About Us

At Italy and Wine, we have a passion for italian wines. We have spent alot of time to travel along Italy to visit wineries and meet the wine makers just to learn more about wines and now we delight in sharing these resources with you.

The Italy and Wine website attracts a variety of winelovers and travelers form all over the wold with an affinity for food and good wine. On the site, you'll find myriad wineries as well as detailed information on wine-related travel.

For those as passionate about wine as we are, welcome to the premier source for Italian wine information. We are delighted to share our combined knowledge, expertise, values and special offers with wine lovers worldwide.

Executive Staff:

Vittorio Del Bono Venezze
Founder
Professional Sommelier, Italy and Wine

A wine lover, and enthusiastic traveler. He was born in Florence in 1962 and works as a Sommelier. Vittorio has a background in wine tasting, and food & wine journalism and has extensive wine knowledge, and contacts at all Italian wineries.
Italy is a fantastic country to visit. It is a pleasure for me to assist people in enjoying the trip with smile.

Mario Piccinin
Professional Sommelier, Italy and Wine

Mario is a certified Italian Sommelier (AIS) and Master Cheese Taster (ONAF). His background also includes a degree in the Science of Food Production from the University of Bologna. Mario, a native of Milan, has lived in the Veneto for 35 years, and his grandmother was from the Canareggio sestiere of Venice.
He is an experienced wine educator, and particularly enjoys the wine tasting seminars he regularly organizes for the U.S. diplomatic corps in Italy. In the past Mario led a seminar on Italian wine and food for the undergraduate students of Boston University studying in Padova. He also works as a travel consultant, specializing the wine and food of the Veneto, Friuli and Trentino Alto-Adige.

Davide Cellamare
Professional Sommelier, Italy and Wine

Italy is the best land for wines". Davide tells to everybody. He is an official italian wine tester with many years of activity. He's a professionist of the sector and he likes staying with people.
Some months ago he became oils tester and he also teach how to taste it. Wine and oil are his very true love. He says: "A bottle of wines is like a very good friend: he doesn't leave you in any time".



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