Wednesday, November 1, 2017

OCTOBER 2017

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10012017 The resort makes the most of Ischia's challenging landscape, with 45 rooms and 12 suites artfully nestled into the hillside. Spread between the watchtower and up through the expanse of stunning forest, a taxing choice awaits discerning guests: to wake up to stunning views over the Bay of San Montano, or the equally entrancing views onto The Gulf of Naples? Mezzatore Resort & Spa, Ischia | Harper's Bazaar UK
10022017 Casa d’Ambra is one of the great estates of Italy and represents a gem of viticulture found on the tiny island of Ischia off the coast of Naples. Vineyards are located on the volcanic cliffs of the island that rise up to a dramatic 600 meters above sea level. The scenery is absolutely stunning with trellised vines overlooking an azure seascape. A Taste of Campania #ItalianFWT | Enofylz Wine Blog
10032017 Your Irpinia Wine Tour from Naples or Salerno begins when your friendly, English-speaking chauffeur greets you at your accommodations to drive you inland.  After a leisurely drive through some lovely panoramas, you'll stop at an exclusive winery highly rated by several influential European and American wine publications. Irpinia Wine Tour from Naples | Le Baccanti
10042017 Despite millennia of grape growing, Irpinia receives little recognition compared to other Italian wine regions. Irpinia’s climate is tempered by its elevation in the foothills of the Apennine Mountains. The climate and indigenous grapes allow for naturally late harvests in October and November, a source of pride for growers. Irpinia: The Heart of Campania | GuildSomm
10052017 When Michele Perillo started producing the white wine in the range, Coda di Volpe, he did it, by his own admission, “almost by chance.” The varietal’s approximately 1,500 bottles per annum hail from old vines, scattered around the same vineyards that yield Perillo’s Aglianico fruit. That’s really all it takes, the grower tells us, since his vineyards are located in a few of the finest winemaking sites in Irpinia. Michele Perillo’s Coda di Volpe: brilliant child of Irpinia and serendipity | ItalyEurope24
10062017 The secrets of Caciocavallo Irpino and cold cuts will be unveiled during the discovery of Calitri’s city centre and cave. The final day will be dedicated to the discovery of cattle farming. A special lunch will also be served in the picnic area of the Bioparco. Insolita Italia Blogtour: On the road to Green Irpinia | Insolita Italia
10072017 In September, Concord residents Tony and Maura de Grassi visited the Amalfi Coast and, Tony says, stayed in “the charming little hillside town of Conca dei Marini between Positano and Amalfi.” Wish You Were Here: Peru, Italy and more | The Mercury News
10082017 We followed her recommendation and booked the apartment with a large terrace at Residence Alcione, Positano. It was incredible! I knew it was supposed to be a “large terrace” but it defied every expectation. It was the kind of panorama I thought only existed in movies… Travelogue: Positano & the Amalfi Coast, Italy | Hither & Thither
10092017 Looking for the best way to see the Amalfi Coast from the Cruise port of Naples. Once you have met your Driver/guide the next step is to drive directly to Ravello and free time to explore and then onto Amalfi and Positano this what is called the Amalfi Drive. Best of Italy deal for a Full Day Amalfi Coast tour | Italy Car service
10102017 My dream of Italy started here… We spent four long but absolutely magical days filming in Castelvetere this summer. Everything, and I mean, everything, about my discovery of Castelvetere 22 years ago and the birth of this episode – which is my love letter to Italy – is a Miracle. Dreams & Miracles in Castelvetere: Dream of Italy Episode | Dream of Italy TV Show & Travel Magazine
10112017 Perfectly located for the cruising paradise of the Amalfi Coast in the sweet spot of Salerno, Marina d'Arechi is now complete and in 2017 enters the international nautical market as one of the world's most significant marinas. The all-year-round Marina destination the Med has been waiting for | Maritime Directory
10122017  Meeting me in Campania, in a small town called Cumae, were other professionals. By day, we explored the places like the subterranean world of the Roman cistern Piscina Mirabilis. We climbed Mount Vesuvius in the hot Mediterranean sun, applying sunscreen liberally. In the evenings, we enjoyed the best of meals. Our food was prepared by the villa owners—fresh bread, hand rolled pasta shells, and local table wine. An Unexpected Hen Do Among Ancient Ruins | Pink Pangea
10132017 For freshly made cakes and pastries there is plenty of choice: Pantaleone pastry shop in Salerno, De Riso pastry shop in Minori, Pansa pastry shop in Amalfi, and taste the ‘Sfogliatella’, ‘BabĂ ’, ‘Delizia al limone’, ‘Torta Caprese’ plus so many more local delicacies waiting to be discovered. Marina D'Arechi, luxury marina berths in Italy | Camper & Nicholsons Marinas
10142017 An extensive park decorated with statues, various antiques, fountains, caves and culminating in a viewpoint showing, especially from the famous Terrace of Infinity, absolutely stunning scenery of the Gulf of Salerno and the neighbouring coastal towns. It is located in Ravello and is the setting for a villa of Roman origins which is now a luxury hotel. Amalfi Coast The typical Mediterranean countryside that reawakens your senses. | Marinanow
10152017 In Italy, Salerno has turned circular economy into concrete action. The city recycles 70% of its municipal waste, and a new composting plant has allowed it to reduce its CO2 emissions by 24,000 tons per year. Closing the loopholes in the EU’s centerpiece climate law | EURACTIV
10162017 You can buy stuff to take away, but I love sitting in the shop and ordering a plate of assorted cheeses and cured meats. There are plenty of bottles from all over Italy and if you want to stay local, there’s plenty to choose from from the nearby Phlegrean Fields and interior Campania. Now go plan your next trip to Napoli! Caseari Cautero Wine, Cheese, and Salumi Shop in Naples | Katie Parla
10172017 S.S.C. Napoli S.p.A., simply known as Napoli, has always been one of the most-beloved soccer teams in Italy. In this exclusive interview Lorenzo Insigne talks about his first goal, his idol and the beginning of his career. "My firsts" with Lorenzo Insigne - SSC Napoli | Dugout
10182017 Naples is Napoli. Napoli are Naples. Why Napoli are the most exciting team in the world right now | The i Paper
10192017 The popularity of small-batch spirits is well documented but there’s room on the shelf for a well-made liqueur with a sunny story to tell. Staibano’s tale starts on the hillside lemon groves between Positano and Vietri sul Mare in the southern reaches of Sorrentine Peninsula in Campania, Italy. Staibano: Simply the zest | Monocle
10202017 Lemons grow in abundance from trees that cling from the cliffs of the spectacularly beautiful Amalfi coast.  It is along this steep and jagged coastline of the Tyrrhenian Sea that huge lemons are harvested three times every year.  Amalfi lemons possess a unique sweetness that results from a combination of the volcanic soil, year-round warm temperatures, and a perfect amount of rain. Lemons And Limoncello From Italy’s Amalfi Coast | La Bella Vita Cucina
10212017 The entire valley of Tramonti, industrious village on the Amalfi Coast, can be admired right from here. Hardworking, it always offers us, with tradition and passion, first-class products, from fresh pasta to the tastiest seasonal vegetables , the dairy products and meats which are the true symbol of the peasants toil which is present here in a stronger way, especially in the setting of our winery. Osteria Reale | Reale
10222017 Irpinia is a mountainous and very lush wine region located in Avellino province. The beautiful Feudi di San Gregorio vineyards are spread out over lush and gentle hills in Sorbo Serpico. It’s the unique volcanic, sandstone and marly soil of this area that lends the wines their tell-tale aromas of cherry, cinnamon and aniseed. Profile of Feudi di San Gregorio | Cellar Tours
10232017 Le Sirenuse -  Positano, Italy. This family-run escape has an oyster and Champagne bar, Michelin-starred restaurant, and a number of pools overlooking the stunning Amalfi coast. The boutique hotel is popular amongst the rich and famous - Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle is reportedly a fan. The 20 best hotels in Europe in 2017 | Business Insider
10242017 Naples is the birthplace of pizza and to try the original version will make you believe that you’ve never eaten pizza before in your life.  In fact, it is so good and so original that the Italian government has petitioned the European Commission to designate Naples’ three (and there are only three) versions of pizza as Specialitá Tradizionale Garantita “Pizza Napoletana.” Visiting Caserta Palace and Naples Pizza | Rick's Rome
10252017 Scientists have long wondered why people in the Italian region of Cilento live longer than average. A new study hopes to find the answer – by initiating a massive exchange programme where people from Cilento swap lives with others from southern Sweden. 400 Italians and Swedes to swap lives for longevity research project | Lonely Planet
10262017 Praiano is a very nice and quiet place to stay, between Positano and Amalfi. Locanda Degli Dei, a bed & breakfast in Praiano, rates from 40-60 Euros for a double room, single occupancy.  The Amalfi Coast – Adriatic Coast and Il Salento on a budget | Itineraries Now
10272017 Many Amalfi Coast families own terraced lemon groves in the mountains which they have tended for several generations. These families either sell the lemons as they are or use the lemons to make various products which are sold throughout the region and across the country. Luscious Amalfi Coast Lemons | All Things Amalfi Coast
10282017 Napoli is full of dishes to make your mouth water and views to take your breath away. But here's the question: what's more beautiful - the food or the views? From Napoli, With Love - Featured Post | The Sweet Paisana
10292017 The folks at the Caputo headquarters and flour mill (55, Corso San Giovanni a Teduccio) invited Scott and I by for an inside peek at the process behind producing their renowned flour blends. The Caputo factory is organized in a vertical fashion. Grind, shake, grind, shake, grind, shake. Pizza Adventures In Italy (Part 4): Caputo Flour Mill in Naples | I Dream of Pizza
10302017 These Villa gardens are on an unbelievable site that hangs on the cliff side with a view from the peaks to the Amalfi Coast valley. There are six hectares of historic parkland which are considered to be among the most important examples of landscape and botany in the Mediterranean. Astonishing views of the Mediterranean – Ravello | Travelling with Lyn
10312017 Emerging from the town, with a beautiful clear sunny day unfolding over the glittering Tyrrhenian Sea, Sasa pointed out the first point of interest. Li Galli islands (also known as La Sirenuse or Dolphin Island due to its resemblance in shape to everyone’s favourite sea mammal) sits in a prime position on the Amalfi coast and is one of the most exclusively expensive resorts in the Mediterranean. Review: Amalfi Coast Drive from Sorrento | iamemmat.com

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  1. Harper's Bazaar, Mezzatore Resort & Spa, Ischia
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