italian wine

  1. The Wine Lover’s Guide to Nebbiolo

    The Wine Lover’s Guide to Nebbiolo

    Don’t let the translucent appearance and delicate aromas of Nebbiolo wine fool you. One sip, and you’ll discover that this is a bold, full-bodied red wine rich with tannins. 

    Nebbiolo grapes are cultivated in Barolo and Barbaresco, located in the Piedmont region of Italy. It is here that some of the world’s most celebrated wines are produced. Nebbiolo is Italian for “fog,” and the grapes are likely named so because the best Nebbiolo grape vineyards are located high above the valley where the fog collects.

    What Are The Differences Between Barbaresco and Barolo Wines?

    Nebbiolo wine boasts delicate aromas of roses, raspberries, and cherries, followed by robust flavors of cherry, coffee, and anise. And while there are similarities between Barbaresco and Barolo, there are also differences.

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  2. Wine Statistics Around The World


    Wine has been a popular beverage for thousands of years and is a truly global product. However, despite the global popularity of wine, winemaking styles and flavors vary dramatically from different regions.

    For those reasons, here’s a look at some of the most important global wine statistics and the countries with the top production.

    General Wine Statistics

    The Top 10 Producing Wine Countries

    The top 10 producing wine countries in the world are:

    • Italy
    • France
    • Spain
    • United States
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    • Australia
    • China
    • Germany
    • South Africa

    Is The Wine Industry Growing?

    The wine industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past several decades and is predicted to maintain a growth rate of four to eight percent in 2020 and beyond.

    The total wine market i

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  3. The OTHER Wines of Piedmont

    Wines from Piedmont, Italy

    High up on the rolling hills, the vineyards of Piedmont in northern Italy are constantly working and producing and striving for greatness. Because of the cooler climate, fuller-flavored heavy reds have a difficult time ripening; however, the sunny days and cool nights lend the perfect atmosphere for growing lighter-bodied, fruit forward reds and whites that ripen evenly with perfect balance and acidity.

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  4. Beyond Pinot Grigio: 10 Dazzling Italian Whites

    10 Dazzling Italian Wines

    It's pretty easy to fall into a pattern of ordering Pinot Grigio as your standard white. They're inexpensive and reliable quality irrespective of brand. But Italy is also home to a plethora of other indigenous grapes that can be easily substituted for those days when you just want "something different."

    Here are some to watch out for:

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