Grazie For The Custoza

Grazie For The Custoza

Today the area around Verona and Lake Garda seems peaceful, prosperous, and industrious; however, in 1944 it was anything but. The retreating German Army was determined to hold out as long as possible and to try and dislodge it one of the Allies’ tactics was to...
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...
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...