Harvest Starts Early in Italy

This year‘s harvest has begun, it started one day earlier than in 2021, although a later start of the harvest had been expected.

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Performance Test of Winegrowers' Cooperatives: Germany, France and Italy in Competition

The best winegrowers' cooperatives 2022 from Germany, France and Italy were honoured for their outstanding achievements by Meininger's sister publication WEINWIRTSCHAFT at the Deidesheimer Hof. Clemens Gerke reports.

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Prosecco: Walking a Tightrope - with a Net

The constant increase in demand poses major challenges for the guardians of Prosecco. The consortium must keep an eye on quality and protect the image. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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Drought in Italy

A month-long drought and unusually high temperatures for this time of year are threatening Italy's agriculture. Crop losses are expected, especially in the northwest of the country and in parts of the northeast, Lazio, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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Tuscany: New UGAs for an Individual Identity

The new site designations for Chianti Classico and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are drawing a lot of attention to the regions and filling a gap. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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Devil's Advocate: Deep Dive Into Italy

A rather different column this week, about the extraordinary Vinitaly International Academy courses.

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ProWein Special: Italy and Greece 

Wine production, regional split and export data.

Italy and Greece are located in Hall 15, 16 and 17 at ProWein.

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Vinitaly’s successful comeback

The 54th Vinitaly closed with a significant drop in visitors, but still marked a new record. Of a total of 88,000 registered visitors, 25,000 were international buyers -  28% of the total. This was the highest ever share, ahead of the 26.3% at the last event, in 2019. In that year, however, all the numbers were bigger. The fair attracted 125,000 attendees, of whom 33,000 came from outside Italy.

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Devil's Advocate: Vinitaly 2023 - less Bella Figura?

After decades of attending Vinitaly, Robert Joseph wonders if next year will bring some changes.

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