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Jan 31
Italian Travel Basics

Getting to and around Italy can easily be the most frustrating part of a wonderful…

Jan 24
Italian Culture Basics

When we think about Italian culture, several things might immediately pop into our…

Jan 17
Italian Food Basics

From the steep Alpine slopes of Sampeyre to the coastline of Napoli, all the way down…

Jan 10
Italian Wine Basics

Over the next 20 months, I will be trying to break down the wines by region which is…

Jan 03
Welcome to the new Vineyard Adventures

Buongiorno e buon anno! Hello and happy new year! More than a year ago, I was…

Sep 23
CoSchedule – Love at First Sight

  I think I first found Co-Schedule in a Facebook ad. I can’t really be sure. But…

Sep 03
Campania Food & Wine ABC’s: Favorites

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time the last few months hammering out all the…

Jan 03
WSET Level 4 Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting for Evernote

I created this tasting note sheet for many reasons. To pass the WSET Level 4 Diploma…

Jan 13
Piemonte: Dolcetto, Simple Wine or Hidden Gem?

Dolcetto (dole – chet – toe): the name itself is a bit deceiving. In Italian, it would…

Dec 16
Piemonte: Pelaverga DOC and White Pepper

Living in Bra, Italy in the Piemonte region provides access to many small, surrounding…

Nov 07
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: X, Y and Z

X, Y and Z are for…?: The incomplete ABC’s of Campania list may never be…

Oct 17
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: W

W is for white cauliflower: White cavolfiore (cauliflower) is widely and…