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 – Aosta Valley

Chapter 16 – Valle d’Aosta Valle d’Aosta is the Italian smallest and least populous region, just one-eighth the size of neighboring Piedmont. It covers a mountainous corner of Italy’s far northwest, where the nation’s borders meet those of France and Switzerland. Despite the region’s small size and minimal fame, a wide range of both redContinue reading “Regional tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Aosta Valley”

Regional tour of Italy, through Food and Wine – Liguria

Chapter 11 – Liguria Raise your hand if you ever dreamed of a glamorous vacation in Portofino, of a romantic boat tour around the famousand charming Cinque Terre villages, while drinking some amazing wines and eating delicious food of all kinds?  The dream can be real, if you have ever visited the beautiful region whichContinue reading “Regional tour of Italy, through Food and Wine – Liguria”

Regional virtual tour of Italy, through Food and Wine – Sicily

Chapter 9: Sicily and Marsala region When I do close my eyes and think about Sicily I always get all those images from their beautiful sea landscape, the smell of food coming from the open windows of the small houses that populate the narrow streets in the center of their historical towns.  Marsala is oneContinue reading “Regional virtual tour of Italy, through Food and Wine – Sicily”

Regional virtual tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Romagna

Chapter 8: Emilia -Romagna Emilia-Romagna has without any doubts one of the richest heritage of food and wine between all Italian regions. You can imagine our excitement this week when me and Carlotta decided to talk about this region for our weekly food and wine pairing.ย  Scroll down to Carlotta’s food story here. Maybe notContinue reading “Regional virtual tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Romagna”

South Africa – On the road – Episode 3

In the first two episode we visited Cape Town and Stellenbosch, meeting some wine producers and having the best wine&food experiences. Now it’s time for the on the road part of our adventure. From day 5 to day 10 of our trip (14 days in total) we drove everyday a long distance to reach differentContinue reading “South Africa – On the road – Episode 3”

South Africa – The Wine Lands – Episode 2

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the second episode of our trip to South Africa ! In this episode we left Cape Town and started driving towards the Wine Lands !First stop in Franschoek to visit Mullineux Winery and after in Swartland to have lunch with this two amazing and young winemakers in Terracura. We spent theContinue reading “South Africa – The Wine Lands – Episode 2”

Orange is the new white – the ultimate guide to my orange wines discovers

I always receive questions like: What is exactly an orange wine? It is made with white or red grapes? Are orange wines all natural wines? Personally, I have a strong passion for this kind of wines and so, I have decided to share with you a small guide, with what I think are the mostContinue reading “Orange is the new white – the ultimate guide to my orange wines discovers”

Paper Plane goes to Burgundy – Cote de Beaune – part 2

Second part of our trip, we dedicated one day to the vineyards of the Cote de Beaune. Driving from Nuits de Saint George you find a hill (which here they call “the mountain” not for the altitude for sure!), the hill of Corton, a semicircle topped with juniper and boxwood where you have 3 veryContinue reading “Paper Plane goes to Burgundy – Cote de Beaune – part 2”

Paper Plane goes to Burgundy – Cote de Nuits

We made our trip to Burgundy in 3 days and 4 nights, so a very quick one, but one of the best wine trips of my entire life. We drove from Montalcino to Burgundy, around 1.000km and 9 hours in the car with our two best friends: “Borgona, the Cote d’Or vineyards” book from ArmandoContinue reading “Paper Plane goes to Burgundy – Cote de Nuits”