Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on our sites and in Italy.
Piemonte: Fine Wine and Truffles
As we head into fall Martha and I turn our thoughts to the wine harvest and the winter truffle season. As the weather cools I can’t help thinking of that wonderful little corner of Piemonte called Langhe. Alba, the truffle town and the castle at Grinzane Cavour are just two of the attractions in this wine region, and we do have a favorite B&B Martha shares with you for those November truffle trips.
If you’re looking for things to do next month, Martha also shares September Festivals and Events.
Fabriano in Le Marche
If you’re looking for a hidden gem in the Le Marche region, we point you toward little Fabriano, known for its interesting paper and watermark museum, fine wine, baroque theater, historic pharmacy, and many ancient churches.
Speaking of hidden gems, we found one in “Sardinia”: almost 40 years ago, a fantastic restaurant until the owner, the magnificent Armando died and it turned into a rather blah eatery. But then the prodigal son returned and the Ristorante da Armando rose from the ashes…
More Interesting Reading
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