Asti (Italy)

Type: City
Name: Asti (Italy)
Country: Italy
Latitude: 44.919998
Longitude: 8.21
population: 72,194
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

It’s time to open the autumn reds

I received several optimistic emails from wine retailers this morning, one offering the last of the summer wine, the other hoping for an Indian summer. Sadly the weather has turned and I have started to look for a little warming solace rather than summery ... [Published Irish Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

IN THE STICKS: Sound the bell

To all those who read this, please excuse me if I spill any secrets, but September is wine month in Tuscany and I've never been very good at holding my liquor.When I first came to the Maremma I had the palate of an 18-year-old and a penchant for the super ... [Published The American In Italia - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Feeling chardonnay burn-out? Look beyond the usual places

click to enlargeAs one of the world’s most popular grapes, chardonnay of good quality can be found outside California and Burgundy, France and in places such as Italy.I used to hear a lot of wine industry folks complain about their customers’ never-ending ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Global Dufry listings for Gancia wines

:42Italy’s ‘original’ sparkling wine, Gancia, has begun an international roll-out to several Dufry travel retail locations, taking its Asti and Prosecco variants to a wider audience.The brand will now be available at Basel, Mauritius, Tunis, Astana, and ... [Published Travel Retail Industry - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Turin: A feast in slow motion

Squeak-scratch-rattle. My wife and I could have rented smart cycles at several places along the Po River in Turin, but our Italian friends have kindly lent us their battered old "anti-theft" bikes, as they affectionately refer to them. No one's going ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

SWA Wines of the Year 2014

The final act of this year’s Sommelier Wine Awards took place amid the buzz and bustle of Imbibe Live, where our judges tasted through the 50 contenders to decide our 2014 Wines of theYearThis year’s Sommelier Wine Awards competition began with 2,250 ... [Published Imbibe - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Turin: A feast in slow motion

A healthy appetite and a dilapidated bike are ideal for tackling Turin, writes .Squeak-scratch-rattle. My wife and I could have rented smart cycles at several places along the Po River in Turin, but our Italian friends have kindly lent us their battered ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Matches Made in Heaven, Dessert Edition

In Tuesday’s blog , I discussed matching wines with difficult-to-pair vegetables such as asparagus, Brussels sprouts, and artichokes. I also offered suggestions for what to drink with sushi, and salty fare. Now let’s talk about the most important part ... [Published Orange Coast - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Yvonne Lorkin: Our own touch of Italy

New Zealand’s climate lends itself perfectly to reproducing some classic Italian wines Photo / ThinkstockIf you like a little bit of mama mia in your glass, but you're unable to source much in the way of Italian wine from your local store then here's ... [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wine of the Week: Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbera 2011

Barbera is an often overlooked Italian red wine grape that has become increasingly popular in blends. It is the third most-commonly planted grape in Italy after sangiovese and montepulciano.But it shines on its own, especially when it hails from the d’Asti ... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish wines find favour with Ontario imbibers

zoomThe Spanish wine category is enjoying a renaissance among Ontario consumers. Sales are strong. No bull.The LCBO has responded by adding several new ones to all shelves.Two tempranillos took my breath away in terms of quality. Both are newcomers to ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Telecom Italia launches LTE service in Asti

Telecom Italia's deployment of its 'Ultra Internet 4G' service throughout Italy continues as it confirmed the expansion of the network to the northern Italian city of Asti. Customers will now have access to 4G data transmission at speeds of up to 100 ... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 16 2014]

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'Traditionally in Italy, vines were very biodiverse,' says Stefano Bellotti, who runs Cascina degli Ulivi, the family farm. "They grew alongside trees or vegetables, which were cultivated between the rows."
There's a saying (although I'm not sure who actually said it ... but I'm pretty sure it was an Italian) that goes, "Where the orchards grow, the olives will grow and the vines will also grow ..."
"This is a stellar achievement!" said Morelli. "We are proud of how Zonin USA has grown and are very appreciative of the efforts put forth by our distributor partners to help us achieve this award. We are very excited about the future of Zonin brands in the US market!"

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It’s time to open the autumn reds [Published Irish Times - 19 hours ago]
IN THE STICKS: Sound the bell [Published The American In Italia - Sep 14 2014]
Feeling chardonnay burn-out? Look beyond the us... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Sep 12 2014]
Cornish winery Knightor introduces German-inspi... [Published Harpers - Sep 10 2014]
Turin: A feast in slow motion [Published Taranaki Daily News - Sep 09 2014]
Casa Vinicola Zonin USA Partners with Major Ret... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2014]
SWA Wines of the Year 2014 [Published Imbibe - Sep 09 2014]
Global Dufry listings for Gancia wines [Published Travel Retail Industry - Sep 09 2014]
Gancia sparkling wine takes off in travel retai... [Published Moodie Report - Sep 09 2014]
Eat naturally in Italy [Published Condé Nast Traveller - Sep 05 2014]
Turin: A feast in slow motion [Published Canberra Times - Sep 05 2014]
Matching wine and Indian food at the fabulous G... [Published Wine Anorak - Sep 03 2014]
Matches Made in Heaven, Dessert Edition [Published Orange Coast - Aug 28 2014]
Yvonne Lorkin: Our own touch of Italy [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 26 2014]
Not a Dirty Habit: Wine Dinner and Vermouth Tas... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 24 2014]
Wine of the Week: Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbe... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
Spanish wines find favour with Ontario imbibers [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
SCOOP! We have the results of the innagural Cha... [Published Wine Pages - Aug 01 2014]
One-room hotels: The Big Six [Published The Independent - Jul 18 2014]
weekly wine round-up of newspaper columnists fo... [Published Wine Pages - Jun 23 2014]
How to Pair Wine with Spring Fruits and Vegetables [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 17 2014]
Telecom Italia launches LTE service in Asti [Published Telecompaper - Jun 16 2014]
Bacardi Limited Employees Bring To Life “Good S... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 03 2014]
Casa Vinicola Zonin Receives Market Watch “Hot ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Central Holidays Reports 20 Percent Increase in... [Published PRWeb - Mar 31 2014]
Made to Order: Mitchell's has huge following an... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Feb 13 2014]
Gianni Zonin Honored With Wine Enthusiast’s 201... [Published PRWeb - Jan 29 2014]
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How to Pair Wine with Spring Fruits and Vegetables [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 17 2014]
When a dish is paired with the right wine, the experience of eating and drinking is enhanced — the wine and the food elevated to a different realm, one that tantalizes the taste buds and makes you pause. But pairing wine with food can be intimidating ...
Bacardi Limited Employees Bring To Life “Good S... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 03 2014]
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