“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right”

- Mark Twain
Month: December 2019

Ornellaia Bordeaux Red Blends from Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy

Stumbled on Ornellaia in 2000 at the Santa Cantarina in Amalfi.  Ornellaia represents all the virtues of Bolgheri’s climate – abundant sunshine without excessive heat, dry summers to allow the grapes to achieve perfect ripeness and concentration.  As there is no drip irrigation, there is enough rain to avoid stress. All these elements combine to […]

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Best Lunch Spot in Bolgheri

Enoteca Tognoni, Address: Via Lauretta, 5, 57022 Bolgheri LI, Italy, Phone: +39 0565 762001 Here at the Enoteca, it is possible to stop, relax and enjoy an appetizer or meal that is characteristic of the area, such as ribollita, bruschette, crostini, flavorful cold cuts, in oil (hand cut vegetables under olive oil – a local […]

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Best Pizza in Marin Area

A discussion on pizza can raise the tension in a room and definitely a conversation. So, let me preface this post with the fact that my favorite type of pizza is Neapolitan Pizza. Why? Because Neapolitan is the original pizza and dates all the way back to 18th century in Naples, Italy. During this time, […]

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Forte dei Marmi

Forte dei Marmi is a seaside town in Tuscany, Italy, known for its beaches. The Pontile is a long pier offering views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, plus the city, which features the Apuan Alps in the background. Sculptures dot the town center, including the marble Monumento ai Caduti war memorial. Nearby in Piazza Garibaldi, the […]

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