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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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+ 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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+ 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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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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Hilltop Towns in Puglia Italy

Hilltop Towns in Italy Discover Puglia If you are looking for wine and food tours in Italy, Martina Franca. Locorotondo, Ostuni, Putignano, Alberobello and Noci are hilltop towns  that should be on your radar in Puglia. There are lanes to get lost in– like stepping back in time. Timeless in lifestyle and other than Alberobello and […]

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Markets in Puglia Italy

Puglia is a place where food and wine is truly locavore, reflecting maturity and ease, complexity and freedom. The quality of Apulian ingredients is in the very nature of the lush region and stems from farming and fishing techniques. It is also the driest region in Italy bathed in sunshine that produces radiant fruits and […]

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