Joe Campanale, Wine Director of Epicurean Group, created Annona to bring some of his favorite underappreciated styles of native Italian wines to America. Annona makes these wines in partnership with traditional winemakers whom Joe first got to know as a consumer himself, and fostered these relationships over the past decade in his travels to Italy…. Read more »

Anselmi Zellina

The Zellina winery is located in northeast Friuli. It was founded in 1920 by the Anselmi grandparents, who have since passed it onto their children and grandchildren, along with their appreciation for tradition and respect of the Earth. The climate of the area is mild, due to the closeness to the sea and coastal winds. The… Read more »


Trebbiano Rubicone IGT: It has a bright golden straw-yellow color with greenish reflections. Delicate bouquet with fragrant flavours, it is aromatic and very pleasant. On the palate the wine is crispy with notes of freshly sliced pear and ripe melon; it has an elegant finish with a fresh and harmonious taste. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC: Deep ruby red… Read more »


The Ascheri winery is located in the historic Piedmontese town of Bra. Founded in the early 19th century, the winery today is run by Matteo Ascheri, 45 years old, the dynamo who leads the new generation of Piedmontese winemakers. Matteo has introduced many innovations and produces all the major Piedmontese white and red wines, as… Read more »


Bacaro is a collaboration brought to us by Bacchanal Wine Imports, and it represents the direct involvement of Bacchanal’s family into the selection of the wines. This unique advantage guarantees consumers the highest quality for the best price. The selection is made in strict collaboration with the wine maker and the producer each year so that… Read more »


“…not far from the so called river Piave…we grant and donate…a land with goats, vineyards, meadows, grazing lands, woods, willows, stables, shores, banks, mills, fishing, hills, valleys, plantations, waters and courses of rivers, forests…” More than one thousand years ago, in A.D. 958 or 959, the Italian King Berengario II gave to Rambaldo, ancestor of… Read more »


The company was founded by Carlo Botter in 1928 as a small business selling local Veneto wines in barrels and demijohns. It took its first major step forward with the arrival of the second generation of the family. After the Second World War, brothers Arnaldo and Enzo began selling wine in bottles. They boosted the… Read more »


This historic G.B Burlotto estate, located in the commune of Verduno in the Barolo DOCG, was established by Giovan Battista Burlotto, il Commendatore, in the mid-18th century, during whic time it earned the distinguished titles of “Supplier to the Savoy Royal Household” and “The Only Supplier to the Duke of Abruzzi’s Artic Expedition to the… Read more »


Capannelle, wine producers in Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, extends over 20 hectares (16 of vineyard) and produces about 80,000 bottles of wine every year. The owner is James B. Sherwood, founder and shareholder of the Orient – Express Hotels LTD., which owns some of the world’s most beautiful hotels: Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Hotel Spendido… Read more »