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The tour buses have disappeared from the Langhe’s narrow, twisting roads, replaced by trucks bringing home the last loads of purple Nebbiolo grapes. Our

The defining white grape variety of Collio in northeastern Italy, on the border with Slovenia, is Ribolla Gialla, and Joško Gravner has given it

When Trish Rothgeb of the Coffee Quality Institute christened artisanal brews "third wave" coffee in 2002, quality, expertise, sustainability, individuality and a complex, even

The wines of Slovenia are being rediscovered after Slovenia's emergence from the old Yugoslavia, and there are now pockets of excellent vineyards all over

Bottled-at-the-source mineral water is delightfully refreshing, and with no calories or chemicals, is a drink that's good for you and a base for many

They say you can never step into the same river twice, and I recognized the truth in this statement on a recent return to