Some ideas for your food and wine tours in Tuscany…   Tuscany is one of the most famous regions in Italy for food and wine. There are two keywords about Tuscany food: simplicity and taste. Olive oil, truffle, wine and other culinary delights are the

Matera: an open-air show!   Matera is an amazing city in Southern Italy that can be called an “open-air show”. Its particular shape makes it an enchanted scenery, so much that it is compared to a beautiful nativity scene. The urban centre, in fact, developed

Ivrea: where it is located, its origins, the ancient and the industrial city   Ivrea is a town located at the foot of the Alps in Piedmont. It has been considered as the capital of Canavese, a territorial area north of Turin, since ancient times.

Olive harvest in Sicily: a journey between nature and art… Sicily is one of the Italian regions that offers many high quality foods, including Sicilian olives. A land rich in colours, flavours and aromas: it boasts a very long history regarding the olive harvest! Where to

Journey through the Tuscia between picturesque villages and regional food delicacies.   Tuscia is a borderland between Lazio, Umbria and Tuscany: it corresponds to the southern area of the ancient region known as Etruria. If once the term Tuscia meant the whole area dominated by

White truffle hunting in Italy: flavours, places and traditions   White truffle is a gastronomic excellence of Italy. With its unmistakable fragrance and aroma, it is so important that every year in autumn, between October and November, the International Alba White Truffle Fair is held

Between rice and blueberries, an experience in the heart of the rice fields   We are in Tornaco, in a unique place immersed in the rice-growing countryside of the lower Novarese area, on the border with Lomellina. Here a historic farm, the Vignarello Farmhouse, produces

Italians on holiday: the purchase of local food as holiday souvenirs is a rapidly developing trend encouraged by the growing of opportunities for the enhancement of local specialities.   Nearly three out of four Italians on holiday (71%) at the sea, in the mountains or in the countryside during

A fascinating trip to Italy on board of his blue Fiat 500 – Jasper sommelier’s point of view on Italian wine and food   Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Jasper and I am what you call a “wine geek”. Since I was allowed