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


Heroic Wines of the Cinque Terre


The Cinque Terre (how to say it), literally “the Five Lands,” is a string of five rustic villages clinging to the rugged Italian Riviera in eastern Liguria. The only pra... READ MORE


Quiz! Are You an Italian Wine Expert?


Italy is one of the oldest & prestigious wine producing countries, bringing us exciting and diverse wines from big & bold Barolo to fun & bubbly Prosecco. So how... 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 1 month, 1 week 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 2 months 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


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Where to stay in the Alban Hill/Castelli Romani south of Rome

In Forum "Where to Stay" (new topic)
By John, Posted about 2 months, 2 weeks ago

This fall, en route to the south, we'd like to go visit several producers of Cesanese in and around Piglio and Agnani south of Roma, but I also want to just tootle around the Alban Hills a bit to… READ MORE