Nothing brings out the kid in you like a visit to a chocolate factory. And given that I’m a big believer in the restorative properties of an occasional date with my inner child, the Perugina chocolate factory and museum outside of Perugia is one of my favorite places to visit.
Archive for the ‘Food and Wine in Umbria’ Category
If you want to combine some easy to intermediate walks and hikes with winery visits and tastings in Umbria, Assisi is a good place to start.
Putting wine in a context wider than a goblet.
Sometimes the best pairings with wine are wheels…
Any conversation about Umbria and her wines must necessarily begin at the very heart of this region, both geographically and historically, which is to say at Sagrantino.
If you want to taste some of Umbria’s best wine, head to the Enoteca Regionale in Orvieto, which offers tastings of over 100 labels from across the region.
If there is one thing that links the past with the future in Umbria, it’s the culture and tradition of olive oil. Here’s a visit to the heart of olive country: Trevi.
Long before the hipsters in Brooklyn, farming families in Umbria’s gorgeous Valnerina were making cheese. A young brother & sister duo have brought this long tradition back, with incredible success.
If you’ll be visiting Umbria over Easter this year, here’s all you need to know about the events, food, traditions, and customs surrounding Easter week!
We turn up the heat for this month’s Italy Blogging Roundtable and talk about August in Italy.