Tag archive for ‘Wine’
le langhe, piedmont
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Piedmont white wines

Northwest Italy isn’t just about world-beating reds – it’s home to some stunning whites too. We take a look at some of the finest Piedmont white wines on offer Piedmont has long been a wealthy centre More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well above their weight  Tuscany is the heartland of the Sangiovese grape, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Drink Italia! red wines from Puglia

Rich and intense, thanks to the hot summer climate, red wines from Puglia continue to consolidate their reputation for finely crafted wine at fair prices Puglia’s largely flat, fertile lands have supported vines More...

octopus ceviche
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Puglia dining & accommodation guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of his favourite places to eat in Puglia, plus places to stay with a focus on local gastronomy… Puglia photos by Kate Tadman Mourby  Where to eat Gran Bar Pugliese This superb café More...

red wine from veneto
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Drink Italia! red wine from Veneto

There’s a delicious diversity to the wines of Veneto, thanks to the varying types of terrain and soil in this region. Here we explore some of its best reds… Although not vast in size, Veneto is one of the largest-producing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Fiano

If you fancy changing up your Pinot Grigio, fruity Fiano wines from the sunny south could be just what you are looking for… Native to Campania, the Fiano grape (in its DOCG appellation Fiano di Avellino) is More...

Sassicaia barrels tenuta san guido, Maremma, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Super Tuscany

Tuscany’s Alta Maremma – once a malaria-infested swamp – has become a mecca for hedonists the world over. Anna Blomefield finds out why… Photos by Anna Blomefield unless otherwise stated The vineyard at More...

Drinking prosecco
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Prosecco

The past few years have seen Prosecco become the go-to party fizz, but don’t let the lighthearted bubbles fool you: premium Prosecco is in a class of its own. We take a look… Glera, the Prosecco grape variety, More...

Barolo vineyard Piedmont italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Nebbiolo wines

We celebrate the sophistication of northern Italy’s splendid Nebbiolo grape, from world-renowned Barolo to the more accessible and wallet-friendly Nebbiolo wines of the region Barolo vineyards in Piedmont by More...

Wine at Christmas
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Drink Italia! The best wines for Christmas

Here’s our round up of really special Italian drinks to take you through the rest of the festive season and all its celebrations! Photo by Getty   A well-chosen drinks menu is essential for an exceptional More...