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You Should Be Drinking Coffee Like the Italians

You Should Be Drinking Coffee Like the Italians

Ever wonder if you’re doing your coffee break correctly? According to the Italians, you’re probably doing it wrong — but they also have the fix. It’s called caffè corretto and means literally a corrected coffee. And it’s the best coffee break we’ve ever heard of. Caffè corretto is one way Italians get a daily dose of espresso and one of hard […]

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Grapes You Don’t Know But Should: Verdicchio

Grapes You Don’t Know But Should: Verdicchio

Tired of the same old glass of Sauvignon Blanc at the end of the day? While we do hold this classic varietal dear to our hearts (hello, Sancerre!), there is a plethora of white varietals in the world to explore. When looking for a new white wine to try, Italy is a great place to […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Prosecco DOCG [Infographic]

Everything You Need To Know About Prosecco DOCG [Infographic]

If you think all Proseccos are created equal, think again. While all wine labeled Prosecco comes from northern Italy, one region in particular — Conegliano Valdobbiadene — produces the most elegant expressions. Because of its high quality, the region boasts Italy’s most prestigious status, Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Conegliano Valdobbiadene is Prosecco’s birthplace. Vines have been present in the […]

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What is Amaro? 7 Bottles to Get You Started

What is Amaro? 7 Bottles to Get You Started

We’ve all seen it before, scattered throughout cocktail menus and hanging out in the after-dinner drink section on wine lists, yet many of us are still wondering: What the hell is amaro? Meaning “bitter” in Italian, amari are herbal liqueurs from Italy that have a sweetly bitter flavor and sometimes syrup-like texture. With ABVs anywhere from […]

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