Italian Wine: what’s in a name?

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What’s in a name? That which we call a rosé, by any other name would taste as sweet. Italian wines may be very easy to drink. They might not however be so easy to understand. Italy has a complex naming system and more grape varieties (over 2000!) and more wine regions (over 400 officially registered […]

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Visiting Venice: The Grand Canal

Photos by Janice & Sam on our Grand Canal tour in Venice with our “fantastic” tour guide

  The Grand Canal – or Canale Grande in Italian – is the main waterway that snakes a whole 3.8km through the historical centre of Venice. A boat ride along the Grand Canal gives you the most fabulous perspective on the architectural history of one of Italy’s most charming cities, most of which were built […]

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