Category: Food and Drink

...All About Abruzzo!

Wine Making in Abruzzo

Abruzzo has a long history of wine making.  Sheltered from the early wine making-traditions of the ancient Romans and Etruscans by its isolated location, it now produces some great and distinct wines. The most notable type of red wine you will see in the region is Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, which is made with the Montepulciano grape, and…
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La Locanda di Mezzo – A Little Bit of Middle Earth in Sulmona

If, like me, you love all things ‘Lord of the Rings’, ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ – you might want to take a trip to the medieval town of Sulmona.  For besides being able to explore the narrow Abruzzen streets, and the 13th century aqueduct, and wander around the market that fills the Piazza…
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Festivals in Abruzzo - Part 2

Festivals in Abruzzo – Part 2

Festival season really ‘kicks off’ in Abruzzo during the summer months.   So here are more festivals for  the latter half of the year.  Please notes any dates/venues given are as accurate as possible but it is always better to check with the local tourist office to avoid disappointment.   Festivals in Abruzzo JULY The…
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I Love Italian Regional Cuisine – Pairing Abruzzi Cuisine With Red Wine

  I Love Italian Regional Cuisine – Pairing Abruzzi Cuisine With Red Wine By Levi Reiss Abruzzi is located on the central eastern part of Italy on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The area is 2/3 mountains and 1/3 hills. If I remember correctly, the first time that I heard of this region was…
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