11 Best Italian Pastries (With Recipes)

Italy is a country famous for its cuisine. From delicious pizza and pasta to world-famous cheese 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

14 Famous Italian Drinks To Try In Italy (Or At Home)

Prosecco Italian Wine Type

Italy is the birthplace of some of the most popular drinks enjoyed all across the world today. From locally produced wines and historic bitter liqueurs to the country’s distinctive coffee culture, there’s a lot to learn about Italian drinks. So to help you brush up on the basics, these are the most famous Italian drinks … Read more

Prosecco vs Champagne: What’s The Difference?

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Most of us enjoy popping open a bottle of sparkling wine now and again. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary or the end of a long week at work, there’s nothing quite like a glass of fizz to lift the spirits. So, what’s your sparkling wine of choice? Chances are you end up reaching for … Read more

14 Types of Italian Cheese Everyone Needs To Know

Did you know that there are over 400 types of Italian cheese? A little overwhelming, right? These cheeses vary greatly in their taste and texture depending on regional production methods, the type of milk used, and how long they are aged. Some Italian cheeses are eaten on their own as part of an antipasto board. … Read more

Ultimate Prosecco Food and Wine Pairing Guide

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Interested in food and wine pairing? Love Prosecco? You’re in the right place. Because in this guide we’ll give you a simple introduction to food and wine pairing with a special focus on Prosecco pairing. At the end we’ve included a handy wine pairing chart which tells you what food goes well with Prosecco.  Many … Read more

Prosecco: Learn More About The Drink You Love

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Want to learn more about Prosecco? In this guide, we’ll give you everything you need to help know your favourite sparkling wine that much better. (Some of the articles included here are from my sister site, Indiana Jo where I cover more wine tips and advice for visiting Italy). What You’ll Find in this Prosecco … Read more

Your Complete Prosecco Wine Guide

Prosecco is one of the world’s most popular sparkling wines, but what is Prosecco, and how does it compare to Champagne? Is it sweet or dry? What’s the best way to serve it and store it? Can you put it in a cocktail? As someone who runs wine tours in Italy’s Prosecco region, I’m here … Read more

How To Choose The Best Prosecco – 10 Top Tips

how to choose good Prosecco guide

There’s nothing like a chilled, crisp glass of Prosecco. Whether sipped on its own or using its aromatic fizz to elevate flavours in a cocktail, a glass of fruity, sparkling wine can lift the spirits and transport you to the verdant hills of northern Italy. But how can you tell if you’re drinking good Prosecco? … Read more