Eating and Drinking

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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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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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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As Authentically Italian As A Banana Pizza

That old US favourite - he pizza burger !

Spoiler alert: You will see a Banana Pizza; and you will see Spaghetti alla Kiwi Fruit

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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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Five Best Special Abruzzo Restaurants

The Tinari family, who run the Villa Maiella

An insider’s guide to five of the very best places to eat and drink in our part of Abruzzo.

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