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Italy’s Finest Wines

Italy produces more wine yearly than any other country in the world, including some of the most prestigious labels you can find. So what are some of Italy’s finest wines, and where can you find them? Here is our guide to Italy’s best, tried and tested – it’s a hard job but someone has to [ ...More ]

Italy’s Finest Wines

Italy produces more wine yearly than any other country in the world, including some of the most prestigious labels you can find. So what are some of Italy’s finest wines, and where can you find them? Here is our guide to Italy’s best, tried and tested – it’s a hard job but someone has to [ ...More ]

Easter Break in Rome

After many late night discussions about where to go for an early Easter break with the family, we all finally settled on Rome. If I am honest, I was a little dubious – being the home of the Catholic Church, the city attracts thousands of visitors over the Easter weekend. However, I pleasantly surprised by [ ...More ]

Italian Hot Chocolate: where to try it and how to make it yourself

Rich, creamy and decadent, Italian hot chocolate is unlike anything you may have experienced in the UK. With winter dragging on and the nights still dark and chilly, a steaming cup of cioccolata calda is the perfect remedy. Resembling pure liquid chocolate, Italian hot chocolate is often finished with whipped cream and comes plain or [ ...More ]

Foodie tips from the experts

We all know that Italy plus food equals a match made in heaven. To help you discover the best of Italian cuisine, we asked our experts to spill the beans about their favourite eateries, wine bars and meals.   Lake Garda “Hidden in the olive groves, 20 minutes’ walk from the village of Limone sul [ ...More ]