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An Italian Legend

Today’s Story: Mastroberardino

Mastroberardino is a family-operated winery founded in 1878 in Atripalda within the Provincia di Avellino in the Campania region of southern Italy. While widely known for their production of Taurasi DOCG, Mastroberardino further cemented themselves into Italian viticultural history through tireless efforts to identify and protect native ancient varieties in Campania, particularly those formerly grown in Pompeii. 337 more words

Wine Review

Barone di Villagrande: Bianco Superiore & Rosso Etna DOC 2016

Estate: For nearly 300 years the Nicolosi family has been making wines on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily. A legendary family, in 1727 Emperor Charles VI of Augsburg, King of Naples, bestowed Don Carmelo Nicolosi the title of Baron of Villagrande. 322 more words

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Venice, staying in Murano?

I just thought I would take a second to write up our trip to Venice and to look up some top tip to those travelling there this year. 301 more words

Following the Earls from Milan to Piacenza where they cross over the mighty River Po before going to Parma where they visit a zoo

Had the Earls been given permission to travel to Spain, they would have went from Milan to Pavia and then onto the port of Genoa where they could easily have caught a boat to Barcelona. 2,900 more words


Port Guide: Naples

When docking at Naples there are plenty of places to visit from the port as you are able to visit Capri, Pompeii and Sorrento. When docked in Naples you will be able to see Mt Vesuvius which is the second most dangerous volcano and is still active and has destroyed a nearby town called Pompeii. 412 more words