Tag Archives: Veneto wine

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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Dining in Italy – All’ Antico Girone, Castelfranco Veneto

We are leading an Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine custom bike tour this week, and our first stop is perfect place to begin an exploration of the Veneto. Castelfranco Veneto (named as such to distinguish it from the other Castelfrancos in … Continue reading

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Ornella Molon Traverso – Wines of the Piave DOC, Veneto Italy

Located in Selgarda, in the heart of the Piave DOC, Ornella Molon Traverso is one of the producers in this little-known region that is beginning to receive international attention. Wines have been cultivated in this region for hundreds of years, … Continue reading

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Cooking Class: How to Cook Risotto, and Narrowly Avoid Burning Your Friends’ House Down…

Last Monday we had another very enjoyable cooking class in the back woods of Sugarloaf, ME. A enthusiastic group of women, plus two brave men faced brutal sub-zero temperatures to gather at my friend Nancy Marshall’s house for an evening … Continue reading

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Christmas Panettone Bread Pudding

Panettone is a classic holiday dessert found all over Italy. It is most commonly believed to have originated in Milano, but now is actually more popular in Southern Italy than in the North. It is a large, dome shaped egg … Continue reading

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