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5 Questions with Banfi CEO Cristina Mariani-May

Banfi co-CEO Cristina Mariani-May talking wine business social responsibility, marketing to millennials, and product differentiation

Watch Banfi CEO Cristina Mariani-May talk about the following five subjects: On investing in environmental efforts and social responsibility On making a product that stands out from the pack On educating the retailer and consumer On embracing the millennial generation and social media On where Banfi will be in 10 years This video was produced […]

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Should Unhealthy Foods Carry a Warning Label?

Ali Rosen, Cristina Mariani-May, and chef Maria Loi discuss unhealthy food labels and other trending topics in the food insdustry on FOX Foodie

The country of Chile is now plastering big black labels on packaged foods that the government deems “unhealthy.” Great Britain and Ecuador warn their citizens of unhealthy food characteristics using a color-code system. Will similar warning labels appear on foods in the USA? Should they?


Make Mine Red: Ferrari Debuts 488 GTB

Ferrari 488 GTB Supercar uncovered

Last week, Ferrari unveiled the new 488 GTB supercar for the first time in North America. Why is this posted on a wine blog? Joe JanishJoe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for over 20 years. He launched one […]


Inside the Ultimate Tuscan Getaway – with Castello Banfi & Delta Air Lines

“Want the Ultimate Tuscan Getaway?” This rather enticing subject line hit the inboxes of millions of Delta frequent fliers in June as part of the airline’s SkyMiles Online Auction, a site that allows SkyMiles members to redeem miles for unique items – e.g., trips, events, VIP experiences, etc. The Tuscan getaway was offered by Castello […]