A roadtripping guide to Sicilian wineries

A roadtripping guide to Sicilian wineries

The main growing areas around Sicily are: the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna, the coast of Marsala, stone-terraced hillsides of Pantelleria, small towns like Alcamo and Camporeale, the historical Faro wine district in Messina, the entroterra inland of Regaleali down to...
10 moments in Sicily

10 moments in Sicily

Looking in from the outside, my life and work may appear glamorous. I have lived in Italy for 11 years and counting. What started out as a dream of retiring to Italy changed into creating a new life in Rome years before retirement. I left a financially comfortable...
Our Italians: sommelier Stefano Bagnacani

Our Italians: sommelier Stefano Bagnacani

Welcome back to the “Our Italians” series of interviews that focuses on food artisans, experts, and producers in Italy or abroad. These passionate individuals are committed to sharing the best in Italian food, wine, and traditional products, through family-owned...
House Wine in Italy

House Wine in Italy

When you order wine at a trattoria, you’ll likely be presented with a choice between wine by the bottle or house wine. But what is house wine? To put it simply, it depends on whose house you’re in. House wine is typically an inexpensive wine, sold by the...
New autumn openings in Rome

New autumn openings in Rome

We’re excited about autumn for so many reasons: crips mornings, wool scarves, falling leaves, roasted chestnuts, soup, porcini… The list goes on. But with the season’s bounty comes also a number of exciting new openings around town. In Rome alone...