Cantine Aperte, Milan Elections, Jewish Choir of Rome

This is a big holiday weekend in the United States, the unofficial beginning of Summer. It's also a big weekend in Italy for a number of reasons. First, Sunday is Cantine Aperte. It's always held the last Sunday in May. This is the 19th year of the festival. I remember the first year of the... Continue Reading →


LinkedIn IPO – Someone’s Popping Corks Today

Today is indigenous grape Thursday I know but I thought I would deviate and mention today's IPO of LinkedIn, the popular networking site for professionals. It was up 109% from its listing price. No mean feat. I am sure they are enjoying some sparkling wine toasts with French Champagne, Italian Franciacorta, Prosecco or Spumante or... Continue Reading →

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