairytale words dress a limited edition of large-format bottles of 2007 Ornellaia, whose labels were created by Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh as part of the estate’s Vendemmia d’Artista project. The 2007 vintage has been designated as L’Armonia. The photo depicts 18 double magnums of the “copper” series that will be auctioned, together with […]



A delicious taste of Umbria….

Nov 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

Umbrian cuisine….The most noteworthy characteristic is its simplicity.   It relies strongly on seasonal produce such as mushrooms and wild asparagus, on wild delicacies such as truffles, vegetables, cereals, regionally reared meat – particularly lamb, pork and game – either cooked over the fire or worked into cured hams and salame.  Ttruffles in particular play an important part […]



Merano International Wine Festival 7-9 November

Oct 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

Merano Wine Festival & Gourmet is the most elite, prestigious and comprehensive event that there is in Italy.  In the sense that it is aimed at an audience more attentive.  It is an event that  awakes our five senses with specially chosen wines from all over the world, gastronomic delicacies, and show cooking as well as first class hotels. Hence Il Falconierie […]



Chianti: Cavalli Tenuta Degli Dei – third vintage

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

September 2009. Just as the butterfly needs to develop its wings within the cocoon’s protective embrace, the third vintage of Cavalli Tenuta Degli Dei, whose 25,000 bottles are currently being released to the world markets, was carefully watched in the estate’s cellars for three years. Three years that allowed the wine to reach maturity and […]



Umbria: Winery at Cantina Sobrano, Todi

Aug 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine, Special Venues: Weddings and Spa Breaks

Are you looking to visit a  prestigious vineyard in Umbria and spend some time tasting the incredible wines from its estate and possibly even rent a wonderful country house on the winery estate?   Then Cantina Sobrano in Todi can offer all this.  Set amongst green rolling hills, the estate covers 30 hectares, just a 5 […]



Grosseto: Launch of Rosso&Vino Wine Bar

Jul 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian Food and Wine

It has just been launched, and is already drawing attention from all: Rosso&Vino is in the historic heart of Grosseto, one of Tuscany’s liveliest cities, and not just in the summer months.   Part wine shop, part restaurant, the Rosso&Vino is on two floors, bringing harmoniously together light and warmth, land and technology.  The materials […]