Umbria: a “plain air” painter’s heaven

We are very happy to host a new guest post&interview to our friend Caridad Barragan. Caridad is a professional painter originally from Southern California, now living and working in Umbria. Caridad, tell us where are […]

Merry Sagrantino 2015: in the Court of the King

It is not the first time I write on Sagrantino wine on this blog. I think that in several years of blogging and touring wineries with travelers, the amount of ink and words that I’ve […]

#Terrediconfine [borderlands]: Orvieto and Todi

#terrediconfine Terre di Confine, borderlands could be an unusual word to define the towns of Orvieto and Todi. Orvieto and Todi are in Umbria. They are part of the same region, they share the same […]

Top 5 events&festivals in May in Umbria

Spring has arrived in Umbria, better calling it “pre-Summer”, thanks to the very pleasant temperatures and stable weather of the last weeks. Starting from this month Umbria is opening its long season of Summer Festivals, […]

Castel Ritaldi, fairy tales and fine wines

The hamlet of Castel Ritaldi Even if you’ve spent all your entire life in this region,  there’s always something new to discover in Umbria. Last month, thanks to the invitation by the local association Castel […]

Extra Virgin Resurrection

You’ve probably heard about all those rumors on the real quality of [some] extra virgin olive oils produced in our Country. Today a very nice “reply” has been posted on the social media, 15 slides […]