I feel roughly the same way about persimmons as I do about Leonardo di Caprio. Though objectively I realize that both are near perfect products of nature, neither are my type.
Archive for the ‘Food and Wine in Umbria’ Category
A quick travel resource for celiacs travelling to Umbria.
San Martino, San Martino, Castagne e Vino (Saint Martin, Saint Martin, Chestnuts and Wine)
There is how the Big Boys do it, and there is how we do it. Wine, that is.
Happy dogs. Autumn woods. Amazing food. What could go wrong?
An article all about chocolate in Umbria. The research was harrowing, of course. I do it so you don’t have to.
When summer begins to bleed into fall and the days alternate between earth-soaking downpours and warm, sunny skies you know it’s just a matter of hours before they appear.
If I only had one summer left to live and had to choose a single last sagra to attend, (Yes, I realize it’s an unlikely scenario. Humor me.) I would choose Cannara’s over-the-top-out-of-control-mother-of-all-sagras Festa della Cipolla at the beginning of September. Hands down.
The score: Let’s just say that some need a second date to win you over, and some you know are the love of your life before you even get to dessert.
Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Grape Harvest and Wineries in Umbria/Olive Harvest and Oil Mills in Umbria on About.com’s GoItaly
Stop by Go Italy’s blog to see some of my suggestions for planning a visit to Umbria in the autumn when the grape and olive harvests are in full swing.