How to Make A Mimosa & 5 Fruity Alternatives

The mimosa is one of the most versatile cocktails out there. Whether it’s boozy brunch or a wedding reception, Christmas morning or a sunny day in the garden, there’s never a bad time to enjoy a refreshing mimosa. The two-ingredient cocktail is also super simple to make. However, there’s a little more to it than … Read more

Where to Stay in Valdobbiadene – Italy

The Prosecco Superiore region is located between the two Italian towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, making Valdobbiadene an excellent base for wine tasting in the Prosecco region. While Conegliano may boast convenience, with a direct train from Venice, Valdobbiadene wins for its sheer good looks. In the thick of the wine growing region, at one … Read more

Easy Classic Peach Bellini Recipe & 5 Fun Alternatives

From fun boozy brunches to glitzy evening drinks, the classic bellini is a versatile and low-alcohol cocktail that can be enjoyed at any time of day. It’s light, fruity, and elegantly refreshing, without being too sweet or overbearing. And the best part? The classic peach bellini recipe is super simple to make at home to … Read more

10 Expert Tips For Planning Wine Tasting in Prosecco

Considering visiting the Prosecco region of Italy? Here are our few tips for planning which vineyards to visit and how best to do it. 1. Decide how many vineyards to visit The first thing to do is look at how long you have to visit the Prosecco region and then decide how many vineyards to … Read more

Classic Negroni Recipe & 5 Twists on the Original

The story goes that the Negroni was first invented in a bar in Florence in 1919 when Italian Count Camillo Negroni asked a bartender to make his favourite cocktail, the Americano, stronger by replacing the soda water with gin. The resulting cocktail was named after the count. 100 years later, the Negroni is now one of the … Read more

7 Simple Steps To Host a Wine Tasting at Home

Merotto Prosecco

Whether you’re trying to become a wine pro or simply love drinking wine, hosting a wine tasting party at home can be a fun way to entertain friends while discovering your new favourite wine at the same time. Plus, what other opportunity do you get to pop open 6 different bottles of wine at the … Read more

8 Best Regions of Italy For Your Next Vacation

Valley of Temples in Sicily Italy

Italy is made up of 20 official regions. Each has its own unique history, landscape, culture and even cuisine. Understanding the different regions is crucial when planning a trip to Italy. Do you want to cruise down the canals of Venice in Veneto, admire the Renaissance architecture of elegant Tuscany or hit the beautiful beaches … Read more

10 Top Italian Wines You Need To Know

Did you know that Italy produces more types of wine than any other country in the world, with approximately 350 official Italian wine varieties? From the types of grapes used to the production method and how long the wine is aged, each Italian wine is completely unique and has its own exciting flavour profile. Whether you … Read more

Classic Aperol Spritz Recipe & 5 Twists on the Original

Dating back to the 50s, Aperol Spritz has long been a favourite pre-dinner drink in its native country, Italy. However, it’s only relatively recently that this iconic Italian cocktail has gained international popularity. Today, you can find Aperol Spritz being drunk in restaurants, cocktail bars, brunch cafes, and homes all over the world. Whether you’re … Read more

11 Best Italian Pastries (With Recipes)

Italy is a country famous for its cuisine. From delicious pizza and pasta to world-famous cheeses and award-winning wines, there’s so much to offer. But let’s not forget about Italy’s mouthwatering desserts and pastries too. Whether it’s to accompany your morning coffee, a mid-afternoon snack, or a delicious dessert to round off a great meal, … Read more