Category: Prosecco

Villa Sandi and export director Flavio Geretto featured on Wine Meridian

Above (from left): Villa Sandi export manager Flavio Geretto with Folio Fine Wine Partners Italian specialists Daniele Sbordi and Vincent Trapozzano in New York at the recent Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tasting. We just had to share the following post, published this week by wine writer Fabio Piccoli on the popular Wine Meridien website in Italy: “Villa Sandi, alle radici delle diverse anime del … Read More Villa Sandi and export director Flavio Geretto featured on Wine Meridian

Villa Sandi Cartizze Vigna la Rivetta at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago (Torali Italian Steak)

In a city like Chicago, renowned for its steak and myriad classic steakhouses, it’s not easy to stand out from the crowded field of red meat venues. But when you’re Italian, the whole equation changes. One of the places we’re looking forward to experiencing when Villa Sandi visits the Windy City for the Gambero Rosso tasting next week (Wednesday, February 27; click here for … Read More Villa Sandi Cartizze Vigna la Rivetta at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago (Torali Italian Steak)

Taste Villa Sandi at Gambero Rosso tastings with export director Flavio Geretto

Villa Sandi export director Flavio Geretto will be pouring the winery’s Tre Bicchieri (Three Glass) winner Prosecco Superiore DOCG Brut Vigna La Rivetta next week at the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tastings in Chicago (Wednesday, February 27) and New York (Friday, March 1). Click here for event details and registration (still open). Flavio, who grew up in Veneto not far from where Villa Sandi … Read More Taste Villa Sandi at Gambero Rosso tastings with export director Flavio Geretto

Prosecco DOCG: The ultimate seafood pairing…

There’s an old adage that food and wine experts are often fond of repeating: If it grows with it, it goes with it. In other words, when you are planning a food and wine pairing, consider what wines the growers pair with their foods. And find inspiration in foods and wines that are traditionally paired together. Most Italian food and wine experts agree that … Read More Prosecco DOCG: The ultimate seafood pairing…

EU proposes compromise on Australian “Prosecco” labeling rights

In August of last year, Italy’s agricultural ministry contacted its counterpart in Australia and expressed its interest in protecting naming rights for Prosecco DOCG and Prosecco DOC wines throughout the world. For years now, Australia grape growers and winemakers have labeled sparkling wines as “Prosecco” despite the fact Prosecco originated in Italy and is protected by European Union trademark laws. But because Australia is … Read More EU proposes compromise on Australian “Prosecco” labeling rights