Many believe that the name of our region comes from Venus. Veneto: It’s a place name — a toponym — that has many different meanings.
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Despite the growing interest in wine and wine education, many still serve Prosecco in a flute. The flute. If you came of age in the
An Italian toast for the new year. There are lots of way to say “happy new year” in Italian. Here are just some of them.
The meaning of the designation frizzante is relatively simple. After reading the umpteenth misinformed blog post on the different categories of Prosecco, published by a
Tramezzini are the Venetian version of what the English call “tea sandwiches” or “cucumber sandwiches.” If you have ever spent any significant time in Venice,
Above: an “ombra” of wine, a small glass shared in company. Most believe that the Venetian word for a small glass of wine, ombra (literally
Perlage is a word often used by Italians in describing sparkling wine. Whenever we describe wine, we employ a literary figure known as synesthesia. It