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Lambrusco(s)- The Star(s) of Emilia-Romagna (#ItalianFWT)

Lambrusco, the main family of red grapes from the Emilia side of Emilia-Romagna, is gaining in trend and popularity. Even five years ago, no one had even heard of Lambrusco, let alone be drinking it! Now, the family is gaining … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as This

The last two months have been a bit of a whirlwind with two trips to Italy in a month and a half, a job layoff, and now figuring out what to do next in my life. Well, I find myself … Continue reading

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The Power of Sagrantino- #ItalianFWT

Talking about native grapes of Italy is probably one of my favourite things to do! For this month’s #ItalianFWT, we travel to Umbria, Italy’s only landlocked region. it doesn’t need water to make it great though! One of the few … Continue reading

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Lacrima – The Aromatic Jewel in Le Marche’s Crown (#ItalianFWT)

Le Marche, one of the lesser known and less traveled regions of Italy is in my books, an unsung hero of the country. Located on the east side of the country, halfway down the Adriatic coast, it has everything going … Continue reading

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Collisioni – A collision of music, wine…and food!

Collisioni 2017 is in the books with successful concerts from Placebo and Robbie Williams, readings from poets, authors and actors, and copious amounts of wine tasted along with a new initiative this year:  Progetto Food. For me, this was my … Continue reading

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