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Barbaresco: A Town Built on Wine

We all know Italy is famous for wine, but have you ever heard of Barbaresco? Many wine lovers know of Barbaresco as a great rich full bodied red wine, but did you know it is also a quaint little village in italy’s northwestern region of Piedmont? Barbaresco is a village that began to gain fame  ...

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Over a Glass of Vino- March 18th, 2018

A Trip to Madrid and Spanish Vino If I could live anywhere else in Europe, I’d want to move to Spain. This weekend, I’m in Madrid, even though the weather was not great Friday or Saturday, I’ve still had a wonderful time exploring, eating local cuisine, and tasting Spanish wine! In the last  ...

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Istanbul: A City of Culture

“Culture is mix. Culture means a mix of things from other sources. And my town, Istanbul, was this kind of mix. Istanbul, in fact, and my work, is a testimony to the fact that East and West combine cultural gracefully, or sometimes in an anarchic way, came together, and that is what we should  ...

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A Non-Intimidating Guide to Wine Tasting

For us wine-lovers, participating in your first wine-tasting can be a bit daunting, I remember my first tasting as being quite an intimidating experience—I didn’t know the etiquette or the process. Since then, I’ve embraced my inner wineo, studied lots, and had the privilege of visiting several  ...

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Turin: What A Wonderful Surprise

Laurence’s Post Part 2 After a good night’s sleep, my tourist adventure in Turin (In Italian the city is called Torino) began. I spent all week there, walking around every day from morning to evening, making visits and what I saw of Turin really delighted me! Honestly, I was not expecting that  ...

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