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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Ordering wine from Italian vineyard

In Forum "Getting your Wine Home from Italy" (2 replies)
By Sun13, Posted about 1 month 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 3 months 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 4 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