Thinking About Bergamo – Valcalepio

I read that Ermanno Olmi died, the Italian film director who made the film the Tree of the Wooden Clogs. I always thought it was set in the countryside around Bergamo where he was born. The movie meant a lot to me when I was first falling in love with Italy. I remember seeing it... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Moscato di Scanzo

Today's Italian Indigenous Variety is called Moscato di Scanzo. It hails from the area around Bergamo. The city of Bergamo has been a favorite of mine since I first visited it in 1998. I wrote a long post about the city some years ago that you can read here. Today’s post though is about Moscato... Continue Reading →

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