One of the best ways to experience Italy & her culture is by sitting down for a meal in an authentic Osteria and sampling the local cuisine. Forget what you know about “Italian food,” the Italians don’t think of their cuisine that way. American travelers in Italy are shocked to discover that there’s no such thing […]
Photo credit: Xavier Janssoone “Are you fluent in Italian?” I am often asked this question in conversations at wine tasting events, or in chit chat with fellow lovers of Italian wine & food. I usually explain that it really helps to speak the language when trying to build a deep relationship with Italian winemakers. When […]
Ever wonder how to safely and legally bring home prized wines from your trip to Italy? It’s easy – if you know a few helpful tricks. Our vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne shares his secrets. FULLY UPDATED FOR 2023 TRAVELERS Hmm… That’s a lot of wine “We’ve bought all this wine, how are […]
Our vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne shares his Italy foodie hints and tricks to find the best osteria, trattoria, and ristorante food in Italy
In this second of 3 parts, vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne teaches you how to book and visit Italian wineries on your next trip to Italy.
Our vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne shares his Italy travel planning and booking recommendations to maximize the magic of your next trip to Italy