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The 5 most expensive wine bottles ever sold

Wine has become one of the most expensive luxury goods and you will be surprised to know how much collectors spend to buy a good bottle. Wine lovers and collectors spend crazy amounts of money to buy great wine, is…

Venetian villa on sale: buy your own Italian vineyard!

24 April, 2020
This luxury villa in Italy, in the Veneto region, includes a completely refurbished hotel for sale at Sorge ad Asolo, with panoramic views from a hill.The building dates back to the 1500’s and now showcases luxury finishes. 13 hectares of…

Italian food and wine matching: Sushi with Soave and Bardolino

24 April, 2020
The presence of sushi in Italy has really captured the imagination of the natives here, who often seek out new establishments serving the Japanese delicacy. Angelo Peretti, who manages a blog entirely dedicated to the Bardolino territory and its wine…

Chianti wine: Villa Petriolo wine tasting in Tuscany

23 April, 2020
The grand finale for me of the Best of Wine Tourism Awards was our Chianti wine tasting at the Villa Petriolo, Cerreto Guidi, not far from Florence. I realise that “beautiful” is in no way a technical term to describe…

Italian cooking: traditional regional vs national dishes – who wins?

23 April, 2020
Italian cooking will also celebrate 150 years of Italian unification this year, but the regionalism associated with traditional Italian recipes and dishes nearly always outweighs a nationalist interpretation of Italian cuisine. Over recent weeks, as Italy celebrated the date of…

Salami bar in Milan: trying Italy's best wine, salami and cheese

22 April, 2020
An innovative bar in Milan has opened, celebrating the best of Italian salami products. In Corso Garibaldi, Le Rosse is a wine shop offering tastings of salami, prosciutto and other various regional ’salumi’ from Italy. Customers can get a small,…

Happy Hour in Italy: bars, buffets and cocktails

18 April, 2020
All you can eat buffet and Happy Hour in Italy is the best! You can try Italian cocktails or a nice prosecco, paying a bit more for the drink and enjoying the Italian snacks available for free at the bar.…

Exploring Sardinia by train: Gallura tours

18 April, 2020
Admiring the north coast of Sardinia by train means you can enjoy the landscape of oak forests, vermentino vineyards and fields go past while relaxing without the vagaries of Italian coastal roads. Edera Turismo organises excursions by train around the…

Italian wines from Liguria on show in La Spezia

18 April, 2020
“Liguria da bere” or “Drinking Liguria” is an fair of traditional products and wine from Liguria that will take place in La Spezia, south of the Cinque Terre, this weekend.Liguria is one of the more undervalued regions in Italy, though…

On the wine trail in Sardinia

12 April, 2020
If you are a wine lover and planning to visit Sardinia, you will be glad to know that there’s an Italian wine to add to the list of its superb wines; called Carignano del Sulcis (also known as the barolo…

Pantelleria Island in Sicily: perfect summer holiday in Italy

11 April, 2020
Pantelleria Island in Sicily is famous for its sweet Italian wine, natural beauty and stunning landscapes. To plan your summer holiday, see the Pantelleria Island site for information on Pantelleria Island hotels, resorts, house stays and tourist facilities.The site includes…

Culinary tours, food festivals and wine tasting in Italy

2 April, 2020
There are many culinary tours of Italy that you can do, to enjoy the traditional Italian products in different regions, and today we give you a few names of companies that might help in planning your Italy by taste itinerary.…

Bed and breakfast in the Cinque Terre

31 March, 2020
The Cinque Terre in Liguria are the towns of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso, some of which you can see in the photos here.They are one of the most beautiful areas in the mediterranean, uncontaminated for the inaccessibility, despite…

Italian recipes: risotto with mushrooms

30 March, 2020
Mushrooms are perfect for the Holiday Season and can be easily paired with a variety of exquisite wines. Here’s a recipe that stands out from the rest:Ingredients: 1/2 litre milk, 400 g porcini mushrooms, 150 g semolina, 80 g butter,…

Italian wine: Perugia to host " Umbria Wine Festival "

29 March, 2020
Umbria Wine Festival is one of the most important wine festivals here in Italy which will take place in Perugia from 4 to 25 April. Born from a collaboration with the University of Perugia (Faculty of Agriculture), this event will…
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