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Italian Wines in Uvinum's blog

5/08/2013

Stellenbosch, the great South African wine area

 TAGS:Italy, France, Spain, United States ... Now the big wine producers will have to count with countries referred as the 'new world', (talking about wine aspects). There are many areas of the world where good wines are made, and among them, South Africa is an emerging area that stands out for the quality of its wines. It has 100,000 hectares of vines, being the seventh largest...

4/04/2013

Discover the wines of Lazio

 - Italy is famous for its gastronomy, but also for its wines, young, strong, aged, of long tradition... 

In the region of Lazio, whose capital is Rome, the wines are very recognized, mostly the whites, thanks to the Trebbiano grape. The most popular is the one from Frascati, called "wine of the Popes", also white, which in addition to the grapes of this region, is elaborated...

11/03/2013

The Italian grape Nebbiolo

 TAGS:The wines of Italy are recognized all around the world, and their character and good taste are due to grape varieties such as Nebbiolo, typical of the Piedmont region in northern Italy. It's a really valued red grape variety, grown only in this region and in some South American countries, but to a small extent.

The intense dark color is quite characteristic of other...

24/10/2012

The worst summer in 50 years for the Italian wine harvest

 TAGS:Italian wine harvest suffers the worst summer in fifty years. The stifling heat that Italy has suffered during the summer months has been the guilty of disastrous harvests which has made the producers to lose up to 20% of the estimated volumes in some cases. The regions of Tuscany and Lombardy have been the most affected by this weather.

However, if we talk in terms of...

11/05/2012

Wines and bubbles from Piedmont

 TAGS:No doubt, the Greeks were right to call Italy "Enotria" which means land of wine. The climate, its rich soils and, of course, its wine tradition help us find a wide variety of high quality wines. In fact, Italy is one of the largest exporters of wine in the world, and sparkling wines from Piedmont region are some of these.

To the North, by the Alps and divided by the river...

3/04/2012

Pizza wine? Chianti, per favore!

 TAGS:The Chianti wine is light, aromatic, very fruity... they are the perfect soundtrack, ethylicly speaking, to live life and be loved. These wines come from the Tuscany region of undeniable beauty which provides the frame for contemporary classics as Stealing Beauty or Under the Tuscan Sun.

Diane Lane and Liv Tyler abandon themselves to love and good Italian wine in one...