Spirited Sundays: Mirto from Sardegna

Today's post is dedicated to Mirto, one of my favorite Italian digestivos. On Sundays I try to write about beverages that I like that aren't wine.  Whenever I'm in an Italian restaurant and they offer Grappa, Limoncello or Amaro after dinner, I ask if they have Mirto. Many places do and many do not, I'm... Continue Reading →

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Wine of the Week: Scubla Friulano 2011

I was lucky enough to try this wonderful wine, Friulano 2011, from Scubla earlier this summer and then to drink a bottle during my vacation holidays with great swordfish. I like Friulano with its almond notes, good acidity and refreshing sapidity. I am tempted to write minerality but am trying to get away from that... Continue Reading →

Back In The Eternal City – Roma

I'm back in the eternal city and too excited and overwhelmed to sleep. I've in fact been up reading since 400am but no matter life is to be enjoyed "anche durante le ore piccole" or the wee hours of the night. I've been in town just two days staying with riends from Italy and hanging... Continue Reading →

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