Michael Horne, Italian wine industry maverick, has kind words for our Salice Salentino TY @dalluva

There’s just no two ways about it: we think that Italian industry maverick Michael Horne (above) is über cool. And we were thrilled to discovery that he had reviewed Cantele’s Salice Salentino on his website earlier this week. We dig Michael’s schtick not just because we find that our palates align nearly seamlessly. We also […]

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Where there is a will there is a way…

Over on the Cantele Flickr, Paolo and team posted the below photo (amazing, no?) yesterday with the following quote: Se volere è potere, allora volare è potare? The play on words, comes from a popular twentieth-century Italian saying, volere è potere: where there is a will, there is a way. In other words, anything is […]

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L’Apicio (New York), just opened and highly recommended

We were very geeked to dine last week at L’Apicio, Joe Campanale’s new restaurant. Great stuff. Highly recommended. Classic arancini. Tagliatelle ai funghi porcini. Garganelli al ragù.

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Marea, New York, highly recommended Italian seafood dining

Great dinner last night with Paolo and Alice Feiring last night at Marea… highly recommended… great wine list, too…

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Five Rooms, a superb b&b in downtown Lecce

Five Rooms, a modern-style b&b on the edge of downtown Lecce, a ten-minute walk from the city’s historical center and easy access by car. GREAT wifi and parking included. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The common room and reception. Think Mies van der Rohe. The property’s garden is truly magical. It made me feel like we could have […]

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