The Valleys of Valpolicella

The Valleys of Valpolicella

The Valleys of Valpolicella Vinnie and I were heading north through the town of Negrar di Valpolicella when we came upon a strange sight in the centre of a roundabout. “What is that?” he exclaimed. “That is where art meets science” I responded. “It is a metal...
Valpolicella Heaven

Valpolicella Heaven

“‘Cause you know sometimes words have two meanings,” wrote Led Zeppelin in their famous song, Stairway to Heaven, and this is true in all languages. The Italian word contadino translates as peasant and in the 70s and 80s to label a person as such would...
The Valpolicellas – Meet The Family

The Valpolicellas – Meet The Family

The centro storico of Verona is unarguably beautiful. The Roman amphitheatre is, by and large, intact and every year hosts opera performances, as well as concerts by artists as diverse as Pavarotti and Eric Clapton. It is, of course, also well known for its romantic...