Those Weather Dependent Italians

While I thought us Brits were bad when it came to moaning and groaning about the weather, it seems Italians are just as bad, if not a little worse. 2014's unsettled weather is keeping Italians from travelling. If the nation's weather forecasters hint that its going to rain at the weekend, … [Read more...]

Chianti. Classic – or Con ?

Chianto Classico's famous Black Rooster logo

Chianti and I have if not exactly a love-hate relationship, then one based on mutual incomprehension. Try as I might, I just don’t get what all the fuss is about. Chianti can’t understand why. Not that I think Chianti’s a bad wine. A judiciously-chosen bottle’s a perfectly fine accompaniment to a … [Read more...]