Category Archives: Wine Events

Leonardo da Vinci’s Truly Old Vines

Leonardo da Vinci’s fresco The Last Supper, located on the refectory wall of the Milanese church Santa Maria delle Grazie, is among one of the most easily recognized works of Italian art.  But did you know that payment for it … Continue reading

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W(h)ine & Sign: Save Lugana!

Italian wine and Italian landscape lovers alike are working together to prevent the potential destruction of the beautiful region of Lugana, near the border of the Veneto and Lombardia regions. Lugana DOC is home to about 1,005 hectares of vines … Continue reading

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Sagra dell’Uva: Marino’s Wine Festival

La Sagra dell’Uva, meaning the Festival of the Grape, is an annual event visitors in the Rome area should plan to attend.  In this quaint hilltop town of Marino, the fountains flow with wine on the first Sunday of October…literally!  … Continue reading

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Cantine Aperte 2013 – Wine Tastin’ in Umbria!

This past weekend was the last weekend in May, celebrated all throughout The Boot as “Cantine Aperte” (=open wine cellars), a weekend in which numerous participating wineries open their doors and invite everyone and anyone inside!  Whether it’s from the … Continue reading

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