Category Archives: Italy

Wine and olive oil tours near Rome

When you’re in the midst of the chaos of an urban city center like Rome, it’s difficult to imagine that just a few kilometers out of town you’ll find a rural idyll with green hills, rolling green pastures, olive trees, … Continue reading

16 May 2015

Pasta making for everyone!

I’ll come straight out with it – I hate to cook.  I do it when I have to, but I do it begrudgingly.  In Italy, where it is very easy to head to the local fresh pasta shop, learning how … Continue reading

23 March 2015

Italian wine for Beginners

Sarah May Grunwald comes from the sunny state of California and now resides in a country house in the Castelli Romani just outside Rome.  She is a wine educator, sommelier and tour guide who runs and owns Antiqua Tours with … Continue reading

13 June 2014

Getting married, Italian style

Guest post by Tiffany Parks Photographs by Luca and Antonella Cappellaro Update:  This post was originally written in 2012.  As of June 2015, Tiffany and her husband Claudio are expecting their first born due this summer. They say that … Continue reading

14 February 2012