Pairing Italian Wines with your Holiday Meals


Here they come. If you’re like me, you have a throng of friends or family coming over for the holidays. You've probably already picked out what you're serving for your Big Meal.  Now it's time f... READ MORE


Eating Like a Local in Italy: Osterie d'Italia


When a man is a Traveler, the world is his house & the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home, & all the people are his family. – Drew Bundini Br... READ MORE


Dishing Out the Love


Credit: Questura di Roma Facebook is buzzing with news about the kindness and generosity of the Roma Police. Last week, officers responded to a call in Rome after... READ MORE

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Ordering wine from Italian vineyard

In Forum "Getting your Wine Home from Italy" (2 replies)
By Sun13, Posted about 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Just found your site and have really enjoyed reading it. I'm interested in finding out if the LEO – parzialmente Azienda Wine from the Azienda Agraria Guerrieri vineyard in S… READ MORE


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Official Maps of Barolo, Barbaresco, Diano d’Alba regions

In Forum "Wine Resources" (8 replies)
By Michael Horne, Posted about 4 months, 3 weeks ago

The Italian consortium responsible for managing the many DOC and DOCG zones in Piemonte have been painstakingly defining and creating official topographical maps of the Barolo, Barbaresco and Dia… READ MORE


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Chianti winery tour suggestions if staying overnight in Chianti

In Forum "Itineraries for Wine Lovers" (new topic)
By Pastalover, Posted about 5 months, 2 weeks ago

This September, my husband and I will be staying at the Hotel Palazzo Squarcialupi, located in Castellina, Chianti. We will have a car. Most of the winery tours leave from Florence or Siena. Is it… READ MORE