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In Search of the Finest Italian Wines

Nina Snow drinking wine whilst scouting Italian Wines from Italian Vineyards

Marina Elettra Snow
 
December 12, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Nina's Easy Homemade Spinach Lasagna Noodles

I serve lasagna for lunch on Christmas Day. It's tradition! But not just any lasagna will do. I make my lasagna with homemade spinach noodles. This is my easy and quick recipe. Make this and watch, lasagna for lunch on Christmas Day will become a tradition for you too!  Continue »

Marina Elettra Snow
 
December 2, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Are you a Champagne or Prosecco Person?

There are a lot of choices when shopping for bubbly. If you're not sure what's the difference between Champagne, Prosecco and sparkling wines or why there can be such a difference in price from one to the other, then our quick tutorial will come in handy!  Continue »

Marina Elettra Snow
 
November 16, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Nina's Deluxe Double Butter Pie Crust

Nina is a master at making really great pies for Thanksgiving. Her secret is this Deluxe Double Butter Pie Crust recipe. The secret ingredient is good quality butter, the real thing! The secret technique is to keep all ingredients very cold!  Continue »

Marina Elettra Snow
 
November 2, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Nina's Pumpkin Risotto Recipe

Nina’s Pumpkin Risotto is delicious and will add a little Italian flavor to your holiday meal! This is a traditional Italian dish from Northern Italy and very popular in Italy during the fall season.  Continue »

Petra Belliti
 
October 20, 2022 | Petra Belliti

Sardinia Wine Tour - Discovering the Great Wines of Southern Sardinia

We took 12 vino-loving wine club members and friends to the island of Sardinia to discover its fabulous wines, delicious food and amazing people! This was a 7-night luxury wine tour that was packed with exclusive wine tastings, winery visits, 5-star meals, sunsets, excursions, sightseeing and fun!  Continue »

Marina Elettra Snow
 
August 11, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Sassotondo - Friends That Make Great Wine!

While in Tuscany, Petra visited her good friends Carla Benini, an agronomist and winemaker from Trento, and her husband Edoardo Ventimiglia, a documentary film director from Rome. They now make great wines and are the owners of Sassotondo, a beautiful organic winery located between Sorano and Pitigliano.  Continue »

Marina Elettra Snow
 
May 17, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Piedmont - An Iconic Italian Wine Region

It's the push and pull between the cold Alps and the warm breezes off the Mediterranean Sea that produces the perfect growing climate for some of the world’s best wine grapes.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 17, 2022 at 12:30 PM Permalink to Piedmont - An Iconic Italian Wine Region Permalink
Marina Elettra Snow
 
May 10, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Mainerdo Estate - 80 Years of Fine-Tuning the Art of Winemaking

A third generation, family-run winery that produces sustainable wines with big distinctive flavors.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 10, 2022 at 2:42 PM Permalink to Mainerdo Estate - 80 Years of Fine-Tuning the Art of Winemaking Permalink
Marina Elettra Snow
 
April 26, 2022 | Marina Elettra Snow

Knocking On Heaven's Door

While in Italy, Nina and Petra ventured over to Soave, one of the most charismatic and dynamic winemaking regions of Italy. It’s so special that in April it won the prestigious "Borgo dei Borghi 2022" title, which translates to "Village of Villages" and designates the village of Soave and the surrounding area as one of the most beautiful in Italy. Soave is the first village in Veneto to win this prestigious award.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 26, 2022 at 4:45 PM Permalink to Knocking On Heaven's Door Permalink
Marina Elettra Snow
 
May 17, 2021 | Marina Elettra Snow

Natural vs Organic vs Biodynamic Wine

If you’re wondering what’s the difference between “natural”, “organic” and “biodynamic” wine then this post is for you!  Continue »

Time Posted: May 17, 2021 at 12:32 PM Permalink to Natural vs Organic vs Biodynamic Wine Permalink
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