@FatGayVegan @MessyCook “Barone Pizzini has crafted gold with its 2012 Pievalta Verdicchio Superiore”

We were thrilled to read the following review of the Pievalta 2012 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi on Fat Gay Vegan, a highly popular London-centric blog that covers “vegan news, reviews & events” (image via Fat Gay Vegan). Grown at its organic vineyard in central Italy’s Marche region near the Adriatic coast, Barone Pizzini has crafted … Read more

A classic harvest expected in Castelli di Jesi

A note from Pievalta winery manager Silvia Loschi: Here’s a photo [above] of Verdicchio grapes taken today in our Moie vineyard. We’ve been preparing for the 2013 harvest this week. We started by checking and cleaning the press, tanks, and pumps. On Friday morning at 7:30 a.m., we began sampling berries in the Moie and … Read more

@RN74Seattle + #Verdicchio + #PacificOysters = #betterthansex

What a thrill to learn that Pievalta Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi is currently featured on the wine list “Sommelier Select” at RN74 Seattle (above), the northwest outpost of celebrity chef Michael Mina and celebrity sommelier Rajat Parr. Considering that Seattle is one of the best places in the country world to eat raw oysters … Read more

Barone Pizzini & Pievalta in Houston, Texas! @houstonsomms @CamerataHouston

Above: on Wednesday, Barone Pizzini manager Silvano Brescianini addressed a group of Houston’s leading wine professionals at the Houston Sommelier Association (photo by top Houston wine blogger Amy Gross). Barone Pizzini manager Silvano Brescianini took time out from his Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tour of the U.S. to spend a day in Houston, Texas, this … Read more

Pievalta at @LArtusi leader in the new wave of Italians TY @JoeCampanale

  Above: New York restaurateur Joe Campanale (right) and his mother, the lovely Karen Campanale in a photo taken at L’Anfora, Joe’s wine bar concept, in 2010. Even when you see it “on paper” and peruse his bio, it’s spell-binding to see Joe Campanale’s meteoric rise in the New York restaurant scene. In the 2007, … Read more

Harvest in Castelli di Jesi has begun!

  On Friday, we sampled the grapes for a third time and decided that the moment had arrived to begin picking. This morning at 6:00 a.m. (Tuesday, September 3, 2013), we assembled the whole team (Alessandro, Gianlcua, Mitico, and Roberto) and began picking in the “Veranda” vineyard. These grapes will be vinified as the base … Read more

@volta_boulder, the newest entry in one of America’s leading food & wine cities

Above: as the owners of Volta write on their Facebook, “food is love made visual.” In the minds of many U.S.-based food and wine professionals, Boulder, Colorado is one of the nation’s leading food meccas and one of its epicenters for gastronomy. Outside of Las Vegas, this easy-going, green-leaning university town has more Master Sommeliers … Read more