Venice Entry Fee 2024 – Everything You Need to Know

Venice Access Fee map of where the fee applies.

On 25 April 2024, Venice’s Access Fee will come into force. It will impact every visitor who goes to Venice on specific dates in 2024 (even if you’re staying overnight in the city). In this guide, I’ll share everything you need to know about the fee, including the dates impacted, how to pay the fee, … Read more

How to Get to the Prosecco Region in Italy

Venice Island Map

Italy’s Prosecco wine region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site just an hour north of Venice. The region is concentrated between the hilltop towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene. Those towns also mark the beginning and end of the famous Prosecco Road (La Strada del Prosecco). Our wine-tasting tours start and finish in the Prosecco region. … Read more

Flying With Alcohol – Don’t Break The Rules Or A Bottle

Flying with wine how to get your wine home

Visiting wineries, breweries, and distilleries is a fun part of travel, but how do you get your purchases home? I run wine tours in Italy and I regularly pack alcohol in my luggage. In this article, I cover what you can pack in checked luggage versus carry-on, duty-free restrictions, how to stay within your luggage … Read more

Parmesan Cheese and Its Italian Alternatives

Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Blocks

Known as the King of Cheese, Parmesan is famous for its distinct flavour and cooking versatility. With a history over 900 years long, this northern Italian specialty has become one of the most popular cheeses around the world. In this guide, I’ll share everything you need to know about Parmesan cheese, including the difference between … Read more

Christmas Prosecco Punch Cocktail Recipe

Christmas Prosecco punch cocktail glasses

This Christmas Prosecco Punch is a great festive cocktail that you can make in bulk for an office Christmas party or festive get-together with friends. Sparkling with Prosecco and stuffed with fruit, it’s the perfect mix of naughty and nice. What is Christmas Prosecco Punch? Christmas Prosecco Punch is a festive cranberry-based cocktail that is … Read more

Bakewell Fizz Cocktail Recipe

glass of bakewell fizz with cherry garnish.

Prosecco screams celebration and when it comes to the winter months, especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas packed together, it’s time to pop some corks. If you want to serve something a little more than a simple glass of sparkling wine, try this Bakewell Fizz. What is a Bakewell Fizz? Bakewell Fizz is a 4-ingredient Prosecco … Read more

Prosecco Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Glass of Prosecco margarita with nachos.

Italy and Mexico – two nationalities whose cultures aren’t usually combined – but it certainly works when you add Prosecco to the classic margarita. In fact, it seems they’re a match made in cocktail heaven. What is Prosecco Margarita We’re all familiar with the popular Mexican Margarita cocktail – a lime-based cocktail using tequila, lime … Read more

Prosecco Pink Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

prosecco bottle and pink gin fizz

This Prosecco Pink Gin Fizz is one of the easiest and prettiest Prosecco cocktails to make. What is a Prosecco Pink Gin Fizz? A Prosecco Pink Gin Fizz is a twist on the classic Pink Gin Fizz. It’s made using a delicate pink gin, high-quality Prosecco and lemonade for lemon-flavoured sweetness. A traditional Pink Gin … Read more

Elderflower Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Elderflower gin fizz cocktail

An Elderflower Gin Fizz is a fun twist on the classic gin and tonic using elderflower and Prosecco as well as gin. It’s guaranteed to impress your friends. What is Elderflower Gin Fizz? A fresh and elegant gin and Prosecco cocktail, the Elderflower Gin Fizz is a four-ingredient drink that blends gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon … Read more