The New Face of Empson USA: Tara Empson

Jan 15, 2019

Pioneering Italian wine exporter Empson & Co. announces father to daughter leadership change.

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New Italian Brand: Pietra

Nov 20, 2018

Pietra is produced by Cantine Menhir located in the beautiful coastal region of Apulia (Puglia), Italy.

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Gambero Rosso: 2018 Tre Bicchieri Winners

Nov 13, 2018

In Italy people go to cafés and taverns to spend time with each other. If it’s a good wine most folks will enjoy a second glass. But when it’s an exceptionally good wine, when it’s one of the best, that’s the time for a third glass.

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Ode to Summer Sunshine and Soave

Aug 16, 2018

Here Comes the Sun, little darling! This summer season wine drinkers are reaching for interesting, refreshing and affordable wines from the Soave Classico commune in the Veneto region in northeast Italy.

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The New Sicily Couldn’t Be Much Older

May 08, 2018

For centuries, Sicily was the preferred stomping ground for practically any Mediterranean nation with an army.

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Vineyards on Volcanoes

Apr 02, 2018

Welcome to I Custodi and the “Guild of Vigneri,” the resurrected mythical ancient order of “protectors” of Mt. Etna’s native culture dedicated to preserving the old ways with respect for both the mountain’s land and its’ (hard working) inhabitants.

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