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Postcards from Sicily

Sicily, my new favorite destination in Italy.  A lot has changed in the 20 years that have passed since we initially travelled to Sicily. Most notably is the development of the wine industy, which means wine tasting holidays in Sicily, combined with the foodie experiences across this Italian Island are now a bucket list, must […]

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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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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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9 Days in Puglia. A Delicious adventure.

Puglia is a place where food and wine is truly locavore, reflecting maturity and ease, complexity and freedom. This is a delicious wine and food tour of Puglia.The quality of Apulian ingredients is in the very nature of the lush region and stems from farming and fishing techniques.The cheeses of Puglia are stunning. It is […]

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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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Luxury Wine Tour Sicily

There is a special atmosphere in the ancient Sicilian markets:  you see people talking and negotiating as immersed in a world that looks like a theatre. Our Sicily Luxury Wine and Food tour takes in the street food of Sicily, including the markets, and visits to some of the unique farmers of this Italian island. […]

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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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Flavours of Sardinia A wine and food tour in Italy

Wine and food tour Sardinia ? yes please. Sardinia is the Heart of Genuine Flavours…. a table laid with delicacies before a crystal clear sea or surrounded by green valleys.  Tasting the island’s traditional specialities never ceases to be an extraordinary discovery.. This is a perfect place for a wine and food tour. We have […]

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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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