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Maremma

In a Nutshell: What Inspired Me to Become a Photographer

Giovanni Savino | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

During yet another cold winter evening, nothing worth watching on the only black and white television channel available in those days, my maternal grandparents would fill the wooden oven with chestnuts and, while waiting for them to roast, they would pull out the photos.

Coastal Tuscany's "Hidden" Treasure: Exploring Morellino di Scansano

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

The main attractions for winemakers are the hilly slopes and good soil of the region, which are ideal for Sangiovese and other hearty red varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Alicante, and Ciliegiolo.

Six Summer Escapes On The Italian Seaside

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

For a summer getaway, there are few places better than the Italian seaside. Great food, prime weather and small, picturesque towns welcome visitors fr...

Debra and Dino Santonastaso: Passionate New U.S. Importers for Quality Regional Wines of Italy

Brad Haskel | Posted 01.31.2013 | Home
Brad Haskel

Clearly, there is huge demand in the the U.S. market for Italian wine, but at the same time, there is great competition. Debra and Dino Santonastaso, two enthusiastic Italians, have recently begun selecting and exporting wines to the U.S.

How Dogs Help Protect Threatened Species

Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: In 2005, the Little Penguin population of Australia’s Middle Island dropped to fewer than 10 birds. When...

PHOTOS: The Other Tuscany

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

The high stone medieval walls of this tiny village contain many treasures of their own, such as Entoteca Tognoni, where you can pass an entire afternoon sampling a few glasses of the local wines served with an overfilled board of local salami and prosciutto.