“Planet” (“Planeta”) – here it is, the mafia of Sicily! Despite the very young age of the company, the results of its activities are simply amazing. In less than twenty years of existence, Planet simply captured the Sicilian wine market. The company owns 400 hectares of vineyards in 6 different places on the island. The supply of wine annually reaches over a million bottles in 70 countries. Continue reading
There is no error in this header. Luca Maroni, a leading Italian taster and sommelier, built an astounding career and, from 1989 to 2008, tasted some of the world’s best wines.
Born in Rome and receiving a degree in business and economics in 1986, Luca joins Luigi Veronelli and begins writing for L’Etichetta magazine. He also opens Ex Vinis, the first Italian newspaper dedicated to wine. Continue reading
The history of almost any popular brand of sparkling wines today has its roots in the Middle Ages, in the Champagne province, studded with vineyards and distilleries. It was there that grew the best grapes, ideal for creating exquisite alcoholic beverages of small fortress. Continue reading
Before you comprehend the subtleties of the selection of the ideal combinations of wines and dishes, let’s touch on the topic of recommendations for choosing a wine to the table. After all, each dish has its own wine-ally, which requires serving at the right temperature. Continue reading
If you have ever seen how a specially trained person slowly pours wine from a bottle into a decanter, and then pours it into guests’ glasses, then you are already familiar with the procedure called “decant”. But the question is: is decantation so necessary or is it just a beautiful wine custom? Continue reading