My Contemplation of the Italian Driving Concept

Last December I visited Italy for the fifth time.  Every time I go I rent a car (except for my first trip), and thus subject myself to the driving culture of Italy.  To me, driving in Italy is kind of like getting on a roller coaster that I know will scare me to death every time, but … Continue reading My Contemplation of the Italian Driving Concept

More about Why, and How…

January 2010 My friend Roberto, an honest-to-God sommelier from Milano (he’s got the cup and everything) recently asked me to send him all of my wine tasting notes with name of wine, vintage, and personal score from my recent trip to northern Italy.  My first thought was, “You’re crazy.  Why would you want my notes?  And how can … Continue reading More about Why, and How…