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Vinoforum: June 1-16

June always strikes me as a good time to expand my wine knowledge.  Any month, really, but fortunately this time it coincides with the start of Vinoforum, a 16-day annual oenologic extravaganza on the Lungotevere Maresciallo Diaz, up by the Foro Italico/Stadio Olimpico.  For a fortnight and change, this section of the lungotevere, just south … Continue reading

Holidays & Festivals (festeggiamo)

Olfactory Overload: Sensofwine at the Palazzo dei Congressi

Alright, wine and food lovers, pay attention. You all still here? Good. Now, imagine this. A large exhibition hall in EUR (a neighborhood in southern Rome, for the unfamiliar), just steps from the Fermi stop on the Metro B. Tables and tables filling the exhibition hall, divided into each of Italy’s regions. And at these … Continue reading