By Mike Romano
There is little doubt that food lovers will thoroughly enjoy a trip to Italy because of the marvelous dishes that are a part of the country. Food is as much a part of the culture of Italy as the stunning art work and the wine. The relaxed and laid back atmosphere in Italy makes it the perfect place to eat great foods the way they should be enjoyed.
The foods in Italy are specialties of the particular region of the country that you find yourself. There is no country with a greater diversity of cuisines native to the area than Italy. Some of the cooking practices have been passed down through the generations and continue to add to the flavor of this wonderfully diverse country.
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Italy Travel Notes presents: By: Levi Reiss
I recently finished a wine tour of Italyâ€™s twenty administrative regions, briefly describing each region prior to tasting a representative wine with food, and at least one imported Italian cheese. I enjoyed the experience so much that I plan to repeat it, but only after doing something similar for France and perhaps a few other countries. I am happy enough with Italian wine to continue to drink it for the rest of my days, but there are other wine-producing countries out there, and other wines to drink. I am going to give you a bit of a report on the white wines I encountered on this wine tour, but only after a quick summary of Italian white wines, as if such an endeavor was possible. Look for a similar article on Italian red wines.
You wouldnâ€™t be alone if you immediately think red when the subject of Italian wine is raised. In spite of extreme variations in climate, soil, elevation, and other geographical conditions, every single one of Italyâ€™s twenty regions produces white wine. Of course the percentage varies widely from 84% in the central region of Latium to 9% in the southern region of Calabria. Many of the best-known Italian white wines come from northern Italy.
Continue reading I Love Italian Wine And Food – Reviewing The Whites