Italian Wine 101

Italian Wine – Uno Zero Uno (101) with Alfonso Cevola

Webinar Abstract:

The Italian wine landscape is beautiful but treacherously complicated. Alfonso Cevola, who writes the “On the wine trail in Italy” blog since 2005 will (virtually) hand out decoder rings to help navigate the wondrous world of Italian wine in this webinar.

Presenter: Alfonso Cevola


Alfonso is the Corporate Director for Italian Wines for Glazer’s. His blog; On the Wine Trail in Italy,, is rated one of the top wine blogs in the world and is the winner of the 2012 Wine Blog Award in the Best Single Subject Category.

In recognition of noteworthy support of the wines of Italy in America, the Italian Trade Commission honored Alfonso with the Distinguished Service Award for a longtime commitment and contribution to the Italian wine industry in 2009.

He is the 2013 recipient of the Vinitaly International Award, given for a lifetime of service with Italian wine.

He received the Nickel & Nickel Fellowship for wine writing at the 2008 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood Napa Valley. He is a Special Contributor to the Dallas Morning News, and has published work in The Art of Eating, The World of Fine Wine and Sommelier Journal.

Alfonso participates in seminars and panels for the Italian Trade Commission, the Texas Sommeliers Conference, Society of Wine Educators and Vinitaly.

Alfonso has been involved in the writing, selling, educating and advancing the cause of Italian wines since 1978.

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