Friday, July 19, 2013

Get Classy with Italian Red Wines

June 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Italian Food

Italian wine is made to match Italian meals: fruity and full-bodied with plenty of tannins, but balanced on the palate as well. They’re not gentle-sipping reds but are made to complement the tomato-based sauces, cheeses and red meats that are so firmly a part of Italy. Just as Italy has unique cultural regions that are [...]

Classic Italian Drives – the Strada Chiantigiana

July 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Activities, Sites To See

A rural drive that is an Italian classic is the Strada Chiantigiana, or the SR 222. The back road goes through Tuscany’s wine country through to the small cities and towns of Chianti including Greve, Radda, and Giaole, situated between Florence and Siena. The road runs south adjacent to a network of two lane secondary [...]