Dievole's blog

Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

Wine Guide

Dive into our Wine guide and discover everything you need to know about the interesting world of organic wines.

Wine Guide
Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

What do Italians drink? What are the market trends? New data released by Tannico, an online wine shop in Italy, reveals interesting facts about Italian wine consumption, including information about the choices women and Milennials make, and even if zodiac signs influence wine choice! This data was collected from 50,000 … Read More

Wine Guide
Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar. From north to south cities and towns throughout the stivale celebrate with holy processions, religious re-enactments, food fairs and folkloristic events revolving around the passion of Christ. Each region has it own rituals and traditions, so we have listed them just for you. In the north …Read More
April 12, 2017
Wine Guide
Chianti wine vs. Chianti Classico, what’s the difference?

Chianti wine vs. Chianti Classico, what’s the difference?

Chianti wine versus Chianti Classico, that is the question that we so often hear. What’s the difference between the two? The answer is actually relatively short: from an enological standpoint, they are two different wine producing areas or zones in Tuscany. Chianti is a relatively large area, which is divided into sub-zones. Chianti Classico is …Read More
March 22, 2017
Wine Guide
Sommelier certification: should I get one?

Sommelier certification: should I get one?

If you’re passionate about drinking wine, you may have wondered if you should up your level of knowledge by getting a sommelier certification. There are many educational bodies around the world that offer courses leading up to diplomas or certifications in wine, but do you need to do one, or would you be best off …Read More
March 3, 2017
Wine Guide
Consorzio del Vino Chianti Classico: what is it and what does it do?

Consorzio del Vino Chianti Classico: what is it and what does it do?

Being a wine lover (how could you not be, if you’ve landed on our blog?), you have certainly heard of the Consorzio Chianti Classico but have you ever wondered what this denomination actually means for all the wine-cellars present within its jurisdiction? To be a part of the Chianti Classico family is synonymous of quality, …Read More
February 28, 2017
Wine Guide
Women and Wine: a timeless pairing

Women and Wine: a timeless pairing

In the world of art, women and wine are considered among the most powerful muses with their inebriating qualities – but what kind of fascinating stories tie them together? Did you know that there was a time that women actually couldn’t drink wine? Throughout history, here are a few examples across painting and poetry that illustrate the …Read More
February 27, 2017
Wine Guide
Around the world travel for wine lovers

Around the world travel for wine lovers

Any wine lover will have a bucket list of places to visit based on fantastic wines tasted on various occasions, such as social events, parties, wine clubs or the like. As we all know, great wine is always made in beautiful places, since vines tend to enjoy growing in favourable climates just as we enjoy …Read More
February 22, 2017
Wine Guide
Benvenuto Brunello 2017: the best of Brunello di Montalcino wines

Benvenuto Brunello 2017: the best of Brunello di Montalcino wines

Amongst the major wine events in Italy each year, Benvenuto Brunello is one of the most exciting previews! This is the preview (or in Italian anteprima) for the famous Brunello di Montalcino wines, in southern Tuscany. It is the 25th year that the event is being held. Benvenuto Brunello is organized by the Consorzio del …Read More
February 17, 2017
Wine Guide
The Roman Empire and wine: fun facts you might not know

The Roman Empire and wine: fun facts you might not know

The earliest influences in the wine making process date back to the ancient Greeks and the Etruscans, but the rise of the Roman Empire also brought about important technological advancements and many of the groundbreaking techniques now present in modern winemaking were first developed in ancient Roman times. At the beginning of the Republic, vine growing was …Read More
February 10, 2017
Wine Guide
Wine bottles and cork crafts: 7 awesome ideas

Wine bottles and cork crafts: 7 awesome ideas

Sometimes buying a bottle of wine can open (Or should we say uncork?) a realm of DIY possibilities. After you’ve emptied it of its content (an important part of the creative process), wash the bottle thoroughly and always remember to keep the stopper – amazing creative ideas lie ahead (and hey, let’s face it: this …Read More
February 8, 2017