Frescobaldi family start producing wine in 1300 at the estate of Tenuta di Castiglioni, in Southwest of Florence. From the beginning the family wanted to have quality wines that reflect the unique terroirs. A century later, Frescobaldi wines were served at tables in the Papal Court and the English Court of Henry VIII.
The Moka is an Italian invention of the 30's and the name refers to the city of Mocha , in Yemen, famous for the quality of coffee. It consists in a kettle, a filter funnel-shaped, a collector with a second removable filter, held in place by a rubber seal.
Espresso-style coffee is one of numerous methods for brewing the roasted coffee bean in which highly-pressurized hot water is forced over coffee grounds to produce a very concentrated coffee drink with a deep, robust flavor, and is unique for its dependence on modern technological advances. Before espresso, it could take up to five minutes for a cup of coffee … Continue reading A Brief History – Espresso
In Vino Veritas Wine is not simply considered a drink in Italy, but it is part of local habits and culture. The wine production comes from the past, in fact if we talk about mithology, you can remember about Bacchus. In Medieval times Benedictine monks practised grape farming in their monasteries and experimenting with new … Continue reading Antiche Terre Solo Passione Rosso
Fernet Branca is a dark, oily alcoholic drink similar to an amaro, but less sweet. The flavour might best be described as being a cross between medicine, crushed plants, and bitter mud. Like most strong drinks in Italy, Fernet is usually drunk at the end of the meal as a digestive aid. It's also a … Continue reading A Brief History – Fernet Branca
Un raffinato insieme di sette Vigni Puramente Italiani. Sette Vigne is a lovely and totally unique, one of a kind blend of the seven most noble indigenous grape varieties in Italy, from the seven major wine regions in Italy. The grapes are selected from low-yielding vineyards in the respective areas of production: Corvina from the … Continue reading Sette Vigne
It is not easy to determine just when the use of coffee spread from Constantinople to the western parts of Europe; but it is more than likely that the Venetians, because of their close proximity to, and their great trade with.