32: When is the best time of year to visit Italy?

Since the world is frozen now, and many people have postponed trips and are trying to decide when to take their dream Italian vacation, it seems like the perfect time to immagine and plan a future vacation. To me, it often  seems like everyone imagines visiting...

22: What is DOP and my #1 tip to experience authentic Italy

In a previous episode I covered DOC and DOCG wines and explained that certain wines are protected and controlled for how they are made and named. In this episode instead I want to talk about DOP, which stands for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally “Protected...