#DrinkItalianDay On Ferragosto, August 15

Tomorrow is Ferragosto, a massive holiday in Italy. It is a holiday which commemorates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary for those who believe and for others it simply signifies the middle of August, a day when everything is closed and everyone is on vacation. During quarantine in mid-August, I am reminded me of those days... Continue Reading →

Centesimino Nero from Emilia Romagna

I had never heard of this grape before Vinitaly in 2012. I just mentioned this grape variety in my daily Instagram talk about grape vines yesterday. Within Vinitaly there was a special section of “natural” wines called Vivit. Many of the producers in that section seemed to be from Tuscany, Trentino or more familiar regions but I did... Continue Reading →

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