Italy’s answer to your respiratory maladies

After you’ve seen Florence, Venice and Rome then returned to Italy for the Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Milan, Lecce, Naples and Palermo there will still be much to see and do. You can walk volcanoes, search for white truffles in Piedmont and the list goes on. Somewhere on your fourth or fifth trip to Italy you’ll…

Sassicaia, Ornellaia and …

Imagine for a second a wine tasting with Sassicaia, Ornellaia and too many other Super Tuscans to count, nine Brunellos, 13 Barolos, and several world class sparkling wines to rival champagne. Oh yeah, and Gaja’s Barbaresco and six Amarones. That was just part of the more than 100 wines being poured at a tasting over…

A Cheese Orgy Worth the Trek North

As far as cheese orgies go, there are bigger. There are also sexier, and to be perfectly honest better. But for intimateness and setting it would be hard to beat the Festival del Formaggio in Campo Tures in the most northern point of Italy’s most northern region, Trentino-Alto Adige. The 10th edition of the cheese…