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Ristorante Ornellaia opens in Zurich

  Ristorante Ornellaia opens its doors today to the public just off one of the world’s most luxurious and exclusive streets, the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich, with the entrance in Sankt Annagasse 2. The celebrated Bolgheri-based wine estate, founded in 1981 has opened its first restaurant with Bindella, its life-long importer and ambassador in Switzerland, renowned … Continue reading

Cheese 2017 focuses on raw milk cheeses and naturalness

  Cheese 2017, the international event organized by Slow Food and the City of Bra dedicated to high-quality and artisanal dairy products, will be held in Bra (Italy) from September 15-18 2017. The event, which celebrates its twentieth birthday this year, has gradually built an international network of cheesemakers, shepherds, cheesemongers and affineurs, the people … Continue reading

The Ernesto Illy Foundation

Passion and the interest for research are  distinctive traits of illycaffè since its beginnings and have improved much more under the direction of Ernesto Illy. After his graduation in chemistry, Ernesto Illy knew how to look at coffee with the scientist’s eye in order to see the unexplored details and complexities of its study subject, … Continue reading

The over-production and over-consumption of meat is a vital problem for the environment and our health. Slow Meat is offering a solution.

The production and consumption of meat has become a central talking point among the public thanks to Slow Meat’s interactive stand at Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, taking place in Turin (Italy) until 26 September. The production and consumption of meat has become a central talking point among the public thanks to Slow Meat’s interactive … Continue reading

The Paraguayan secret: The best Latin American winery #wine #cellar #Latinamerica

In City of the East, the second largest city of Paraguay, in the subsoil of the shopping mall called Monalisa, it is found the best winery of all Latin America. Accross the commercialisation of all different kind of products in this shopping center, stairs on the ground floor of the building offer space to an extensive winery of … Continue reading

The largest wine collection takes place in Moldova #wine #cellar #Moldova

Its name is Milestii Mici and it is the biggest cellar of  the world which  has around 2 million of wine bottles highly appreciated. Also known as “The Golden Collection”, 70% of the production is red wine. Milestii Mici, is a town dedicated to wine production and it is located 20 km far from Chisinau, capital of Moldova. The winery … Continue reading

Wines from the East: Romania #wine #east #Romania

Romania has a great wine tradition couvered by the excellent wines that it produces, some of which have won several international awards. Some of the most famous and local variety are the called Grassa Cotnari, Feteasca alba or Feteasca regala. These are the variety of white golden yellow grape from which the best Romanian wines are elaborated. … Continue reading

Felix Callejo, a winery in the heart of Spain #wine #Spain #winery

Felix Callejo was born in Sotillo de la Ribera, Spain, in a family with a long tradition in the world of wine. He had always dreamed on elaborating his own wine and in 1989 he achieved his goal with success. Since 1999 he takes care of the technical management of the winery, the vineyard and the … Continue reading

Fattoria San Francesco’s Wines win five gold medals #wine #Italy

On March 2015, the 54th National Competition of Wines DOCG-DOC-IGT organized by Mostra Nazzionale Vini-Pramaggiore took place in Pramaggiore (Venezia) as it does every year. The wine competition where each comittee is made up to five oenologists who are selected by the Italian Association of Oenologists, awarded this year with five gold medals to Fattoria San … Continue reading

Wines from Spain: Bancal del Bosc white 2013 #spain #wine #catalunya

Bancal del Bosc Blanc 2013, which its denomination of origin is Montsant, is an incursion that the Spanish winery Vynes Domènech (Tarragona, Spain) presented two years ago with the harvest of 2013. Vynes Domènech winery is an innovative project focused on the GreenCeller including organic vineyard,bioclimatic architecture and green technologies. With a variety of 60% … Continue reading

Why Mendoza is the most important wine region of Argentina? #Mendoza #wines #Argentina #GreatWineCapitals

The availability of pure meltwater from The Andes, the structure of arid soils and the abundance of sunshine are some of the natural competitive advantages that this region enjoys. All of them, together with new infrastructures and new technologies investment had allowed Mendoza enhancing competitiveness and its wine’s diversity. Mendoza, the most important wine region of … Continue reading

Uruguayan wines exceed expectations in Expo Milan 2015 #wine #Uruguay #expo #Milan

Until now, the success of Uruguayan wines on the pavilion of Expo Milan 2015, goes much further than the expectations thought. This result could opens eyes to new possibilities of increasing exports. The international megaexposition that started on May 1, shows the country with a board and careful selection of wines to be offered to its … Continue reading


FEB.14.2013 – La Truffe Noire is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It’s one of the most prestigious restaurants in Brussels and its chef, Luigi Ciciriello is a unique personnality to meet. Luigi CICIRIELLO has the exquisite and friendly character of self made men who made of their life a success story because they worked a lot with obstination and … Continue reading


“Gusto in scena” the annual meeting of italian taste performed in the splendid frame of the Venice Lagoon will be held from 17th to 19th march.   This year at the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista in Venice, an architectural complex of incredible beauty founded in 1261, more than 20 internationally renowned chefs will … Continue reading

Marcolini chocolatier opens in Monaco

After opening thirty boutiques throughout the world, the famous Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini, moved to Monaco on the Boulevard des Moulins.   Pierre Marcolini’s commitment in chocolate is total. The belgian chocolatier is internationally renowned and world Champion in pastry, seeking the best “crus”, the best cocoa beans. Marcolini travels the globe to meet himself the … Continue reading

Goose for St.Martin at Alajmo “La Montecchia”

La Montecchia restaturant in Italy in the province of Padua, preapares an idyllic menu on occasion of St.martin’s day. With one Michelin star since 2009, restaurant “La Montecchia” is considered almost one of the best restaurants in the Veneto region, featuring traditional regional dishes, reinterpreted and lightened by Max Alajmo, as well as great wines … Continue reading


Domaines Vinsmoselle , the largest producer of wines and sparkling in the Grand-Duchy of  Luxemburg launched with fanfare “Pinot Luxembourg”. This is an blend of three pinots that make the reputation of the Moselle vineyards: Pinot Auxerrois, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. A big  action is launched for the summer at the Belgian coast to … Continue reading


                        On Monday, April 23th, great Chablis winegrowers were represented in Brussels by officials of  Interprofessional Bureau for Burgundy Wines. Officials of the appellation Chablis wanted to present their best by offering guests hand-picked (journalists, Belgian producers, importers, guilds wine, wine writers) escellents ofChablis, Petit Chablis, Chablis 1er Cru and Chablis Grand Cru, together with artworksand fatness. Artists had submitted works of art related to Chablis and prizes were awarded to threelaureates. Regarding the food, participants were delighted to taste the Chablis in connection with superb … Continue reading


This year, the Louis XV is celebrating its 25th anniversary. “My encounter with Monaco was a magical and important moment in my life. It is here between France and Italy that I have concentrated my Rivieras. Today, I know that this region that serenades the sun has inspired all my cooking. Its strength and honesty … Continue reading

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