You’re (Virtually) Invited to Lombardia #ItalianFWT

Italian Food, Wine and Travel Writers to Explore Lombardia (Lombardy)Lombardia is the Italian home of fashion in Milan, beautiful lakes country with Lakes Como, Lugano, Maggiore. It’s also the home of a wide variety of wines, which is the central focus of our group! In August, we’ll all pick some wines from Lombardia to feature … Continue reading

Classic Apertivo from Emilia-Romagna #ItalianFWT

Lambrusco Celebration with Italian Food, Wine and Travel BloggersThis month, our #ItalianFWT blogging group is celebrating Lambrusco, that fun fizzy red wine from Emilia-Romagna. High quality Lambrusco is light years away from Riunite for those of you who remember it, so come along with our group as we explore all things Lambrusco! Scroll down to … Continue reading

Italian Grapes from Unti Vineyards at the Winter Grill #ItalianFWT

Italian Grapes Go International with #ItalianFWT This month, our Italian Food, Wine and Travel bloggers are leaving Italy (gasp!) in search of Italian grapes that have emigrated. French grapes have become quite international, perhaps even forgetting their origin; but Italian grapes? We don’t often see them outside Italy.  To see what my fellow ItalianFWT bloggers … Continue reading

Hunter’s Style Chicken and Cantina di Filippo #ItalianFWT

Italian Food Wine & Travel Does Comfort Food February Our Italian Food, Wine and Travel group is highlighting our favorite wintertime comfort foods: braised meats and stews. We typically think of beef or pork for these dishes. Do we think of chicken, why not? Chicken can figure into delicious slow cooked meals with the best … Continue reading

No Super Tuscans for Me! #ItalianFWT

Italian Food, Wine and Travel Explores Super Tuscans Our Italian Food, Wine and Travel group is digging into Super Tuscans this month. Take a look at the bottom of this post for links to all my fellow bloggers thoughts on the subject! Two Rebellions Against the Italian DOC System Italians aren’t exactly the best rule-followers … Continue reading

Vini Alois: Champions of Campania’s Native Grapes #ItalianFWT

Italian Food, Wine & Travel Bloggers Explore Campania This month, our blogging group filled with Italy fans is virtually exploring the Campania region of southern Italy. Take a look further down in this post for a whole host of great ideas! (click on any photo to view full size slide show) Vini Alois: Committed to … Continue reading

Primo Pizza Night with Trediberri Barbera d’Alba

Pizza Night on the Primo Ceramic Grill I don’t know about your kitchen, but my oven does NOT like 500° F for any period of time. That fact plus my love for fire has cemented my ceramic grill as my favorite way to cook pizza. No matter how many people are involved, pizza night is … Continue reading

Piemonte Brachetto: Sweet, Fizzy and Red! #ItalianFWT

Italian Food Wine & Travel Bloggers Host a Sweet Tooth Search for Brachetto This month, our group of Italy fans is blogging about an unusual wine from the Piemonte region made from the Brachetto grape. The wine is fizzy, sweet and red! The pinnacle of this wine is Brachetto d’Acqui, but there are sweet Brachetto … Continue reading

Italian Women in Wine – Cantina Marilina #ItalianFWT

Italian Food, Wine & Travel Bloggers Celebrate Italian Wine Women Our session this month is celebrating the many wineries with women in leadership positions, either in the vineyard, the winery or the business office (or all three in some cases). Scroll down further in this post for 14 more great ideas for women-led Italian wineries! … Continue reading

The Italian Wine Cooperative Surprise #ItalianFWT

Italian Food, Wine & Travel Group Discovers Italian Wine Cooperatives This month, our group of Italy fans is exploring the wine cooperatives of Italy.  Virtually every course, text, or article on cooperatives stresses how they produce just average wines. The growers are paid by the ton for their grapes, so there is no incentive to … Continue reading

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