The Portrait of a Lady [Umbria]

We are very happy and honored to host for the second time on our blog an interview to an artist who has represented our region in her art-works. Like Terry Bhola, writer, we had the […]

The Happy Farm: a new way of living in Umbria

You know when your partner in your company (that in this case is also your brother) one evening, while you are driving back home from the last wine tour of the season, in the middle […]

2012 : “a rich winy taste”

When you study for almost two years, tasting and carefully examining hundreds of wines from Italy, France, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and South America, trying to remember all the DOCs and DOCGs areas in […]

My gift is everywhere.

There’s a movie I like very much and this is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas“. This movie, as you probably know, tells about the story of this funny creature the Grinch who, hating Christmas, intents […]

The food that “made us”. Chapter 1 : olive oil

“The people of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine.” This sentence by the Greek historian Thucydides is definitely one of my favourite quotations ever […]

Going down to my roots: the Cicotto experience

“If unique, traditional and endangered food products can have an economic impact, they can be saved from extinction. This is the simple reasoning behind the Presidia; small projects to assist groups of producers”.Slow Food You […]

The Time Machine: Palazzo Sorbello – Perugia

The first time I heard about Palazzo Sorbello, I have to say that I thought it was one of the several “Houses Museum” whose aim is just to celebrate one of the dozens Noble Families […]

The Lake&the Wine: Corbara

The Lake of Corbara is an artificial basin located between the territories of Orvieto and Todi, along the road that connects these two Umbrian cities. The lake – infact – was originated in the 50s’ […]

“Andar per campi” picking wild herbs in Umbria

Andar per campi does not simply mean “walking in the fields”, but living the experience of walking in the fields, breathing the fresh air, the smells and the aromas of Spring flowers and herbs, enjoying […]