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Italy - Austria - Germany - USA and then some

I was raised right between Italy and Austria. “So, where did you go to school,” people often asked me and my answer confused them even more. 436 more words

Writing And Prompts

Viaggio in Italia: L'Alto Adige

(pubblicato sulla Rivista Il Mulino (https://www.rivistailmulino.it/news/newsitem/index/Item/News:NEWS_ITEM:3926) il 24 maggio 2017)

L’Alto Adige? Balconi fioriti, panorami mozzafiato, ordine, pulizia, sicurezza, elevato tenore di vita, buona amministrazione. 1,331 more words



On Thursday 18th May 2017 the ICC group tasted 3 Alto-Adige varietal wines (Riesling, Pinot Grigio and Gewürztraminer) against “reference” equivalents from Alsace. The idea being to see if the “lighter, drier, cleaner” reputation for the former was justified – and/or if it implied a “less characterful” other side to that coin? 670 more words


Weekend recap #1

Hi everyone!

This weekend has been a good one for me, so I’ll tell you about it. And let me start with Friday evening when I went around Bressanone to watch the fountains that have had a makeover for the… 170 more words


Alto Adige and Alsace - "foreign" takes on Germanic Grapes?

Most wine enthusiasts will be familiar with Alsace Wines. We have explored the area often and become familiar with their main grapes: Riesling; Pinot Gris; Gewürztraminer (of course)… but also Pinot Blanc; Sylvaner; Auxxerois; Muscat and Pinot Noir… Many fewer wine lovers will be as acquainted with… 646 more words


Toponomastik: Darum geht es

Haben Sie schon einmal darüber nachgedacht, warum Südtirol im Italienischen eigentlich „Alto Adige“ heißt? Nomen est omen „der Name ist ein Zeichen“ – so lautet eine lateinische Redensart. 2,139 more words


Beatles Night

A lot of fun, foolin’ around with our own versions of If I Needed Someone and I Am The Walrus. People actually seemed to like it and we had a lot of fun. 34 more words

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