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Everything You Need to Know About the Aperol Spritz

Everything You Need to Know About the Aperol Spritz

Italy has many famous and delicious beverages. There’s wine like Barolo, Chianti, and Super Tuscans. There’s ubiquitous Italian beer like Peroni. Nothing, however, has as strong a claim to being “Italy’s drink” as a low-alcohol cocktail called the Aperol Spritz. The drink is built around Aperol, a semi-sweet, slightly bitter, 11-percent-alcohol-by-volume aperitif from northern Italy. Aperol Spritz is […]

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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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