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 […]

Sagrantino wine and a perfect food pairing

Montefalco –  piazza by night – Christmas 2013 In this blog it’s not unusual ending or beginning a new year with a post on…wine! First of all, 2014 in Umbria started with great news: the […]

Barbanera – My Day of Happiness in Spello, Umbria

One of the most difficult facts of running a blog is probably  writing quite short posts, concentrating impressions and emotions in few lines, so that any reader, between a coffee break and a meeting, an […]

Escaping the heat on Martani Mountains

View on Martani Mountains from my window in Todi For those who work to make your stay in Umbria your perfect unforgettable holiday, escaping Summer heat and spending some days at the seaside is… a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Umbria and Ape Car: another inseparable binomial

Dear friends and readers, in this blog we have discussed about many symbols of Umbria connected to its history, art, food and traditions.This time we would like introducing another “must-see” in Umbria: the Ape Car. […]

Why don’t we go to….Bastardo??

No friends, “Bastardo” is not the word you are thinking about! In Umbria Bastardo has a very serious historical meaning! Bastardo infact is a small village located on the road from Todi to Montefalco. Its […]