Discover Italy through wine

Puglia As far as wine is concerned Puglia has been one of Italy’s best kept secrets, gaining only recently a prominent position as a truly interesting wine producing region. In Puglia you’re never far from the sea (or, even better, inland wineries!). What made even more interesting…


Italian bubbles: the world of prosecco

It’s a fact: the great prosecco wave continues, especially in the UK with Brits securing yearly a third of the entire annual production of the Italian DOC sparkler. Last year this prompted the Consorzio DOC to add an extra 3,000ha to the existing 20,250ha already planted. By including the 7,195 ha…


The nobility of Piemonte

Being founded in 1003, the House of Savoy (Casa Savoia) is one of the oldest royal families in the world. Their dominion was extended to include Piedmont and other territories in what are now Italy, France, and Switzerland. As a result, the Piedmont region of Italy was highly influenced by royalty;…


Italy: The motherland of culinary traditions

  Italy’s surface area may only account for 301,230 square kilometers of the world, but due to its variety of traditions and cultural differences among regions, you would think it is not enough. Just to mention a few, although “Italian” is the official language, there are over 400 types of…


Spring is here: A treat from our Sardinian winery and the region’s cuisine

  While the Alma Wines team is busy traveling the world, promoting and ensuring the truest quality of every wine we produce, we always make time to come back to our loved ones. So we thought, why not promote more of our love for wine while celebrating the beginning of spring? And why not…


Alessandro Berselli: great leaders don’t tell you what to do; they show you how it’s done

  After years spent traveling and working in different markets around the world, Alessandro Berselli found a fit between what the wine market had to offer and what his clients preferred to drink. In 2003, Alma Wines became that fit; Alessandro’s clients could finally drink what they had…


Sushi & Wine: Eat trendy, Stay trendy

  Sushi is a dish that has evolved into almost an artwork. It is pretty, fun, and it has way more trivia that goes with it than most other foods. Surprisingly, although stereotyped as a trendy thing for hip, liberal cities, eating at a sushi bar in a traditional Japanese sushi establishment…


Why Hunger is the best sauce

  It’s early evening, you’ve finished work, and you’re ready to finally relax. Perhaps you’re hungry, and you start wondering what you’ll be eating for dinner. On the way home, you decide to stop by the local bar where you know you’ll run into a friend or two. You sit down, order your favorite…


Capri: heaven is a small place in the Mediterrenean

  To many, Capri may be a daydream, but to us, it always feels like home. Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, this heavenly island (if not heaven itself) attracts tourists from all over the world who come for its breathtaking views, its exquisite cuisine, and for a well-deserved vacation. The…


How to store wine: do you have a good bottle of wine and you’re not planning to drink it right away?

For hundred of years, wine has been stored in underground cellars because the perfect conditions can be met: cool, dark, humidity and ambient. Remember that only a few wines will be at their best after a long-term aging; mostly of the wines that you can buy are better enjoyed after a few years from…