Category: Villa Sandi

Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tour Dates USA. Taste Villa Sandi at each event!

Villa Sandi will be pouring its award-winning wines at each stop along the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri U.S. tour, including the Villa Sandi Prosecco Superiore Vigna La Rivetta DOCG, winner of the prestigious Tre Bicchieri prize 10 years in a row! Here are the dates and cities: Monday, February 24 – Miami.Wednesday, February 26 – Chicago. Friday, February 28 – New York. Monday, March … Read More Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tour Dates USA. Taste Villa Sandi at each event!

For your holiday consideration: Single-vineyard Prosecco DOCG Cartizze Vigna La Rivetta

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are right around the corner and many of you will be shopping for wines to served to your guests and loved ones. If ever there were a time of year when you want to reach for the “very best,” it’s now. The winter holidays are meant for enjoying the best things in life. And when it comes to Prosecco … Read More For your holiday consideration: Single-vineyard Prosecco DOCG Cartizze Vigna La Rivetta

Wishing you a Prosecco DOCG holiday! Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

This week, across the United States, American families — from the coasts to the southeast to the midwest — will be sharing Prosecco DOCG for their Thanksgiving holiday feast. And so will we here in southeast Texas along the Louisiana border (although we live in Houston, we travel about an hour and half to Orange, Texas, to celebrate the holiday with my wife Tracie’s family). … Read More Wishing you a Prosecco DOCG holiday! Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG featured at prestigious Champagne Challenge in Los Angeles

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG was featured last Saturday (November 16) at the prestigious Champagne Challenge in Los Angeles. The yearly event is not a competition per se. But the sold-out blind tasting allows guests to taste a number of sparkling wines side-by-side. Prosecco DOCG and Champagne are completely different appellations that produce radically different wines. But more and more, consumers and wine professionals alike … Read More Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG featured at prestigious Champagne Challenge in Los Angeles

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG in sunny Santa Barbara by the sea at Oppi’z

“Guido Oppizzi immigrated to America from Italy only three years ago, bringing a deep love for traditional cooking from his homeland,” writes Rebecca Horigan for the Santa Barbara weekly Santa Barbara Independent. Oppizzi, who hails from Pavia, Italy, told the writer that his new Santa Barbara restaurant Oppi’z “is much more modern and unconventional cuisine, but still deeply rooted in the Italian culture. “Everything … Read More Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG in sunny Santa Barbara by the sea at Oppi’z

Villa Sandi, producer of Prosecco DOCG, named “post-war business leader” by Veneto Chamber of Commerce

Above: The Palladian “Villa Sandi” which sits at the center of the estate’s grounds and serves as its symbol. Earlier this month, Villa Sandi and its owner Giancarlo Moretti Polegato were named a “post-war business leader” by the Veneto Chamber of Commerce. According to a statement issued by the chamber, the estate, a producer of Prosecco DOCG, was chosen because of its role in … Read More Villa Sandi, producer of Prosecco DOCG, named “post-war business leader” by Veneto Chamber of Commerce

Taste Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG in London

Villa Sandi will be pouring its wines at the following events in London this month. Bellavita Expo November 7-8 Waitrose Drinks Festival November 15-17 Click links above for details and registration info Don’t miss this opportunity to taste with Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG ambassadors, including Diva Moretti Polegato, the fourth generation of the Villa Sandi family! CAMPAGNA FINANZIATA AI SENSI DEL REG. UE N. … Read More Taste Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG in London

Gambero Rosso in Tokyo with Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG, winner of 10 Tre Bicchieri prizes

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG, winner of 10 consecutive Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri awards, traveled to Japan last week for the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tasting and top restaurant awards. That’s Villa Sandi international export director Flavio Geretto (center) with Gambero Rosso senior editor Marco Sabellico to the left in the photo. Flavio was there to lead a master class on Prosecco and why it’s … Read More Gambero Rosso in Tokyo with Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG, winner of 10 Tre Bicchieri prizes

Taste Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG this weekend and next week in London!

Taste Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG this weekend, November 2-3, at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter at the Landmark Hotel and Wednesday, November 6, at the SquareMeal Food and Wine Tasting at The Honourable Artillery Company in London. Click links above for event details and registration. Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG brand ambassador Diva Polegato Moretti, daughter of owner Giancarlo Polegato Moretti, will be on hand … Read More Taste Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG this weekend and next week in London!

Prosecco DOCG for Thanksgiving!

It’s that time of the year again when wine writers across the United States will begin posting and publishing their “Thanksgiving wine recommendations.” And inevitably, many of them will start their posts with apologetic admissions that Thanksgiving wine pairings are almost impossible to make. That’s because of two major reasons. 1) The classic all-American Thanksgiving feast includes a wide variety of dishes, disparate in … Read More Prosecco DOCG for Thanksgiving!

Prosecco DOCG, the classic “small plates” wine of Venice

If you’ve ever spent any time in Venice, you’ve probably spent some time in a bacaro (BAH-kah-roh) or cicchetteria (chee-keht-teh-REE-ah). The nearly interchangeable terms refer to the classic Venetian wine bar where small plates are served — a favorite way for Venetians to dine. No one really knows where the word bacaro comes from. Some people believe it might be derived from Bacchus (Bacco in … Read More Prosecco DOCG, the classic “small plates” wine of Venice

Prosecco DOCG harvest 2019 comes to an end

The Prosecco DOCG harvest 2019 came to an end last week. Those are some of the very last bunches to be picked in the photo above. All of the fruit is picked by hand and is then placed whole into plastic crates. The fruit is on its way to the winery where it will be immediately pressed. The grape must (the “juice”) will then … Read More Prosecco DOCG harvest 2019 comes to an end