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Jet Lag

Jet Lag. We all get it, we all dislike it, and we all have our personal recipes of remedies and preventative measures to kill it until it dies. Now that I have triumphantly returned to the States, I present to you my top three ways to defeat it. Let it be noted that I am not a trained healthcar Details

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Palazzo Te

One of the finest and most historical buildings in architecture resides in the city of Mantua, yet the majority of the public has never heard of it. The Palazzo Te was built as a vacation villa for Marquis and later Duke of Mantua, Frederico Gonzaga II, the son of Francesco Gonzaga II and our fa Details

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The Etruscan Gate

The city of Volterra has an ancient reputation.  Now known for being the birthplace of vampires in Stephanie Meyer’s bestselling Twilight novels, Volterra’s noteriety spans multiple centuries before the undead allegedly took over the town.  A stronghold of ancient Tuscany, Volterra truly is Details

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Rosso di Montalcino

At my recent Brunello di Montalcino tasting at Drago Centro, I tried a number of traditionally styled Sangiovese from five different producers.  Although many were delicious and retained unique characteristics of plums and anise that we’ve come to expect from Montalcino, my favorite produc Details

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The First DOC

When the Italian DOC system was first introduced in 1963, designating exceptional products from typical regions, it took 3 years before the first wine was classified with this label of superior quality.  What was it?   The answer may surprise you.  It was not the noble Barolo, nor the clas Details

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