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The other wine, natural and very special

The other wine, natural and very special

When we talk about wine, anything from technical skills to philosophy comes into play: the aspects of wine are endless. Not only must we distinguish between more or less famous good wines and bad wines, but we must also distinguish between conventional wines ((those produced with the use of chemicals) and natural wines (wines produced […]

Saffron: how to recognize the “true” Red Gold

Saffron: how to recognize the “true” Red Gold

The name saffron comes from the Arabic za῾farān. It is obtained from the trifid stigma of Crocus sativus, a plant of the Iridaceae family, cultivated in Asia Minor and in some countries of the Mediterranean basin, including Italy. True saffron is considered the red gold, for its sensory characteristics and antioxidant organoleptic peculiarities. The real saffron plant grows […]

Trinoro and Passopisciaro: from Tuscany to Sicily for successful wines

Trinoro and Passopisciaro: from Tuscany to Sicily for successful wines

From the south of Tuscany, to the land around the Etna Volcano: in this virtual journey, we “accompany” you to “taste” a rare and magnificent wine. We will take you, together with a master like Andrea Franchetti, a young, attentive and prepared oenologist, to a forgotten place in the extreme south of Tuscany, where his […]

An extraordinary Nero d’Avola, dedicated to lovers

An extraordinary Nero d’Avola, dedicated to lovers

Crossing Sicily, from east to west, we take you on a journey through the Baglio – an ancient rustic building typical of those places – by Stefano Caruso and Mario Minnini, where you will discover the hints of violet of their extraordinary Nero d’Avola, aged in a cellar that has remained identical since 1904. The […]

The other wine, the one that tells the story of the territory

The other wine, the one that tells the story of the territory

A beautiful book entitled “Natural wine for all” that explores the magical art of producing natural wine, obtained from vines grown in a sustainable way and made with spontaneous fermentation of the must, without adding other substances (present in conventional wines) except in some cases a minimum dose of sulfites or sulfur dioxide that should […]

A journey through “Culatello Fragrances and Flavours”

A journey through “Culatello Fragrances and Flavours”

On October 6, 2019, a Sunday in the kingdom of Culatello, to discover the history of the undisputed ruler of the Bassa. L’Antica Corte Pallavicina of Polesine Parmense (PR) organizes “Perfumes and Flavours of Culatello”: visit to the Museum of Culatello and Masalén, including tastings of different ages and tasting of selected wines Parma – […]

Italy. Mid-August dishes from the Alps to Sicily

Italy. Mid-August dishes from the Alps to Sicily

Italy – It was the Emperor Augustus in 18 BC who invented the August 15th (from feriae augusti). A day off to get away from it all and relax. That’s why all Italians have always been very fond of this date, August 15, because it is synonymous with holidays, free time spent with your family […]

The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

We are in Sonnino, in the province of Latina (southern Lazio), an ancient medieval village that stands on top of a hill, the extreme offshoot of Mount Ceraso. A magical land, rich in legends and myths, traditions and propitiatory rituals. It is said that Sonnino was a land of bandits and an enigmatic past that reappears in the form […]

From the artisanal coffee-roastery the most authentic Italian coffee

From the artisanal coffee-roastery the most authentic Italian coffee

We are in post-war Italy, in Velletri, in the area of the Castelli Romani, while the reconstruction of the numerous buildings destroyed by the bombing was under pressure, when Flavia Pace, who had remained a widow, decided to roll up her sleeves and reinvent her life with her young sons Antonico and Maurizio Vidili, beginning […]

From Dalla Titti, the authentic Piada from Romagna

From Dalla Titti, the authentic Piada from Romagna

In the heart of Italy and flanked by the Adriatic Sea lies the sweet region of Romagna. It is a rich, prosperous and at times audacious and romantic land, made of gentle sights where the sea, hills and the marvellous countryside become poetry. Maritime traditions live together with peasant folklore and the fruits of the […]

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