September 30, 2016
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Porta del Vento, one of Sicily’s most beloved organic growers and torchbearer of local viticultural tradition

Winery website. Winery Facebook. Vignaioli producer page. Over the last decade or so, many fantastic wines have emerged from Sicily, where temperature-controlled fermentation and Sicilian winemakers’ […]
September 15, 2016
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Thanks to everyone who came out for our 17th annual portfolio tasting!

A note from Vignaioli Selection owner and founder Dino Tantawi: Thank you to all the people who came out for our 17th annual portfolio tasting this […]
September 8, 2016
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Taste icons of Italian and Austrian wine at the Vignaioli 17th annual portfolio tasting Sept. 13

Since 1999, Vignaioli Selection has been importing some of the greatest artisanal wines from Italy and Austria and making them available to restaurants and wine shops […]
September 2, 2016
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Hilberg Pasquero, one of Piedmont’s most brilliant growers and producers

Don’t forget the Vignaioli 17th Annual Portfolio Tasting at Cork Buzz near Union Square on Tuesday, September 13. Click here for details. Winery website. Vignaioli producer […]
August 25, 2016
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Earthquake relief efforts: How to donate from the U.S.

Ammado is the official micro-donation platform for the Italian Red Cross. Here’s the link for donations to the Italian Red Cross and earthquake relief efforts. Donations […]
August 19, 2016
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Portfolio Tasting September 13

Vignaioli Selection 17th Annual Portfolio Tasting Tuesday, September 13 MEDIA 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. TRADE 1 p.m. Corkbuzz Restaurant and Wine Bar 13 East 13th […]
August 12, 2016
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Il Conventino, the real deal Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Winery website. Vigniaioli producer page. Il Conventino 2011 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 90 points “Espresso and vanilla add faint highlights over a dark core of fruit. […]
August 4, 2016
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Bruno De Conciliis: Pioneer, maverick, and winemaker extraordinaire

Vignaioli producer page. Winery website. There’s really nothing conventional about Bruno De Conciliis (below, center, photographed in New York City) and the extraordinary wines that he […]
July 28, 2016
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Monica Larner on Begali Amarone: “Elegance is the common thread”

Vignaioli producer page. Winery website. Monica Larner, Italian wine critic for Robert Parker, Jr.’s Wine Advocate, on Begali 2010 Amarone della Valplicella Classico: Begali 2010 Amarone […]
July 21, 2016
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Peter Sölva & Söhne, an unsung hero of South Tyrol

Above: Stephan Sölva is the current generation of the the Peter Sölva & Söhne winery in South Tyrol (Alto Adige), German-speaking Italy. Winery website. Vignaioli producer […]