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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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+ 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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+ Puglia wines

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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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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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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5 Off The Beaten Track, Wine and Food Experiences in Piedmont.

 Most Italy wine and food tours travelling trough Piedmont  will visit Barolo, Bra, Alba and Asti, however there is so much more to see if you have the time and the right contacts. Italy wine tours should include these gems , they are well worth it. ROCCAVERANO in the  ALTA LANGA There is a small […]

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5 gastronomic experiences that will make you travel to Emilia Romagna in Italy

For those of you who are considering a wine and food tour through Italy do not miss Emilia Romagna. Gastronomically its outstanding. Even the Italians agree (well most of the time) that the cuisine of this region is the country’s best. Last year I spent a month “working” my way through from Zibello to Parma, […]

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+ Cheese Italy

Explore and Taste Slow Food & Wine from Barolo to Bologna

  Last year I spent 3 weeks exploring two of the most significant wine and food regions in Italy, Piedmont and Emilia Romagna. As a result, you can now join us on our gourmet slow food tour visiting famous cheese festivals and truffle fairs in these regions of Italy in September. One tour, one date, […]

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