Trinoro and Passopisciaro: from Tuscany to Sicily for successful wines

From the south of Tuscany, to the land around the Etna Volcano: in this virtual journey, we "accompany" you to "taste" a rare and magnificent wine. We will take you, together with a master like Andrea Franchetti, a young, attentive and prepared oenologist, to a forgotten place in the extreme south of Tuscany, where his [...] read more

Pure wellness: when the beehive marries scientific research

Propolis, honey and pollen exclusively from Italy... raw materials harvested from pristine areas in the Alps, far from urban, industrial and nuclear pollution. Free from heavy metals, pesticides and antibiotics, Kontak an Italian company, was founded in 1991 thanks to the love of bees by its founder, Luigi Fabretto. From inception, it’s always sought to [...] read more

From the artisanal coffee-roastery the most authentic Italian coffee

We are in post-war Italy, in Velletri, in the area of the Castelli Romani, while the reconstruction of the numerous buildings destroyed by the bombing was under pressure, when Flavia Pace, who had remained a widow, decided to roll up her sleeves and reinvent her life with her young sons Antonico and Maurizio Vidili, beginning [...] read more

The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

We are in Sonnino, in the province of Latina (southern Lazio), an ancient medieval village that stands on top of a hill, the extreme offshoot of Mount Ceraso. A magical land, rich in legends and myths, traditions and propitiatory rituals. It is said that Sonnino was a land of bandits and an enigmatic past that reappears in the form [...] read more

Saffron: how to recognize the “true” Red Gold

The name saffron comes from the Arabic za῾farān. It is obtained from the trifid stigma of Crocus sativus, a plant of the Iridaceae family, cultivated in Asia Minor and in some countries of the Mediterranean basin, including Italy. True saffron is considered the red gold, for its sensory characteristics and antioxidant organoleptic peculiarities. The real [...] read more