Wine tasting at Tenuta Castelbuono

Wine tasting at Tenuta Castelbuono

Tenuta Castelbuono in Bevagna Tenuta Castelbuono is a modern winery in Bevagna where you can participate in a wine tasting but only upon reservation.  The modern architecture is in stark contrast with medieval Bevagna. Wine and modern architecture is an interesting combination to experience! The Italian architect Arnaldo Pomodoro is famous in Italy and is the designer of Tenuta Castelbuono. The sculpture has the shape […]

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Excellent restaurant Perugia

Finally I have managed to meet the owners of my favorite restaurant in Umbria for an interview. Ristorante Vineria Stella is in Casaglia, just outside Perugia. Why is this my favorite restaurant? The food is absolutely excellent and prices are far from high. The service is very good, friendly and fast. The wine list is original and prices are really OK plus, as you can […]

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Restaurant in the centre of Citta di Castello

I should have added ‘romantic’ to this! I have not often eaten in an Italian restaurant that was almost entirely lit by candles. The effect was absolutely lovely. I am talking about Vineria del Vasaio in Citta di Castello. The food was good and the menu had different things from what you usually find in Umbrian restaurants which makes for a welcome change. The wine […]

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Spoleto Wine Festival

Spoleto Wine Festival

If you like wine festivals you’ll like Italy. Take this one for example, vini nel mondo in Spoleto. In exchange for some euro’s you are handed a wineglass and a ‘winemap’ of Spoleto. You then head into town and dive into one of the buildings marked on the map to get your glass filled. It is not only wine, there is also food to be […]

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