10 Feb 2014
February 10, 2014

What are Super Tuscan Wines?

Super Tuscans are an unofficial category of Tuscan wines. The term was coined in the 1970’s by Italian wine producer and wine critics for wine produced with grapes that are not part of the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) identification and classification system control by Italian law. The practices of the Chianti zone.. read more →

A number of Italian Cheeses have Protected Designation of Origins (PDO) status under European Union regulations. This protection enables only Italian Cheese producers from particular regions to sell and promote the cheeses listed below. Prior to PDO, many Italian cheeses were protected under an Italian regulation called Denominazione di Origine before being superseded. Name and.. read more →

22 Jan 2014
January 22, 2014

A Guide to an Italian Meal

A typical Italian meal consists of the following courses: Aperitivo – apéritif usually enjoyed as an appetizer before a large meal which may be a Campari, Cinzano, Prosecco, Aperol, Spritz or a Vermouth. This is followed by Antipasto literally “before the meal”, hot or cold appetizers. Next is the Primo or the “first course” which.. read more →

22 Jan 2014
January 22, 2014

Store Red Wine for Longer

If it’s one of those situations where you cannot finish an open bottle of red wine and the thought pouring it down the sink is definite no. There are times when you’ll be left with no choice and must store the wine for later. This article will tell you how you can best preserve wine.. read more →

04 Jan 2014
January 4, 2014

Popular Italian Beers

Italy is probably more famous for its large array of wines nevertheless, there are a large amount of mass-produced beers. Seen as an ideal accompaniment to pizza, the rapid distribution of Italian beer across both Europe and America has been dramatic. Here is a list of the more popular Italian beers. Castello Birra Italiana (ABV.. read more →

02 Jan 2014
January 2, 2014

Main types of Wine

There are five main types of wine and within each type there are hundreds of different grape varieties and also different styles of making wine. All these variables make the many different flavors which one can buy. All wines can be categorised into one of the five groups below Red Wine – produced from black.. read more →

The wine making regions of Italy are aligned to its administrative regions apart from the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (or just Trentino-Alto Adige) which is split into to constituent parts. As of today there are currently 329 Italian Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC) wines from Italy. Here is the list Abruzzo Basilicata Calabria Campania Emilia-Romagna Friuli-Venezia Giulia.. read more →

11 Aug 2013
August 11, 2013

G & O Foods New Website Launch

G & O Foods have launch a new website… read more →