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Postcards from

postcards from

In this category I collect my snapshots of places, sensations and people. As if they were postcards that I decide to send me so as not to forget. I love to travel, savor, know. I love discovering new things. I love hearing the tales of the elderly as well as the teachings of a professional. I love being carried away by unpredictable combinations, street food, fish markets. I love kissing my husband after getting lost in the hidden streets of our umpteenth romantic weekend, always as if it were our first date. That's what "Postcards from ..." ❤️

Victorian era: (co) science of eating

Victorian era: (co) science of eating

Today and tomorrow I dedicate them to study because this Friday I have the last university exam of the second year: Microbiology of food and wine. Complex subject that I am enjoying beyond expectations: I am really learning very useful things in particular about yeasts ...

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Sassi di Matera: a postcard with love ❤️

Sassi di Matera: a postcard with love ❤️

This is my most beautiful postcard and it inaugurates a new section of my wine blog which is called "Postcards from". Here I tell landscapes, wines, foods, emotions that I have experienced in places that have stolen my heart, but also people, stories, problems. A...

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Marco Simonit: Arms stolen from agriculture? But even no!

Marco Simonit: Arms stolen from agriculture? But even no!

Sunday I had a pleasant telephone chat with Marco Simonit, the undisputed "guru" of vine pruning. A delightful and well-prepared person that I had got to know personally during the splendid Valentine's Day in Castello di Spessa! ...

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Lisbon: Bacalhau in Braz and Vinho Verde in the heart of Alfama

Lisbon: Bacalhau in Braz and Vinho Verde in the heart of Alfama

If they only told me a week ago, I never imagined writing an article about the "Bacalhau a Braz" from the Copenhagen Coffee Lab in Lisbon. I must say that I have the good fortune of a special best friend, who is aware of the very heavy year that I am ...

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Millésima Blog Awards 2017: a fabulous week in wine France

Millésima Blog Awards 2017: a fabulous week in wine France

As you probably know, I won the Millesima Blog Awards 2017 and collected the trophy in France, in Bordeaux, on the occasion of Primeur Week. The prize consisted of a fabulous week to taste the wines of the most beautiful Bordeaux Chateau together with my ...

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What really pisses off those who love to eat and drink well

What really pisses off those who love to eat and drink well

This morning I want to spend half an hour of my time talking about an idea that is very close to my heart. I want to talk about the difference between the cost of production, the real value and the perceived value, and how a fourth word creeps into these three concepts: ...

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Vinho do Porto: traveling among the secrets of Venus!

Vinho do Porto: traveling among the secrets of Venus!

I decided to "dust off" this report that I did in 2012 for another magazine ... because Port is a wine that is very close to my heart! In this article I want to shed some light on the intricate world of Ports who, guess what, are not just Ruby and don't produce them ...

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Ribeira sacra: journey into the history of Galician viticulture

Ribeira sacra: journey into the history of Galician viticulture

This article is a tribute to Roberto Bellini, who was able to masterfully immerse myself in the heroic viticulture of the Ribeira Sacra. Reading the new issue of Vitae, the wonderful AIS magazine that comes to me quarterly, I thought it was a real ...

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Slow Food: Caviar, sturgeon and Ferrara tradition

Slow Food: Caviar, sturgeon and Ferrara tradition

What I like about Andrea is that he opens at 8:14 am on any Friday with a message on whatsapp that says: "Hello dear, are you busy tonight? Would you like a sturgeon dinner, including caviar? Organize Slow Food Ferrara" . And now you tell me ......

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