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A Guide to Italy’s Wine Regions

We get it. With more than 350 official wine varieties and 20 different wine-producing regions, the world of Italian wine can be confusing and overwhelming. But before you make a beeline straight for Tuscany, it’s worth learning what else is out there besides Chianti and Brunello. To help, we’ve put together [...]
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Pasta recipes from the north and south of Italy

From shapes to sauces and how to combine them, few platefuls are as regionally particular as pasta. Here a Venetian native introduces us to the typical dishes from four corners of the country. hat Italians love their pasta is no news. Few things unite the country like a daily bowlful [...]
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Vermouth – The next big thing?

Among the talk at the on-premise Tales of the Cocktail conference in the UK this April, the consensus appeared to be that vermouth is once again gaining momentum. Indeed, the segment has been tipped by many industry observers as one to watch in the coming years. How did we get here? [...]
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15 Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, According to Science

Potentially the world’s healthiest way of eating, the Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that were consumed by populations in Italy and Greece throughout history. The diet emphasizes produce, fish, whole grains, and health fats – encouraging a high intake of fibre, moderate consumption of meats and alcohol, [...]
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Worst mistakes people make when eating and making Italian food

  British diners would be locked up for crimes such as dipping pizza in ketchup, if despairing Italians chefs could police their food   Carb-heavy and exploding with fresh flavours, Italian grub is often regarded as a comfort food lacking in strict conventions and etiquette. But if the advice of Italian chefs [...]
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