The Collio Problem

With a trove of wines and vines, where does this Italian wine region fit in?

Northeastern Italy's Collio has a problem. A problem that, on its face, many wine regions would love to have: Too many grapes do well here. Go on reading on Wine Spectator


Castelvecchio e il Rinascimento di Castelnuovo

L'Azienda Agricola Castelvecchio domina in posizione panoramica il Carso Goriziano, sull'altopiano sopra Sagrado, nella località di Castelnuovo. Zona di vigneti dal 1750, la tenuta versava in uno stato di semi abbandono quando, nel 1987, venne rilevata dall'imprenditore comasco Leopoldo Terraneo e da sua moglie Mirella Della Valle.

Wine and Dine in Friuli

BEYOND THE GILDED LUSTER of Venice lies a melting pot of culture and gastronomy ripe for discovery. Friuli-Venezia Giulia — Italy’s most northeastern region, which shares a border with Austria and Slovenia — is a gastronomic gem that produces much of the country’s highly sought-after wine, cheese and prosciutto. Go on reading on Global Traveler

i-Q: bruno zamborlin

#VodafoneNewWave: Bruno Zamborlin è il fondatore di Mogees, una start-up che ha prodotto un’app e un sensore capaci di rendere qualsiasi oggetto uno strumento musicale. Gli abbiamo chiesto come, partendo dalla provincia vicentina e arrivando oggi a Londra, è riuscito ad inventare un nuovo modo per approcciarsi alla produzione musicale. Continua a leggere su i-D

The Unbelievably Gorgeous Italian Wine Region You Haven’t Heard of Yet

A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans. Go on reading on VOGUE

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, where white wines shine

There's no arguing that Italy produces some of the world's best red wines. But what if we told you that it’s the white wines that make Italian wine truly great? Go on reading on Fine Dining Lovers

Friuli, Italy, guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

This border region of north-east Italy has stayed out of the limelight but offers dramatic Alpine scenery, gorgeous Adriatic lagoons, and a wealth of local wine, fine cuisine and history. Go on reading on The Guardian

Italy's Next Wine Frontier

Friuli, on the border of Austria and Slovenia, has become one of Italy's most exciting wine regions thanks to its complex, aromatic whites. Producer Giampaolo Venica and writer Anya von Bremzen go exploring, discovering divine polenta and prosciutto and lots of hearty pastas. Go on reading on Food & Wine

Decanter travel guide: Friuli, Italy

Stretching from the Alps to the Adriatic, Friuli is home to rolling hills, picturesque villages and a wealth of boutique wine producers. Simon Woolf shares tips on how best to plan a trip. Go on reading on Decanter

The Best Italian Wine Region You’ve Never Heard Of

The world does not yet come to the Friuli region, and so much the better. Friuli-Venezia Giulia’s vineyards benefit from the breezy, sunny microclimate created by their equidistance from the Austrian Alps to the north and the Adriatic Sea to the south. Go on reading on

Friulano, an Italian White Wine That Makes Friends Easily

CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI, Italy — You may have sipped a pleasant pinot grigio from Friuli, a region in the far northeast of Italy known for its white wines and more properly called Friuli-Venezia Giulia. But you are less likely to have had a glass of friulano, a more distinguished wine that is worth discovering. Go on reading on The New York Times

Italy's Collio wine route: top 10 guide

Italy's north-eastern Collio region offers a startling array of little-known wines, with small, friendly vineyards to visit and a selection of cosy places to eat and stay between gulps. Go on reading on The Guardian

Peter McCombie MW on Friuli: Italy’s best white wine making region

With Decanter's tasting of fine wines from Fruili Venezia Giulia coming up on October 22, Italian expert Peter McCombie MW offers an insight into this fantastic winemaking region and helps identify the range of both local and imported grape varieties said to produce the country's best dry whites. Go on reading on Decanter