How Italians buy wine

The majority of Northern Italians buy their wine from local cantina’s in the area. We have about 2 or 3 that we continuously go to to get wine.

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Castello San Salvatore

After all those sweet recipes that I have shared with all of you; I wanted to share one of my favorite places to burn all those calories off.. and that is in Susegana, a small picturesque city in the province of Treviso.

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Panevin

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Here is one of the largest bonfires in the Province of Treviso in a small village called Arcarde. 

 

My friend Kelly and fellow expat who also lives in Treviso pretty much summed up what tonights festivities throughout Italy consists of..

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The beauty in Nature.

It amazes me that in December, Vittorio’s grapes are still on the vine.

I had to take a couple shots and share with you guys..

As you can see nothing ever ceases to amaze me here in Italy.

The beauty in nature. 

Uva Fragola

Uva fragola from Vittorio’s garden in October.

Uva Fragola which translates to Strawberry grape got its name from the sweet pulp that it produces.

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Intro to Italian Etiquette…part 1

I’ve been living in Italy for going on five years now, so I think it’s safe to say I know a thing or two about the Italian Culture, specifically in Veneto. As with every region in Italy (20) there are different cultures, dialects, foods, traditions and so on..

There are some things that the Venetians are known for such as

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Trattoria Antica Da Amedeo

If you have read my last post about Soave, then you will know that we spent about an hour or so looking for an agriturismo to have lunch.. After being lead on a wild goose chase, we decided to just find a nice place in the center of Soave.

We had thought if we are going to eat in the city center, it will most likely be ridiculously over priced and poor quality of food, but boy were we wrong!

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Exploring Soave

Soave is a medieval village that I’ve noticed numerous times while on the autostrada.. I never had a chance to take a detour but that all changed on Sunday. Continue reading

Photo Contest ~

Hi everyone,

I’ve recently entered one of my favorite photos that I took in 2012 of Valdobbiadine into a contest.

A company called quadro citta organized the contest and are looking for the best photo that represents Valdobbiadine in Treviso, Veneto, Italy.

In order to win, you simply need to have the most likes on your photo.

I don’t usually do this BUT I would LOVE to win…

So, I am asking if you guys would please help me out and VOTE and also share!!!

I think I am most definetly the under dog in this competition.

If you could kindly click on this link and “like” my photo, I would greatly appreciate it.
Valdobbiadine is where the worlds best sparkling white wine comes from!! Prosecco!!

Thank you so much

This is the photo that I've entered into the contest. I took this photo while sipping on a glass of Prosecco. What a view, huh?!

This is the photo that I’ve entered into the contest. I took this photo while sipping on a glass of Prosecco. What a view, huh?!

Prosecco

Once I reach 1000 likes on my Facebook Blog Page Inspired in Italy. I’m going to randomly choose 3 people and send them a bottle of DOCG PROSECCO!!!!

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