• Pouring wine for a good cause in Cleveland, OH

    “Nothing could be better than when wine and food come together for a good cause,” said Paolo Cantele during a recent benefit evening to raise money for the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland.

    “We are proud to be part of it.”

    From the center’s website:

    “Located on the main campus of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, UH Seidman Cancer Center opened in spring 2011. The 375,000-square-foot hospital houses all of our cancer services under one roof to optimize patient-and family-centered care, provide the latest therapies, enhance collaboration and promote clinical research and education.”

  • Taste with Paolo and Gianni at the Winebow/LLS Vini d’Italia tastings next week!

    The Winebow/Leonardo LoCascio Selections (LLS) Vini d’Italia (Wines of Italy) tour is one of the American wine trade’s major traveling tastings and features hundreds of Italian wines and their producers.

    Both Paolo and Gianni Cantele will be pouring and talking about their wines on the tour this year. Click here to view the LLS Tasting Booklet and/or click the links below to register.

    Paolo will also be in Texas the following week, including consumer events in Austin and Houston. Click here for more info (or email our Texas-based blogger if you’d like to connect with Paolo while he’s in the state).

    Minneapolis MN
    Monday, May 6, 2019
    12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Hilton Canopy Minneapolis Mill District

    Durham NC
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    JB Duke Hotel

    Portland ME
    Thursday, May 9, 2019
    12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Westin Portland Harborview

  • Paolo is coming to Texas! May 13-17…

    Paolo Cantele will be coming to Texas next month.

    He’ll be speaking and pouring at a number of public events (see below).

    And he’ll also be attending a private party in Houston hosted in his honor. Click here to email Cantele’s man in Texas, Jeremy, for details.

    We hope to see you at one of Paolo’s events!

    Monday, May 13
    6:30 p.m.
    tasting and wine dinner

    Il Brutto
    Tuesday, May 14
    details TBA
    wine dinner

    Friday, May 17
    6-8 p.m.
    in-store tasting

    Image via the Jimmy’s Facebook.

  • The colors of elegance

    Cantele and Accademia Sitam Lecce announce a celebration of style and elegance: a new joint-project devoted to the marriage of wine and fashion. The never-ending quest to define beauty and elegance is something that takes shape every day at the Cantele winery, where art and winemaking go hand in hand. Similarly, the young, brilliant designers at the Sitam Fashion Academy, driven by their endless creativity, work every day to give form to their fabrics. It couldn’t be a better fit or a better match.

    Color can express a mood. It can be associated with a purpose and with the refinement of living and working together. It occurred to us: Why don’t we tell this story? And this was how the beautiful lines and colors of our labels, created by designer Elisa Costa, became a source of inspiration for the stylists who fashioned these extraordinary designs. Their creations were, in turn, worn by beautiful models for a photo session by photographer Silvio Bursomanno, who took a minimalist approach to the shoot, delivering a robust sense of color and clarity in his images.

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