For All The Lovely Music

‘The twins will need to be fed and in bed by 7 pm, 8 at the latest’, said Saskia upon arrival, ‘and …

Yoga and Cooking Classes, Italy

Yoga and the Mediterranean Diet Course ‘So how much of each’, asked Kamal over lunch at the school in Lecce. ‘I think …

Salice Salentino Wine: Wines of Puglia in South Eastern Italy

‘Like I know my pockets’, is how you say it in Italian, to express the English-language concept of, ‘like the back of …

Etna Rosso Vineyards Italy

They usually change the subject when you ask. Akin to asking fishermen about those lost at sea or smokers about their own …

Souther Italian Wines

Wines of Marsala

You might think that I’m about to make the argument in favour of Marsala, but I’m not. Instead I’m going to sing …

Wines of Southern Italy

  NB: A Winter of Wine. This is the first of a 9 part series about the wines of Southern Italy. Much of …

lente di ingrandemento: South Italy Survey

It happens all the time, just lately it has been more pronounced, and particularly in the last five weeks of classes. By …

Matera European Capital of Culture in 2019

Lately, it’s impossible to ignore, the sense that Southern Italy is not only about to have its moment, but that in many …

By now it’s something of a ritual, the glass jar containing the slurry of water and green tea leaves brewing in the …

Puglia Apulia Films

Next October I’ll be up Etna, picking grapes. I get goose bumps every time I go to Sicily, just like you probably …