Remembering Donald Shannon
The VIAS family mourns the passing one of the company’s longest tenured and dedicated employees, Donald Shannon. Donald passed away on Sunday evening, April 28th from cardiac arrest. He was way too young, only 60 years of age. Donald has joined Vias in 1994 and he was always a committed, passionate member of the National...
Rosé Tasting 2019
Join us at our third annual rosé tasting in NYC. The Leroy Room 3 Leroy St. New York, NY 2pm to 6pm trade and press only Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Wine Tasting Photos, May 2018
On May 21st 2018 we held our first annual Summer Wine Tasting, complete with crisp whites, rosés, sparkling wines, and light reds from Italy and around the world. The indoor garden setting and open roof at I Tre Merli served as the perfect backdrop for our tasting, especially since we were fortunate enough to have...
Aldo Vacca visits NYC to present 2013 Crus
We had the pleasure of hosting Aldo Vacca, managing director of Produttori del Barbaresco, on March 18th for a presentation of the nine 2012 Barbaresco Cru wines at Gattopardo restaurant. The 2013 harvest will be remembered as a classic one, with picking operations progressing almost until the end of October (now a rare occurrence...
Great success for the seminar “Vias Treasures” in Miami, with standing ovation to our CEO Fabrizio Pedrolli.
Our seminar “Vias Treasures, a Journey through the Rarest Italian Grape Varieties” guided by Fabrizio Pedrolli in Miami during the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival was a great success with a sold- out attendance and a final standing ovation to Mr Pedrolli! The seminar, organized in collaboration with Wine Spectator magazine, explored the...
Top 100 Wines of 2017
We are proud and honored to have two wines in the Best 100 wines of the year 2017: Feudi del Pisciotto Versace Nero d’Avola 2015 is #96 in the Top 100 by Wine Spectator and Produttori del Barbaresco Rabaja’ Barbaresco Riserva 2011 is #2 in the Top 100 by Wine Enthusiast! Congratulations to Feudi del Pisciotto and...
Unforgettable San Leonardo Vertical Tasting at Wine Spectator
It was a wonderful experience for us at Vias Imports to taste 12 vintages of Tenuta San Leonardo San Leonardo Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT in an unforgettable vertical tasting held at Wine Spectator offices with senior editor Alison Napjus. The wine, whose first vintage was 1982, is considered one of the greatest Italian red wine and one of the...
San Leonardo Dinner at Le Cirque NYC
DISCOVER THE WINES OF THE ALPS! SAN LEONARDO WINE TASTING DINNER THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 2017 at 7pm More than 1000 years ago, it was a monastery, but for over 3 centuries now San Leonardo has served as the residence of the Marquis Guerrieri Gonzaga family, its proud custodians. Today, the San Leonardo estate is a...
Vias Tre Bicchieri Winners 2018
We’d like to congratulate our seven Tre Bicchieri winners for 2018! This is a great honor from the Gambero Rosso organization, who we’d also like to thank for their recognition. For more information on Gambero Rosso and Tre Bicchieri, including the Vini d’Italia World Tour calendar, please visit www.gamberorosso.it Vias Tre Bicchieri Winners 2018 (click...
Produttori del Barbaresco and Von Strasser winery among the Top 100 wineries of 2017 by Wine&Spirits magazine
We are thrilled to announce that Produttori del Barbaresco from Piedmont, Italy, and Von Strasser winery from Napa have been selected among the Top 100 wineries of 2017 by the prestigious Wine & Spirits magazine. To celebrate these top performing producers the magazine organizes every year the Top 100 Tasting in San Francisco. This year...