Franciacorta

Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:00
Vineyards and villages, wine cellars and bell towers, wine bars and churches: from the north to the south of Italy, the history and culture of many Italian…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/16/2016 - 00:00
Fall season in Italy means roasted chestnuts, truffle hunting, grape picking, olive oil harvest, delicious chocolate and torrone, and more… Are you hungry yet…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 10/05/2015 - 08:06
Following last month's successful festival, John Bensalhia investigates the history and local attractions of Franciacorta.Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. Last…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 09/16/2015 - 04:00
South of Lake Iseo, about an hour east of Milan, is the verdant countryside that produces one of Italy’s most renowned sparkling wines: Franciacorta. And there…
Food + Wine
by Vincent de Rossi | Sat, 05/17/2014 - 05:36
Bollicine! Bubbles! A key element of any celebration in Italy, sparkling wines come in many different types and it can be rather confusing to differentiate…
Food + Wine
by Gabi Logan | Mon, 08/20/2012 - 23:43
With the start of the Chardonnay harvest in Franciacorta near Brescia on the 8th of August, Italy officially began its 2012 harvest season earlier this year.…