Franciacorta

Most famous for its prestigious sparkling wines, Franciacorta in Lombardy is not often high on the tourist itinerary. But with its stunning hills and lake, pre-Roman history and many wineries …

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Georgia

After decades of conflict that obscured much of its rich cultural heritage, this country is rediscovering itself. Celebrate its rebirth with a winding adventure from the bars and restaurants of …

Southern Italy for Wine Lovers

Italy’s southern regions have varied cultures but are united by their passion for wine and hospitality. From seaside villas with vineyards to winery-owned hotels amid ancient caves… Click here to …

The Promise of Pignoletto

It is fast emerging as a fizz vying for a slice of Prosecco’s success, but this is a variety that deserves recognition in its own right. The grape is producing …

My Rome

There’s no shortage of things to do and see in the Eternal City. But where best to recharge your batteries? Carla Capalbo reveals her top spots to eat and drink …

The Cork Comeback

In the last two decades, cork producers have been researching ways to combat TCA and salvage the tainted reputation of corks. Carla Capalbo reports on the latest developments… Click here …

Noma 2.0 – René Redzepi goes wild

The founder of Noma, one of the world’s most celebrated restaurants, talks foraging with Carla Capalbo In less than a decade, Scandinavia has gone from gastronomic obscurity to being one …

The Decanter travel guide to Georgia

Ancient wine history, unique grapes and qvevri vessels, plus an exciting food culture make this country a must for the adventurous wine traveller, as Carla Capalbo discovers… Click here to …

Georgia, la tavola generosa

La mia storia d’amore con la Georgia – il Paese nel Caucaso – ebbe inizio con un gigantesco vaso di terracotta. Giaceva riverso su un anco in una delle vigne …