Winemaking at Ca di Pesa

Winemaking at Ca di Pesa

This is November at Ca di Pesa—  a sparkling day of sun, blue sky and birdsong. And a beehive of winemaking activity. 2015 is proving to be a spectacular year for wine and olive oil. The best since 2011 or 2001, depending on who you ask. Until the 1960s, grapes...
Veni, Vidi, VINO!

Veni, Vidi, VINO!

Italian wine lovers take note! The intense heat in Italy this summer– breaking either a 50- or 150-year record depending on who you speak to– was hard on visitors but good for growing the grapes that produce great wine. Optimism for this year’s harvest is...
Cin! Cin!  Montalcino!! … Tuscany

Cin! Cin! Montalcino!! … Tuscany

Take Brunello, undisputedly one of the most important wines of the world, and add an infectious passion for winemaking. These were the two ingredients inspiring Roberto to take over a wine estate in Montalcino and turn a good wine into a great one. He brought...
Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Getting close to the land is part and parcel of any introduction to the distinctive country ways of these mountains. At Homebase Abroad’s Villa San Lorenzo, this experience is magnified by the hospitality of your hosts– Stefano and Georgia. With them, you...

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