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A Traditional Grape Harvest: La Vendemmia

In this week’s #NIAFblog, our guest blogger, Jenifer Landor – founder of Live and Learn Italian – offers a fascinating look into the culture and traditions of small Italian towns in the Apennine hills. Adapted from a post by Marco Cacciavillani, owner of Azienda Agricola, … Continue reading

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Italy’s Ancient Table

Text and Photos By Lauren Birmingham Piscitelli,  www.Cooking-Vacations.com An endless story, Pompeii attracts travelers to the ruins by Vesuvius – the world’s most dangerous volcano. Buon  giorno, sei pronto!” This  is Signor  Gennaro, he’s an expert historian and  guide  on the ruins … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con…

By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com “Chairman of the Board”  –   Frank Sinatra – Frank Sinatra was considered the Chairman of the Board of the Rat Pack and Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop were board members.  However … Continue reading

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Italian A Day : Robert Mondavi

Robert Mondavi was always convinced that California’s wines could compete with the European heavy weights and he set out to prove it. In 1966, Robert Mondavi and his eldest son, R. Michael Mondavi, founded the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa … Continue reading

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