A Very elegant Italian Chardonnay

By Marco Giovanetti Chardonnay has a long tradition  in Italy but for many years the grape suffered a mistaken identity  with Pinot blanc—often with both...

Grottafumata, from Etna with love

by Marco Giovanetti Grotafumata is the new wine producer in the Italian portfolio of celebrated Quebec wine importer Oenopole. This new addition is the cherry...

Three Amazing reds to welcome the fall

By Marco Giovanetti It's that time of year when the days get shorter and the nights are cooler. Can I say that fall is just...

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McGill University’s seed library

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A beautiful Venetian white for summer sipping

By Marco Giovanetti If you like wine like me, you will find nothing more refreshing than a glass of chilled white by your pool side or...

Italian wine picks for the summer

By Marco Giovanetti You mention wine to your average Italian-Canadian wine drinker and you would get the same usual response: Liano. Still, it is the...

Tasting the wines of Sartori di Verona

by Marco Giovanetti The wines of Valpolicella are not new to me since my formal briefing on  Italian wine was with this important wine region.With...

A glass of prosecco for la festa della mamma

By Marco Giovanetti In Italian culture, la mamma is the pillar  of the household and adulated  by her family — especially mammoni, which translate “mama’s...

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by JULIA MASTROIANNI SanRemo Bakery in Etobicoke, Ontario, has once again topped Panoram Italia readers’ poll for best bakery in Toronto. “It means a...

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Once a working-class neighbourhood, Testaccio has become gentrified in recent years. Rents have risen, trendy boutiques have opened up, and the ex-abattoir has been converted into an art gallery and cultural centre. But despite these changes, traditional Testaccio still exists. Take the metro to Piramide to explore this lively, authentic Roman neighbourhood, which is still viewed by many as one of the best places to find true Roman cuisine.

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Jackie Lina Alexander

Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English

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Home away from home It would be difficult for most Italian-Montrealers to walk through the halls of Lester B. Pearson High School and not spot...

Kristine Centis Jorge

Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese

Fish Baked in Salt

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Italy dedicates February 17 to domestic felines, but in Rome it’s an everyday celebration.

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