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

Food Festivals in Italy

Food Festivals in Italy

During autumn, fabulous food festivals dot the country as they celebrate the Italian harvest. Here are some to visit during your autumn trip to Italy …

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Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer cocktail recipes from some seriously cool mixologists, designer bars and hipster drinkeries in Chianti, to enjoy at home and remember your trip to Italy.

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Guide To Florence

Guide To Florence

Author Nardia Plumridge shares her secrets of her adopted and much loved city. A must read guide when planning your trip to Italy.

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Teatime in Italy

Teatime in Italy

It was two British ladies who opened Italy’s first tea shop in Rome, in 1893. Now tea is becoming very popular, we report on Italy’s new tea revolution.

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Italy’s Oldest Sweet Shop

Italy’s Oldest Sweet Shop

The Pietro Romanengo shop in Genoa is the same it was the day of its opening in 1814. In spring, the factory becomes dedicated to the processing of fresh roses.

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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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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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