Daily Life

Five Different Abruzzo Restaurants

La Vineria di Salnitro

Eating inside will appeal to anyone wanting a giant hit of full-on authenticity with few concessions to such fripperies as comfort.

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Mini Wine Blog 4 – Primitivo di Manduria. Puglia.

Primitivo - a spicy Italian red wine from Piglia

If you like Zinfandel – you’ll like Primitivo. (That’s because they’re identical wines from identical grapes…)

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Running a Holiday Rental…

Now you too can run a successful holiday rental !

One of the side-effects of running Villasfor2 since 2007 is that my fly-paper brain accumulated a whole load of very useful…quite useful…and utterly useless information.

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Mini Wine Blog 3. Sauvignon Blanc. SudTirol-Alto Adige

Sauvignon Blanc from SudTirol-Alto Adige

If you think that only NZ and Chile can produce good Sauvignon Blanc – think again. Here’s an Italian winner…

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There’s More To Italy Than Pizza, Florence and Red Wine

The essentials of Italian life

Living in Italy ! Keep calm and have another glass of wine !

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Mini Wine Blog 2. Langhe Arneis

Langhe Arneis. Dry white from Piedmont

Running the rule over a dry white from the Piemonte region – the latest in our new mini wine blog series !

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Mini Wine Blog – Montepulciano Appassito

Abruzzo's first evrr 'appassito' red wine

Big wine – mini blog. All you need to know about Abruzzo’s first appassito red wine. What’s appassito wine ? Take a look and find out…

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Wine. Food. And Music – An Abruzzo Festa

A Fiat 500 BBQ !

Good food. Good music. And five glasses of good wine for €3. Welcome to an Abruzzo Festa !

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Confessions of a Wine Blogger

One of Italy's best red wines

…you couldn’t legislate against Sweetie the Cat wandering into shot behind you; taking a leisurely dump in a flower-bed; and then very carefully and conscientiously covering it all up before exiting stage left….

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It’s Pizza – But Not As We Know It…

Gambero Rosso says this is the best pizza in Italy right now

Gourmet pizza at one of Italy’s seven best pizzeria – and tucking into **Italy’s Best Pizza**. Yum !

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