Il Canniccio: The Perfect A1 Autostrada Pit Stop

With harvest (and mushroom season) around the corner, some of Italy’s tastiest meals are served up in the autumn months. All you need to do to find them is to...

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5 Top-Rated Wines from Monica Larner’s First-Ever Orcia Report

There’s much to check out in this under-the-radar wine region....

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Diego Morengo: Boia Faüss’s Brewmaster of Barolo

Today, the Boia Faüss microbrewery serves out about 200 hectoliters of beer per year, drawing on self-produced raw materials, giving them typically Teutonic imprints and Anglo-Saxon aspects....

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In Memory of Luciano Zazzeri of La Pineta

Monica Larner remembers the Italian chef who suddenly passed away this week....

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Sassicaia – Contemporary Italian Renaissance

With its February release, the 2016 immediately stole the spotlight....

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In Memoriam: Gianfranco Soldera

The stubborn genius of Brunello dies at 82....

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8 100-Point Wines From Italy

In her latest report, Monica Larner offers the first public look at the 2016 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia. “The 100-point 2016 Sassicaia offers an exquisitely rare and indisputably compelling encore...

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Italy – The Best of Both Worlds

Throughout 2018, Italy made steady gains on the secondary market. In November, its share of trade by value broke a weekly record. This helped its monthly share to double on...

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6 Best New Releases from Campania

Nearly 300 wines were tasted in her latest report—here, the top six, all rated 95 points and higher....

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Italy, Basilicata: New Releases – Part Two

The Vulture volcano in Basilicata (in the far south of Italy) is extinct. In fact, its last eruption occurred 133,000 years ago. Those explosions were so violent that the surrounding...

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