A Taste of Europe – France

Chapter 3 – French food and wine culture France is with no arguments the country with some of the most important wine denominations in the world. Wines such as Champagne, Burgundy and Bordeaux really made the history of wine, not only for their own nation but for the entire wine world.  It is a wideContinue reading “A Taste of Europe – France”

A Taste of Europe – Spain

Chapter 2 – Spain and Catalonia Spain is a land of breathtaking landscapes, colorful history and a deep, complex culture in which wine has long played an important role. The Catalonia region with its capital Barcelona is with no doubts one of the most interesting destinations in Europe. I have been to Barcelona many timesContinue reading “A Taste of Europe – Spain”

Brunello di Montalcino 2016 – my report

About the vintage The first thing that we have to say when talking about a vintage in Montalcino is that it is almost impossible to generalize. Thanks to its various expositions and altitudes, depending where the producers are located, each vintage shows completely different between all the sub-areas. Frost risk (we unfortunately had an exampleContinue reading “Brunello di Montalcino 2016 – my report”

A Taste of Europe – Greece

Our first new chapter of eno-gastronomic virtual travels around Europe In this new serie of our food and wine pairing trips we will be exploring some of the most amazing corners of Europe, sharing with you recipes and wine selections so that you not only will discover something new about the traditions of the country,Continue reading “A Taste of Europe – Greece”

Regional Tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Molise

Chapter 20 – last episode – Molise and Tintilia Molise is a mountainous region in south-central Italy, a relatively small region, especially in comparison to its neighbors of Abruzzo and Lazio to the north and Campania and Puglia to the south. This region offers diverse topography. The hillside vineyards provide excellent exposure and plentiful sunshineContinue reading “Regional Tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Molise”

Regional tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Alto Adige

Chapter 19 – Alto Adige or Sudtirol I remember my first visit at Bolzano and Merano, in Alto Adige during the last Merano Wine festival in 2019. Being grown in a city by the sea and spending all my vacations at beach destinations, it has been one of my first times over such incredibly highContinue reading “Regional tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Alto Adige”

Regional tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Basilicata

Chapter 18 – Basilicata and Vulture Basilicata, an often missed region in southern Italy, is extremely rich in natural beauty. It is bordered to the north by Campania and Puglia and to the south by Campania. Predominantly landlocked, with the Ionian Sea on one side and the Tyrrhenian Sea on the other, it features stunningContinue reading “Regional tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Basilicata”

Regional tour of Italy through food and wine – Umbria

Chapter 17 – Umbria and Montefalco Umbria region finds itself in the center of Italy, a region of lush rolling hills, hilltop villages and iconic, historic towns, like Orvieto with its unique Cathedral and Assisi.   Umbria is at the very heart of the Italian Peninsula and has Tuscany, Marche and Lazio at its border. AContinue reading “Regional tour of Italy through food and wine – Umbria”

Central Sardinia – Nuoro and Mandrolisai

Nuoro and Mamoiada region Nuoro province is the area considered less touristy of the island. It is more famous for its radicate traditions and very particular old villages rather than for the beaches (which are in any case simply amazing also in this area).  Things to do in Nuoro province The area around Nuoro cityContinue reading “Central Sardinia – Nuoro and Mandrolisai”

South Sardinia – Cagliari area

Casteddu – Castello – Cagliari Cagliari can offer you everything you would expect from a vacation in Sardinia, history, art, culture, tradition, urban style, wine selection, great food and beautiful beaches. In this article I will give you some tips about wineries to visit in the area, things to do in Cagliari and Restaurants &Continue reading “South Sardinia – Cagliari area”