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To My Surprise: Learning to Make Organic Focaccia and Pasta

I never expected Italian wine to lead me into the kitchen, a place I’ve never felt comfortable or adept. But two women chefs and the local, organic flour mill, Mulino di Val D’Orcia, have inspired me. To my surprise, I’m finding out that it’s much easier to make focaccia and pasta than I thought. Having […]


Senza Filtro (Unfiltered): Artisan Tasting Event at Foradori

On Monday, May 30, Elisabetta Foradori organized an extraordinary event with 65 artisan, [glossary_exclude] terroir [/glossary_exclude] winegrowers and their wines. Senza Filtro in Italian conveys the idea that the wines are immediate, vivacious, true expressions of place (terroir). To have those characteristics, the wines, by definition, have to be made “naturally”, but the event was […]


Going, going, gone…Foradori Granato 2004

I still don’t know exactly how it happened, but there was nothing left except the empty bottle. Two foodie friends came for dinner, and we were going to take photos of the food, the wine and the table…but it didn’t happen. The wine was too good. The food and the sunset took a back seat. […]