May 2018 | Page 3 of 4 | Wine And Food Traveller

Is this The greatest food bowl on the planet?

Hawkes Bay New Zealand home to 2.9 mil sheep. 442,000 beef cattle, 98,000 dairy Cattle, 53,000 deer.  5000 hectares of vineyards, 72 wineries & 123 independent grape growers producing 43,000 tonnes of grapes for the 2016 vintage. 100 different fruit and veggie species, of which the pipfruit (mainly Apples) harvest will be 398 mil kg […]

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Farmers Markets Adelaide’s Central Market

definitely my favorite Farmers Market in Australia. A great showcase of South Australian produce, and smack bang in the middle of Adelaide. Before you venture out into the regions spend a morning here, talking to the wonderful folk who produce some of the best artisan products you will find. The Central Market has over 70 […]

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Bucket List Experiences Italy Truffle hunting

It’s the day I have been looking forward to on a trip of many special days, but there is something about the farming of truffles that really excites the senses. We are staying in the old town center of Ascoli Piceno which is a wonderful town, and a perfect place to base for 2 or […]

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Hilltop Towns in Puglia Italy

Hilltop Towns in Italy Discover Puglia If you are looking for wine and food tours in Italy, Martina Franca. Locorotondo, Ostuni, Putignano, Alberobello and Noci are hilltop towns  that should be on your radar in Puglia. There are lanes to get lost in– like stepping back in time. Timeless in lifestyle and other than Alberobello and […]

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Discover Cinque Terre

The rugged coastline, the buildings perched on cliffs, the little restaurants selling the best seafood, it all makes the Cinque Terre (Five Lands), a very special place to visit. Add to that, the produce that is being grown and produced along the hillsides of this Ligurian province makes it one of my favourite’s and definitely […]

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Looking for Italian wine varietals in New Zealand

Three days of tasting Italian Varietals in the Hawkes Bay wine region in New Zealand.  Why would one go looking for Italian varietals in NZ? There is more to the New Zealand wine scene than Sav Blanc. See what we found. With my passion for all things Italian, why not, it was a point of […]

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Montepulciano Italy

Setting out from Arezzo, we travel south to the very famous hilltop town , and one I have always wanted to visit , Montepulciano. we have a tour of the town lined up before a very special meeting with the Count of Montepulciano in his 1000 year old cellars followed by dinner with his wines […]

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Is this the Best cheese in Italy

Burrata.  Simply delicious cheese from Puglia Italy. What is your favorite cheese from Italy? email details of your favorite cheese and we will publish a top 10 cheeses list here. Cacio Marcetto (“Little Rotten Cheese”):From Abruzzo . I tried this in Sardinia Pecorino fermented in sheep’s milk until tiny flies (still at the larval stage) develop; production […]

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Sardinia Food And Wine Touring

Sardinia, here we come. The real adventure begins, early flt from Rome across the Tyrrhenian Sea to Sardinia. Often forgotten when planning an Italian adventure the food bowl of Sardinia is a must for those looking for amazing food products, especially the Sorthern regions that we were heading into. of As a group of 12 […]

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