Italian Indigenous Varieties: Monica from Sardinia

This photo was taken in Sardinia in 2015. I was lucky enough to go on a brief trip to the island, my fourth. I have never, however, visited Sassari or any of the capital towns on the island. This week's variety, Monica, originally is thought to have come to Sardinia from Spain, though is has... Continue Reading →

Wine News: Cavalieri Del Lavoro – Francesco Arigolas

There is an Italian honor that many covet: being designated a "Cavalieri del Lavoro" for their work in their sector be it agriculture, commerce or industry. The organization was created in 1901 by Vittorio Emanuele III. When I worked at an Italian company in Milan, I spent the better part of a year trying to... Continue Reading →

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