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+ My favorite wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

My favorite wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

​On our recent trip to Sicily, (November 2019) we were lucky enough to spend 4 days around the  Mt Etna wine region, and in my opinion, it is one of the most amazing wine regions in Italy I have ever visited. The micro-climates, volcanic soils and harsh terrain make for some really interesting wines.The wineries […]

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+ Explore Sicily wines.

Explore Sicily wines.

The world famous cuisine of Sicily is a reflection of the island’s bounty and biodiversity, but while Sicilian ingredients have long been a part any culinary experience, the wines paired with these meals rarely came from Sicily. Fortunately for wine lovers, that is changing. Today, the Sicilia DOC is reviving the island’s vinous heritage so […]

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+ The most Amazing wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

The most Amazing wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

​In 1988 Giuseppe Benanti a Catania businessman set out to utilise family owned vineyards around Trescastagni on the Eastern and Southeastern side of the mountain with the aim of improving overall quality and illustrating Etna’s promise and Mt Etna’s wine reputation. Benanti partnered with consulting enologist Salvo Foti who went on to become the Godfather […]

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+ Ragusa Sicily

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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+ 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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+ Bologna porticos

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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+ Modena

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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