Italy occupies a leading position in the world ranking of wine production. Despite the fact that in Italy itself the level of wine consumption is decreasing annually, production is constantly growing. Today Italians produce about 60 million hectoliters of wine per year. Areas of mass wine production are Sicily, Lazio, Venice and Apully.
It all began with the Greeks …
It was the Greeks in the X century BC. er began to explore the Mediterranean, and during their colonial campaigns along the way engaged in the cultivation of grapes. The first points of sale of wine were Sicily and Calabria. Continue reading
What can be compared with the abundance and variety of Italian cuisine? Only Italian wine. Countless varieties, tastes and shades can excite the imagination of even experienced tasters. Young and seasoned, red and white, sweet and dry – everyone will find Italian wines to suit your taste and pocket. Today, Italian wines are the most common in the world, ahead of their main competitors – France and Spain. Continue reading
If almost anyone who wants can become a sommelier or cavist, because these professions are dominated by a bag of knowledge about wine and the ability to communicate with customers (be it a restaurant or boutique), then a high threshold of sensitivity of his organs of smell, sight and taste buds is important for a taster as well as an excellent sensory memory. It is on the basis of a comparative analysis that the tasting is carried out. Continue reading