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22-Jan-16

Slow Wine USA Tour: Who’s Coming


The complete list of good, clean and fair Italian winemakers exhibiting at the Slow Wine presentations in the USA, hand-picked from the Slow Wine Guide 2016
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09-Nov-15

Slow Wine 2016 World Tour


The Slow Wine editorial team and selected Italian winemakers hit the road to Asia, North America and Europe to present the 2016 guide
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07-Oct-15

Vienna’s Vineyard Blends


Within the Austrian capital’s city limits, an ancient system of grape biodiversity in the vineyards is finding new ground…
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30-Sep-15

Slow Wine Guide 2016: The Great Tasting


Next month under the neoclassical arcade in Tuscany’s Montecatini Terme, we launch our 2016 guide with a tasting of 1,000 wines along with their 600 producers. Get your ticket now!
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29-Sep-15

Italy’s Top Slow Wineries


As a preview to the release of the Slow Wine Guide 2016, we share our shortlist of Italian wineries recognized for their exceptional quality and adherence to the Slow Food philosophy...
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21-Sep-15

Aging Gracefully


How does age affect cheese and wine? A Cheese 2015 taste workshop explored German cheeses and Riesling on the clock…
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14-Sep-15

A Georgian Wine Maker in Milan


In one of the world’s oldest wine regions, Ramaz Nikoladze continues an ancient tradition—making wine in amphorae—and will be coming to Slow Food’s #WeFeedthePlanet event at Expo next week…
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10-Sep-15

Beyond Beer


Italian craft brewery Baladin supports Slow Food’s gardens in Africa
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03-Sep-15

The Drunken Cheese


Covered in grape pomace left over from local wine production, some of Veneto’s traditional cheeses started life as a way to hide food during WW1…
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04-Aug-15

Incentive to Age


The US Congress introduces a bill that would provide financial support for wineries to hold back more of their wines…
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24-Jul-15

Wine Costs Less than Water


At less than 1 euro/liter, do we expect wine growers to receive fair return for their work?
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22-Jul-15

Sweet and Smokey


In Umbria, a rare and unique vin santo born from the marriage of the sweet wine and the Toscano cigar today risks extinction…
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21-Jul-15

Monica and Beer, A Family Affair


The story of one of our ‘’heroes of the future’, one of the thousands of young producers who will be coming to Expo in Milan for Slow Food’s youth meeting…
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15-Jul-15

SLOW WINE MAGAZINE ISSUE #6 NOW ONLINE


From Tuscany’s internationally adored Brunello di Montalcino to a little corner of Friuli that Merlot has made home, our latest issue continues to explore the enological treasures of the peninsula…
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26-Jun-15

Vineyard Slaves


Our inquiry into illegal employment and worker exploitation in the Piedmontese winegrowing sector…
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10-Jun-15

The Last Polish Mead


In a milieu of industrial imitations, one family continues to produce honey wine the traditional way…
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09-Jun-15

Slow Beer Mexico


With a focus on consumer education and locally produced ingredients, Slow Food in Mexico launches a new campaign to promote quality craft beer in a market dominated by homogenous, industrial products…
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16-May-15

Wine and Feeding the Planet


Expo 2015 asks the big question of how to feed a growing population. But what’s wine got to do with it?
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15-May-15

Beer Meets Fish


How make a stellar pairing between seafood dishes and artisanal brew…
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04-May-15

Nebbiolo from the Terraces


In the mountainous northern corner of Piedmont, Carema, a 600-year-old wine, teeters on the brink of extinction…
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21-Apr-15

Barbera, All Grown Up


The creation of Nizza DOCG, a new appellation for Barbera wine in Piedmont, marks the variety’s three-decade metamorphosis from farmhouse staple to elegant, internationally recognized wine…
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14-Apr-15

Fish’n’Hops


At Slow Fish (Genoa, May 14 – 17), we embrace the uncommon pairing of beer and fish. Discover some of Italy’s best craft brewers who will be there…
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10-Apr-15

Slow Wine at Expo


Slow Food brings the diversity of Italy’s wines, grapes and winemakers to Milan…
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07-Apr-15

Slow Wine Magazine Issue #5 Now Online


From the Cinque Terre to Tuscany, Campania to Alto Adige, our latest issue recounts an Italy that continues to surprise us, both with its indigenous grape varieties as with its international ones…
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25-Mar-15

Does Italy Have Regional Beer?


In a country of centuries-old local culinary and winemaking traditions, Italian craft beer is the new kid on the block, but is also growing regional roots…
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23-Mar-15

Calling all Young Winemakers!


Our appeal to young producers: Join us at Expo in Milan along with farmers and food producers to meet and share your ideas of how to feed the planet…
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20-Mar-15

Vinitaly: Our 5 Worries


With only a few days until Italy’s most important international wine fair, a handful of issues weigh on our minds…
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20-Mar-15

Slow Food at Expo


Slow Food announces its presence at Expo 2015, to highlight the essential role of biodiversity and young producers in feeding the planet…
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12-Mar-15

Vineyard Patrons


Slow Food Germany’s project to preserve the biodiversity and cultural heritage of Moselle Valley vineyards…
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17-Feb-15

The Nature of Natural Wine


Buzzword, fad or innovative philosophy? A UNISG graduate sheds some light on the natural wine movement…
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19-Jan-15

Slow Wine in Montreal


On February 4, our one and only tasting event in Canada to launch the Slow Wine Guide 2015…
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19-Jan-15

Slow Wine in New York


Join us and 73 Italian winemakers at the Slow Wine Tasting event on February 2 & 3…
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19-Jan-15

Slow Wine In San Francisco


The complete list of good, clean and fair winemakers exhibiting at the Slow Wine tasting event on January 29….
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15-Jan-15

Who’s Coming?


The complete list of good, clean and fair Italian winemakers exhibiting at the Slow Wine presentations in North America, hand-picked from the Slow Wine Guide 2015…
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12-Jan-15

Slow Wine on American Soil


The Slow Wine editors along with 100 Italian producers recommended in the guide (and their wines!) hit the road to L.A., San Francisco, New York and Montreal to present the 2015 guide…
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07-Jan-15

A Toast to Victory


A ban preventing Italian winemakers from listing the place of origin of their wines is lifted…
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05-Dec-14

Santa Claus’s Vineyards


Chianti, Bordeaux and...Oslo? Climate change is remapping the borders of the winemaking world…
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27-Nov-14

Terra Madre Day 2014


On December 10, the Slow Food network celebrates local food (and drink!) around the world with hundreds of unique events. It’s not too late to join the fun!
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24-Nov-14

Invisible Wineries


On January 1, Italian winemakers will carry out a nation-wide act of civil disobedience, by listing the place of origin of their wines, currently regulated by EU law. Carlo Petrini expresses his solidarity…
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24-Nov-14

A Recipe for Glögg


On Terra Madre Day, Slow Food members in Sweden will toast with Glögg, a traditional, warm and spicy Christmas wine. Here we bring you the recipe…
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21-Nov-14

Russia: Wine in Crisis Time


At the Slow Wine presentation in Moscow, we discover a less-than-rosy picture for the country’s wine market…
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17-Nov-14

Pilgrimage to Areni


The oldest winery in history, dating back 6,000 years, was discovered in an Armenian village in 2007, a geographic location that prompted the global spread of the vine…
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12-Nov-14

Made in Italy but not by Italians


Barolo wine made by Macedonians, fruit grown by North Africans... What would happen to Italy’s local specialties without immigrants to keep them going? Tough questions asked at a Salone del Gusto conference...
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07-Nov-14

Old, White Italians


A Slow Wine-organized taste workshop busts the myth that Italian white wines aren’t fit for aging...
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01-Nov-14

182 Slow Wineries


We share with you our list of Italian wineries recognized by the 2015 Slow Wine guide for their exceptional wines and adherence to the Slow Food philosophy...