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+ Alba Truffle show

Alba Truffle show

The Alba truffle show. The Alba White Truffle is on stage: a wonderful show! The Alba Truffle Show, as well as being an immersive experience where you can discover the organoleptic characteristics of Tuber magnatum Pico or the wines of the Langhe Roero and Monferrato area – with the Truffle Sensory Analysis and the Wine Tasting Experience […]

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+ Romagna, a taste of what we missed.

Romagna, a taste of what we missed.

Something to dream about, as we wait for the opportunity to travel again.  I have taken the information relevant to just one beautiful little town Brisighella in Emilia Romagna, to highlight just how many events , sacra’s, Festivals in Italy, take place across the year. And this is replicated in hundreds of villages around the […]

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How much chocolate should you eat in Italy ?

. How much chocolate should you eat in Italy ? The answer, as much as you like. If you really need a reason to travel to Italy, this might help you make a decision.Renowned as one the biggest International Chocolate Festivals in the world, Eurochocolate is held in Perugia, a city popular for its Baci Perugina […]

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+ Wines Sicily

Postcards from Sicily

This luxury wine tour through Sicily would not have been possible a decade ago. Although Sicily still produces a greater percentage of white wines (thanks to Marsala) the real interest these days is the wonderful red wines, particularly those produced from nero d’avola grapes. The climate of Sicily is perfect for red wine production. Then […]

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Postcards from Puglia

Looking for wine and food experiences, food and wine tours in Italy? Tour Puglia in southern Italy. Here are some images from our tour through Puglia. see it all at Delicious Puglia.   for a list of Farmers Markets in Puglia click here for more information on wines of Puglia. click here More postcards from […]

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+ Sicilian DOC Wines

Wines of Sicily. Seven Grape varieties unique to Sicily.

Sicily is so serious about its wines that in 2012, it launched Sicilia DOC*, which aims to boost the quality and image of wines from Sicily. I have used their information in this story to share with you should you decide to join our Taste of Sicily tour The world-famous cuisine of Sicily reflects the […]

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Postcards from Italy. Bologna

Head to Bologna for the Ultimate Italy Food Tour Avant-garde culture, fascinating architecture, incredible food…and few tourists? This is Bologna, the capital city of the Northeastern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna and the place to be for an amazing Italy win tour. Perhaps you’ve focused on major Italian heavy-hitters like Venice, Rome, and Florence, but Bologna […]

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Postcards from Italy. Asti in Piedmont

The Province of Asti lies at the heart of Piedmont and borders Liguria in the south.This mostly hilly territory stretches across Monferrato and a small area of the Langhe and the Langa Astigiana, and is traversed by the Tanaro River. Gentle hills alternate with valleys to create landscapes of unique beauty, and vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see, to […]

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+ Ravenna

Postcards from Italy. Ravenna.

Ravenna is located in the north-east of the Italian peninsula, just a few kilometres from the Adriatic Sea. Its province covers the southern part of Romagna and extends from the sea to the gently rolling foothills of the Apennines. Its easily accessed by road or rail and as its a smaller city, its easy to […]

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Postcards from Italy. Modena.

Modena is a friendly city, with an interesting history, where visitors can discover ancient flavours, on wine and food tours and music in the city theatres.It is a wonderful city to walk with stunning walkways and corridors and grand colourful buildings.  The historical centre recalls the greatness of the House of Este, thanks to whom […]

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