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My name is Luca
A new, very Italian Pixar-Disney...

My name is Luca

Luca is the new film from Disney-Pixar, released in June. It’s the work of Genoese director Enrico Casarosa, and the last thing...

Corniglia, one of five
The loneliest village...

Corniglia, one of five

The image that opens this brief (and insufficient) ode to the unique beauty of Corniglia is not the best. It’s not to most spectacular image, nor...

The other Sangiovese is white
White vinification adds...

The other Sangiovese is white

Italy has the greatest range of grape varieties in the world: 182 types of table grapes and more than 545 that can be used for winemaking. Many of these...

The Return of the Fireflies
The nights light up again...

The Return of the Fireflies

We were having dinner with friends the other evening. In Florence, a beautiful house with a garden. A summer storm forced us to eat inside. But the hours...

Fish & Chips, Tuscan style
Street food done our way

Fish & Chips, Tuscan style

Food certainly isn’t what comes to mind when I think back to the twenty-year-old who left his village near Florence and came to spend nearly a year...