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From Penal Colony to Paradise

From Penal Colony to Paradise

Well, sort of… “If there’s something leaving the penal colony to offer you paradise pleasure, – our italian friends say, – it’s not the prisoners staying there, but the wine!” On the Gorgona Island located off the Tuscany coast in Italy the prisoners work in the vineyard to produce among 2700 and 3000 bottles per […]


The best olive oils in the world…

The best olive oils in the world…

And the winner is… Lets avoid stereotypes, and let’s be reasonable, at least as close as possible to real flavors that are in accordance with each other’s tastes. We all have a “world champion” but lets remain realistic. There are oils that are above all others, incredible, excellent, mind blowing and as usual for all […]


Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

The traditional balsamic vinegar is the most delicate existing condiment. Made exclusively from cooked grape must. The obtained juice is boiled down to 60% of its volume. Following that, it will be left to mature in oak casks for several years and undergo several manipulations and further boiling down processes. Next it will be transferred […]