Each vineyard has a unique story, each chef’s passion has been inspired in different ways, each venues restaurant is bursting with history. Envy Italy brings you the stories to make your love of Italy grow even deeper. The best places to eat and do wine tasting in luxury Italy. Wine and restaurant reviews, top chef interviews, recipes.

Food

Egg Yolk Ravioli with Truffle and Parmesan

Egg Yolk Ravioli with Truffle and Parmesan

This recipe is by chef Daniele Usai’s of Il Tino, one of Lazio’s finest restaurants, based in the beautiful marina of Fiumicino, a stone’s throw from the hubbub of Rome. Usai is also a chef of Great Italian Chefs.Serves 4Time required 40...

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Chin Chin to Italian Gin

Chin Chin to Italian Gin

While Italy is renowned for its award-winning wines, elegant cocktails and delicious sun-soaked juices, surprisingly, it is also more quietly recognised for its bold, alcoholic botanicals, namely gins. Envy Italy takes an eye-opening and altogether more “refreshing” trip into the world of distilling in Italy.

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Sweet Sensations: Christmas Cakes in Italy

Sweet Sensations: Christmas Cakes in Italy

The festive season brings with it the flavours and aromas of Christmases past, as the nostalgic perfumes of mixed spice, cloves and cinnamon fill the air. The traditional cakes of the various regions are all beautifully wrapped making delightful displays in shop windows where their delicious flavours capture the essence of Natale and ideal luxury food gifts from your trip to Italy during the holiday season.

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Recipe for Cenci

Recipe for Cenci

Recipe for Cenci: Delicious fried dough covered with powdered sugar, prepared throughout Italy during carnival season. They’re golden, crispy, light and easy to prepare.

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Sweet Sensations

Sweet Sensations

The festive season brings with it the flavours and aromas of Chsritmases past as the nostalgic perfumes of mixed spice, cloves and cinammon fill the air.  The traditional cakes of the region are beautifully wrapped and make delightful displays...

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Sunday Brunch in Florence

Sunday Brunch in Florence

Located in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella in the historic centre of Florence, the luxury hotel J.K.Place, offers an opulent oasis beautifully furnished with a graceful combination of antiques, bespoke furniture designs and contemporary art. With a reputation for...

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Wine

Bolgheri, a Land of Light and Coastal Wines

Bolgheri, a Land of Light and Coastal Wines

The Bolgheri DOC area is located on the Tuscan west coast. The unique territory and distinct climate, combined with a heritage of superior wine-making produce unsurpassable wines, respected by sommeliers globally.

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The Art of Fine Wine

The Art of Fine Wine

Located between Gaiole and Radda in Chianti, Castello di Ama rests within the hills that form the heart of the Chianti Classico region, where vineyards alternate with olive groves and interweave with the woodlands. An important vineyard with a notable lineage the Ama...

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