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Grappa – Italy’s Favorite Digestif

The most famous, and most popular, after dinner drink in Northeastern Italy is grappa. We introduce it in many ways to our guests on our walking tours and private cycling adventures – served as a digestivo, to aid in the … Continue reading

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Crostoni di Uova alla Cacciatora – Hunter’s Eggs from Tuscany

Our touring season in Italy is fast approaching, and we’ll be returning to Tuscany on a private walking tour, as well as our Bike the Wine Roads of Tuscany cycling tour in the fall. One venue I am really looking … Continue reading

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Exploring Valpolicella – Bike or Hike to A Great Glass of Amarone

Good news for all you who enjoy toasting a great day in the outdoors with a special glass of vino. The most prestigious wine zone in the Veneto, the Valpolicella DOC, home to Amarone, and known as the “Pearl of … Continue reading

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Exploring Merano – The “City of Flowers” Tucked Away in the Mountains

A favorite destination on our Bike the Wine Roads of Trentino-Alto Adige tour is the town of Merano, or Meran in German. It’s stunning location within a basin at the entrance of the Passeier Valley and the Val Venosta, surrounded … Continue reading

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Avignonesi – Exploring the Wines of Montepulciano

Our cycling excursions and walking tours through Tuscany visit many of this lovely regions more prestigious wine zones. One of our favorite destinations – both for its stunning hilltop location, and the picturesque vineyards that surround it, is Montepulciano. The … Continue reading

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