Tag: wine

Mar 29
It’s NOT Always All About Florence – The Culture of Tuscany

"...lightly, softly, go yourself, to Tuscany..." - Guido Cavalcanti It took me over…

Mar 27
Think You Know Chianti? Dig A Little Deeper.

“This does NOT look like the postcards,” I said to myself looking out across the…

Jan 24
Italian Culture Basics

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

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…

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

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

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

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

Oct 10
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: V

V is for vitellone bianco dell’apennine centrale IGP: The Vitellone Bianco…

Sep 26
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: U

U is for uova ‘mpriatorio: Uova ‘Mpriatorio (oo-oh-vah m-pree-ah-tor-ee-oh) is a…

Sep 19
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: T

T is for torrone: Torrone (tor-rone-eh) has been called “Italy’s candy…

Sep 12
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: S

S is for Sfogliatelle: This sweet symbol of Naples is seen all over Italy and is as…

Sep 05
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: R

R is for Ragù alla genovese: Despite its name, Ragù alla genovese is eaten exclusively…