• Among ancient villages, Romanic churches, on the trail of Prehistory

    01 August 2015

    1 August 2015 - There is a mountainous area of ​​Valpolicella, the most picturesque and country style. Here the soil characteristics and climate, as well as vegetation, change rapidly. (more…)

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  • Visiting a different Valpolicella

    01 July 2015

    1 July 2015 - You can start with different ideas and interests, following archaeological, natural, monumental or related topics and important historical figures. Only two ideas, which precede more to come: the Grotta di Fumane and the Pieve of San Giorgio, with the nearby Antiquarium. The Grotta have been recently reported the latest findings. What is now called "Shelter Solinas", or simply "Grotta di Fumane", it is known as one of the greatest monuments of ancient prehistory. This field is of great interest to understand the great cultural and biological change in human evolution occurred around 40,000 years ago. For

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  • Pleasure and authenticity, at Enoteca della Valpolicella

    22 May 2015

    "Nice to meet you, we are Ada and Carlotta, two friends ready to welcome you and share with you the pleasures of the table. We are waiting here, in the hills of Verona, where you can taste the wines of Valpolicella, accompaning them with a traditional menu, inspired by the best products each season has to offer. "This is the spirit of Enoteca della Valpolicella, the same that led to the opening the restaurant in January 1996: a group of friends with the idea of ​​starting from wine and then choosing the perfect pairing with a food. The project was

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  • The wild plants in the kitchen of Valpolicella

    05 May 2015

    We are in May, what about the harvest calendar? It's time to harvest the wild asparagus, campion, chives, nettle, hop shoots, clematis, melissa, parietaria dandelion leaves, corn poppy, lamio and more. Beautiful names, which take different names in the dialects of Italy and sometimes even between different areas of the same province. Often with bruscansi we mean all those herbs that are collected (by the dialect bruscar, remove) creating confusion with the different species. It happens to discuss what is papaverine, which is the right time to harvest nettles, which is the balsamic period of some varieties. This is because

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