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Wine Wednesday: Berlucchi '61 Brut

Guido Berlucchi has always been one of my favorite Italian brands. When I lived in Milan, this was one of two wines on every single restaurant and bar list. 508 more words


Hot weather and drought mean that some sparkling wine producers in northern Italy have started harvesting grapes 12 days earlier than normal.
Producers of Italian sparkling wine Franciacorta, in Lombardy, east of Milan, officially began their 2017 wine harvest on 3 August. 246 more words


The Tree of Wooden Clogs

This is one of the first foreign language films I saw, and despite its length, I remember being fascinated by it. Set in a farm settlement in 19th century Lombardy where the families have to give 2/3 of their produce to the landlord, it shows a year in the lives of 5 families. 346 more words


Lombardy - The Other Side of Italian Food

 There are many different factors that merge to create the style of Italian food eaten in a particular region of Italy.  A great example of this is the Lombardy region.   544 more words


Wine Wednesday: Saten from Ricci Curbastro

I love Champagne but the wines from Franciacorta D.O.C.G. have always held sway with me as well. Franciacorta is an area in the Lombardy region of Italy which is sandwiched between the city of Brescia and Lake Garda. 486 more words


San Colombano, Milano's Only DOC wine

I just got back from a 10 stay in and around Milan. Most people probably thinks it’s a weird place to visit in July when Italy offers so many amazing alternatives but it was just perfect for me. 377 more words