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Last week we were treated to a special Umbrian treat as Federica and Franca worked around the clock to prepare the typical Christmas dish: cappelletti. Of course, we treated ourselves to some good wine, as well. It is important that we not only look forward to what every New Year will bring, but what the… Read More Happy Holidays!
We’re keeping busy at cellar by devatting the tanks. #Tabarrini #devatting #wine… Read More Devatting Days
Maybe you’ve picked up on how special food traditions are to Italians. Really, it’s just food as whole. Like wine, food defines Italian culture and they are inseparable. The cappelletti are only one such example of this. Food and wine are exponentially improved when they are shared with company, with family. In Italy it… Read More Food and Wine
Many cultural traditions will come forward during the holidays. Each family has their own culinary specialty and every Italian region may do something a little different. In Umbria, we make cappelletti. Homemade meat-filled past squares, that slightly resemble tortellini. Typically made by the women of the household all throughout December, this specialty is a part… Read More Cappelletti at Christmas
Among the trials that last year brought, perhaps the worst was the loss of Tabolio from our shelves. It was a sad year when bruschette was without our extra-virgin olive oil and you had to search far and wide for something to equal its quality. However, we have had an abundance of olives this harvest.… Read More Tabolio Returns
This past weekend we attended the BIBENDA 2016 Presentazione Nazionale, Conferenza Stampa e Premiazione (National Presentation, Press Conference, Award Ceremony, Dinner and Tasting of Wines and Spirits) in Rome. The ceremony began with the presentation of the wines that received the 5 Grappoli; we had the honor of the Campo alla Cerqua 2011 being included amongst… Read More A Night of Bibenda