Summary: Tired of being in lockdown mode? Travel with us as we take a virtual trip to Italy and explore the beautiful Lugana DOC. We will be joined by the Director of the Consortium, two of the area’s top producers and Lugana DOC's US brand Ambassador. Participants will have an exclusive opportunity to learn more about the region’s viticulture, winemaking and marketing from industry
Summary: The most celebrated examples of Barolo are among the finest examples of terroir anywhere in the wine world. Thanks to soil formations from millions of years ago, along with climatic conditions, Barolos from various communes can often vary greatly in style. Yet beyond the terroir of site-specific, there is also a human terroir at work, as enologists employ different techniques in their cellars.
Summary: This WSG Live will follow the history of Barolo from the 1860s through the latest innovations and viticultural practices of today. As there have been more changes in the last fifty years than in the first one hundred, much of the webinar will concentrate on the period from the 1970s until current times. Specific topics covered will include changes in viticultural practices (e.g. Barolo Boys), a more precise definition of the boundaries of the Barolo zone,
Summary: Valpolicella is home to some of the world’s most unique wine styles all of which are based on grape varieties indigenous to the region. Discover the natural and human factors that influence their production and the trends driving their evolution. Educator Deborah Parker Wong was awarded the title of Valpolicella Wine Specialist by the
Summary: Alto Adige is a land of spectacular contrast and diversity. Positioned in northeast Italy, on the sunny side of the Alps, it is an area where men and mountains have met for centuries. It is a frontier region; not just politically but geographically, climatically, and viticulturally. Winemaking here requires a special skill set. Vineyards are planted from 200m to 1000m and experience huge diurnal swings in temperature, while alpine
Summary: In this live one hour webinar we will explore a very small but unique appellation in Italy which produces one of the best expressions of Nebbiolo. An appellation where the Alpi Retiche mountains, climate and influence of the Adda River and Lago di Como play key role in the evolution of its wines. Valtellina Superiore DOCG, its Subzones