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50 shades of Grigio

With a production of almost 300 million bottles, Italian Pinot Grigio is one of the most popular and well-known wines globally. But recent Wine Intelligence research reveals that although many consumers know and appreciate the "Pinot Grigio"…
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Updates from Italy: How is wine fairing as lockdown eases?

Pierpaolo Penco, Italy Country Manager at Wine Intelligence, reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on the wine market in Italy, focusing on insights from the Wine Intelligence Italy Wine Landscapes 2020 report, released this week   WI:  How…
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Markets at a Glance: Italy

An interview with Italy Country Manager, Pierpaolo Penco  Based in Italy, Pierpaolo is a wine consultant to the Italian wine industry, as well as a wine marketing lecturer. He collaborates with several Italian wine consortiums, associations…
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Bring on the Italian fizz

Pierpaolo Penco, Country Manager for Italy, discusses how Sicily is an increasingly popular sparkling wine producer and what this may mean for other lesser-known areas producing sparkling wine Sparkling wine is growing rapidly, both in…
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The natural look

Pierpaolo Penco, Wine Intelligence Country Manager for Italy, discusses the latest Merano WineFestival and the growing importance natural and organic wines in Italian culture As a wine lover, I first attended the Merano WineFestival in…
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Dolce vitality?

Italian wines are undergoing a renaissance. Does the industry have the structure to sustain it?
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Italy and England sparkle

Prosecco and English sparkling continue to perform in the UK market.