• Where Do Restaurant Insiders Turn for Inspiration? Italian Wines. Here's Why

    7 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Italy, the birthplace of pizza, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance, is exalted for its numerous cultural and historical achievements. Its winemaking heritage spans centuries of traditions, beginning with the Etruscans and Romans, and continuing to this day. Whether it's a crisp Bianco or a rich Rosso , wine is as much a part of Italian culture as a fresh dish of homemade pasta.
    When the Roman emperors, landowners, and burghers established Italy's modern vineyard system in roughly the 2nd Century BCE, they helped pioneer advanced viticulture techniques. Many are still utilized...
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