Italy’s Most Interesting Wine Regions

Over the years there has been an increasing amount of debate about the relative merits of wine made in the old world versus the new world.  Part of the debate centers on the style of wines being made, which is largely influenced by the warmer temperatures experienced in vineyards across […] Read more »

Secrets of the Sicilian Kitchen

Today is a chance to view the Greek and Roman contributions to Sicilian culture. You will start with a visit to the Valley of the Temples built by the Greeks. After lunch you travel to Piazza Armerina where you visit Villa Romana del Casale, a well=preserved 3rd Century AD Roman villa. You spend the evening at a charming farmhouse with all amenities, situated in a working orange and lemon farm. Prepare to dine well. Read more »