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Local Wines @Abruzzo

Surprise! You can find wines in Abruzzo too! And the local wines are actually really good! With over 36 thousand hectares under vines and an annual production of 3,8 million hectolitres, viticulture and winemaking is the most important part of the region’s agricultural production. Abruzzo produces over 800 thousand hectolitres […]

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Local Food @Abruzzo

The Abruzzo cuisine offers mutton dishes, soups and broths, cheeses and herbs, fish, timballo di scrippelle, mazzarelle, virtù, Canestrato di Castel del Monte, Pecorino di Farindola, ventricina…and the list of the local food goes on! Olive groves are scattered throughout the territory and you can find local varieties such as: […]

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Abruzzo – who???

Abruzzo! Never heard of it?? …hmm…ehm…well…hmm…how do you even pronounce this thing? Well, it’s something similar to “ah-BREW-tzo”, the “zz” is pronounced like the one in “pizza”. Abruzzo lies between the Appenines slopes and the Adriatic sea, and it offers a wide variety of entertainment, because in said region you […]

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Local Wines @Marche

Surprise! You can find wines in Marche too! The region boasts 14,190 wine companies and 17,453 hectares under vines. In 2012, the wine production was 917 thousand hectolitres: from which 337,822 hectolitres were PDO and 225,582 hectolitres were PGI; and the total wine revenue reached 80 million Euros, from which […]

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Local Food @Marche

The Marche cuisine is rooted in peasant tradition and you can often find lots of mushrooms, game, nuts and herbs among the ingredients. Pork is highly consumed (there are delicious types of ham and salami, for example) and cheese comes in different types. Charcoal-grilled meat is pretty common on the […]