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the Grape Dictionary: Bombino nero

Bombino nero is a red Italian wine grape variety that is grown in southern Italy, particularly the Puglia, Basilicata and Lazio as well as on the island of… 700 more words


First Impressions, Settling In

The owner, Raphael, of the residential property met me at the bus stop in Senise and we drove about 20 minutes to Noepoli (see photo below), the tiny… 692 more words

Maratea, la vecchia amante del sud

La chiamano “la perla del sud”, la ammirano i settentrionali che si inoltrano nell’ignoto meridione chiamato Basilicata, la adorano i veri amanti di quella che mia madre definisce “la montagna sul mare”. 557 more words

Basilicata's Aglianico del Vulture

Yet another brilliant “home Body” Grape from Italy

In many ways, I can’t help but see comparisons between music and wine. I’m not referring to the usual “symphony of flavors” B.S., but more in how people respond to both. 534 more words


busy, busy ,busy..........

It seems to me that planning to do something scary- such as plein air painting is a very good motivator to do lots of avoiding stuff. 117 more words


Progress and procrastination

Summer has  finally arrived. It is so lovely to be warm again without wearing layers of clothes and a hat. You would think that I lived in the artic- but that is just my studio! 285 more words