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Site specific: The cruisation of wine

Cruisation is wine's most influential and widespread trend in recent years. Jacopo Mazzeo explains its origins and how it's affecting our perception of quality.

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Soave adopts cru system to promote quality wine image

The Consorzio di Tutela del Soave has officially adopted a cru system, in an attempt to promote a quality image for the appellation

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Martini launches new Asti Ice in time for summer

After the UK launch of its Rosé Extra Dry sparkler, the leading Italian brand has announced the new Asti Ice.

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Unusual wines, part five: Campi Flegrei, Campania, Italy

Nothing sells a wine quite as well as a memorable backstory. In this five-part series, Jacopo Mazzeo explores wine styles with impressive tales to tell

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Prosecco rosé will be a reality by 2020

Following years of rumours, prosecco rosé is now close to becoming a reality. Jacopo Mazzeo finds out why

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The wines of Abruzzo then and now: A conversation with Ian D’Agata

Southern Italy is going through a real wine revolution.

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Five Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines to list now

The average British consumer sees Montepulciano as a grape that makes simple and quaffable wine.

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Chianti winegrowers call for experimentation with disease-resistant hybrid grape varieties

Giovanni Busi, president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, has stated that it's time winegrowers are allowed to work with resistant hybrid grape varieti

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Prosecco rosé will be a reality by 2020

Following years of rumours, prosecco rosé is now close to becoming a reality. Jacopo Mazzeo finds out why

Wine

The wines of Abruzzo then and now: A conversation with Ian D’Agata

Southern Italy is going through a real wine revolution.

Wine

Five Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines to list now

The average British consumer sees Montepulciano as a grape that makes simple and quaffable wine.

Wine

Chianti winegrowers call for experimentation with disease-resistant hybrid grape varieties

Giovanni Busi, president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, has stated that it's time winegrowers are allowed to work with resistant hybrid grape varieti

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Italian rosé: Top picks for a diverse wine list

The diversity of indigenous grapes, climates and styles that Italy has to offer is reflected in the plethora of different rosés produced across the pe

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Stefano Girelli champions organics and rare varieties in new Sicily venture

Azienda Agricola Cortese, Stefano Girelli’s new Sicilian venture, is to focus on the production of organic wines from noble regional grapes such as Ca

Wine

Italian rosé: Top picks for a diverse wine list

The diversity of indigenous grapes, climates and styles that Italy has to offer is reflected in the plethora of different rosés produced across the pe

Wine

Stefano Girelli champions organics and rare varieties in new Sicily venture

Azienda Agricola Cortese, Stefano Girelli’s new Sicilian venture, is to focus on the production of organic wines from noble regional grapes such as Ca