7 Tips On How To Manage Your Restaurant Suppliers

The waiter works in a restaurant in a medical mask, gloves during coronavirus pandemic

To establish a mutually beneficial supply chain with restaurant vendors, food service businesses need to know the key actions they need to take. As one of the most competitive business sectors, the foodservice industry necessitates a thorough understanding of what it takes to be long-term successful. Restaurant vendors are companies that supply everything from equipment … Read more

Congratulations to incoming Franciacorta president Vittorio Moretti!

And congratulations also to Barone Pizzini’s CEO Silvano Brescianini who will serve as the consortium’s vice president… The following press release was issued by the Franciacorta Consortium today. Consorzio Franciacorta’s General Assembly appoints new President and Board CHANGE IN THE LEADERSHIP: VITTORIO MORETTI NEW FRANCIACORTA PRESIDENT   Vittorio Moretti (above) is the new President of … Read more

What makes Franciacorta so geographically unique in the panorama of Italian wines?

Above: a Google Earth shot, looking north toward Lake Iseo from the Barone Pizzini winery (the small red dot). Franciacorta and its wines are entirely misunderstood in the U.S. It’s partly due to the way that the wines have been marketed here. But it’s also due to the fact that Franciacorta is still very young as … Read more

For your New Year’s consideration: 91 points, “2011 Franciacorta Satèn Brut is a lovely sparkling wine” (Monica Larner)

For all of our recent accolades, please see this thread. From Monica Larner’s reviews in the September 2015 issue of Wine Advocate: 2011 Barone Pizzini Franciacorta Saten Brut 91 points The 2011 Franciacorta Satèn Brut is a lovely sparkling wine with crisp tones and a fresh, forward style. Crisp fruit tones of peach, citrus and melon … Read more

Barone Pizzini creator of the Ferrari horse & friend to the “ace of aces”

He was called the “ace of aces” and was one of the most famous aviators of World War I: Francesco Baracca (1888-1918), “the Prancing Horse,” author of 34 aerial victories during “the great war,” and one of the most celebrated wartime figures of the era. As a young cavalry officer in training at the Scuola … Read more