Gambero Rosso

Raising a Glass (or Three) to Italian Wine

Raising a Glass (or Three) to Italian Wine

Post by Chuck Hayward | February 25th, 2011

Founded in 1986, the Gambero Rosso (which translates to“red prawn”) has done a great deal to advance the Italian wine industry both domestically and, more recently, internationally. It quickly progressed from a newspaper insert to a monthly magazine focusing on Italian wine, food and travel and its Vini d’Italia wine annual is one of the industry’s most comprehensive wine publications today. The legacy of the Gambero Rosso will forever be tied to its association with the Slow Food movement, which also began in 1986, as their efforts to promote traditional, local cuisine married nicely to the Gambero Rosso’s concentration on regional wine education. (more…)