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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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+ 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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+ Wine Regions of Sicily. Tasca’s Tenuta Regaleali.

Wine Regions of Sicily. Tasca’s Tenuta Regaleali.

  Tenuta Regaleali is a very special wine estate in Sicily, very difficult to get into, as they limit the number of guests, and after all, this is their country home, so it’s who you know that will determine a stay here. Our luxury wine and food tour of Sicily spends time here, and I […]

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+ Five Best wine Experiences in Sicily

Five Best Wine Experiences in Sicily

1 The Etna Region 2 Tenuta Regaleali by the Tasca Family 3 Marsala 4 Planeta Wine Estates 5 Occhipinti  Mt Etna. Sicily is famous for producing wine with the Nero D’Avola grape, but many of the wineries on Mt. Etna focus on other grapes, such as the native grapes nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio . […]

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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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+ 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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