5 things that surprise foreigners in the attitude of Italians to the wine

This post in the Italian language is at mangiaebevi.it The ancient Romans were not just conquerors. They brought in every sphere a culture that could unite the Empire. The language was probably the most important. But also the Romans planted grape vines in the conquered territories in order to rally people even more. That’s why…

5 restaurants in Rome where you can meet a celebrity

If you are in Rome or planning to come, this list can help you to save a ton of time from choosing among hundreds of places. The high-quality food made by the best chefs and a pleasant atmosphere is included. Even if there is no guarantee on 100% you’ll see your favorite actor or football player,…

«Forget about the grape variety! Think about the territory where it grew» – 5 valuable thoughts from the Italian wine experts

Enology – wine science. Riccardo Cotarella is one of the most famous, even legendary oenologists of Italy, president of the association Assoenologi, co-founder of Famiglia Cotarella winemaking company. Paolo Lauciani is a sommelier, author of articles in Bibenda magazine, professor at the Italian Sommelier Foundation (FIS).  Paolo Lauciani (left) and Riccardo Cotarella Here are 5…

What are Super Tuscan wines?

What it comes to your mind when you hear “Super Tuscan” wine? For me, it was iconic Italian wines such as Sassicaia, Solaia, Tignanello, etc. Expensive too, 100, 300, 1000+ euro per bottle. Then in a store, I’ve seen a bottle which cost 30$ and had a label I wasn’t familiar with. Ok, not all of…