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Spring 2015 Travels — Venice

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The original target of these Spring travels was, in fact, Venice, so the last four days were dedicated to exploring that unique city.  I hadn’t been there in 18 years, but then again, not much has changed in a lot … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Friuli

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Through my contacts in Cambridge and New York, I was able to arrange visits in Friuli, and to get a taste of their wonderful foods and wine.  One winery, Edi Keber in Cormons, is partnered with my friend Jan, who … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Slovenia

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This past Spring (late April, early May) I spent two weeks exploring food and wine in three places:  Slovenia, Friuli, and Venice.  I should not let much more time pass without sharing those delicacies with you now.  Let’s begin in … Continue reading

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Jan’s Wines I Know and Love (so far)

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Actually, I will try the Polpicello tonight, so we will see if the streak stays intact. P.S. at 10:30 PM:  It’s terrific!  Rich, balanced Calabrian red wine, went beautifully with eggplant, tomatoes, chard and onions stewed and served atop a … Continue reading

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