Bergamo- Capitale della Gastronomia Italiana

According to what I have read, the title of this blog was an idea that Luigi Veronelli had for his native city of Bergamo. Today, November 29 is the sixth anniversary of Veronelli's death. Both Franco Ziliani and Jeremy Parzen at Dobianchi wrote beautiful tributes to Veronelli on their respective blogs. I decided to write... Continue Reading →


Roman Work Holiday

I just had the pleasure of spending an amazing five days in Rome for my client the Balzan Foundation. The experience was exciting, uplifting and moving to be honest. We had a long seminar at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the world's oldest scientific academy founded in 1603, followed the next day by an elegant... Continue Reading →

Rome – La Vita Quotidiana

I'm in Rome for a client, the International Balzan Foundation which gives out prizes in the sciences, the humanities, literature and a peace prize every few years. Before I began to work in food and wine more heavily, I was quite involved in public relations and journalism in economics, politics and other areas using a... Continue Reading →

On the road again…

I'm off to Italy for a client for a few days and I expect it to be lovely. I hope to just enjoy lots of good food and wine in my spare time and see old and new friends in and around Rome. I'm very excited. I've been a busy bee though although you wouldn't... Continue Reading →

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