Category: Food & Wine Word of the Week

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

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

Apr 22
Food & Wine Word of the Week: Cerasuolo

Cerasuolo can be a sticky term in Italian wine as it has a few different uses.  In…

Apr 15
Food & Wine Word of the Week: Negroni

Reportedly during the year 1919, the "Negroni" cocktail was invented when Camillo…

Apr 08
Food & Wine Word of the Week: cavatappi

This week we will kill two birds with one stone with cavatappi. Cavatappi is both a…

Apr 01
Italian Food & Wine Word of the Week: Tomino di Melle

Nestled in the foothills of the Alps sits the tiny, sleepy village of Melle from…

Mar 25
Italian Food/Wine Word of the Day: Cinghiale

  ….Or as they spell it  in Campania— cignàle Cinghiale, the famed…

Mar 18
Italian Food/Wine Word of the Day: Aperitivo

The aperitivo is an Italian institution which has fueled many festive evenings since…

Mar 11
Italian Food/Wine Word of the Day: Porchetta

Succulent and juicy with a layer of crisp crackling, it is impossible to resist the…