I’m Dreaming of a White Wine Christmas

Italy's best Pinot Grigio ?

For a country that produces some of the most popular and widely-drunk white wines in the world, Italians have a curious reluctance to drink very much of it themselves. The latest figures - for 2013 - show that Italy actually produced more white wine (53%) than red (47%), with the bulk of it drunk … [Read more...]

How to Boost Tourism to Italy

Recently, someone asked me how many Britons visited Tuscany. I said I'd see if I could find out. I did, but not after carrying out quite a bit of research and running a fiddly calculation. The number I came up with was little more than a rough estimation. I'll explain what I did in another … [Read more...]