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A Gastronomic Wine Tour of the magical Prosecco hills

by Filippo di Lenardo, 5 November 2017

The ultimate autumn wine tour One of the pleasures of living in the Veneto region lies in the beauty and variety of the landscape; this area really has it all. From the breath taking Dolomites, the beautiful Lake Garda, to stunning cities like Verona and Venice, one could easily spend weeks … Continue reading

The Magic of Italian Wine Artisans       

by Filippo di Lenardo, 13 October 2017

I have come to the realisation that what I truly love about wine is not the final product itself. Don’t get me wrong; it can give me enormous amounts of pleasure especially when drunk in good company but what I find takes the experience to the next level it is … Continue reading

Le Marche, the best kept secret of the Adriatic Sea

by Filippo di Lenardo, 25 July 2017

Oh Le Marche…a regions that will win your hearts through your stomach As a child, I remember having a strange relationship with fish and seafood. I either found it to be bland or way too “fishy”. As I grew older and my palate developed I came to discover and appreciate this … Continue reading

The Italian Dolomites for all season

by Filippo di Lenardo, 19 June 2017

A Destination for all Seasons For a mountain lover the Italian Dolomites are a dream come true as each season unveils a stunning natural beauty, most of which are UNESCO world heritage site, and a divert selection of sports and activities that can keep the whole family entertained for days. … Continue reading

The Flavours of Rome

by Filippo di Lenardo, 5 June 2017

Rome, the Eternal city…and what a place it is! Every time I get the opportunity to visit this magical city, its jaw-dropping architecture and charming streets always create in me a deep sensation of satisfaction and amazement; it really feels like going on a journey back in time. But what … Continue reading

Gourmet Yacht Tour in Italy

by Filippo di Lenardo, 17 May 2017

With summer quickly approaching, many of our discerning travelers start to think of where to plan their special holiday, exclusive events or special celebrations in Italy. For us at Elite RetrEat Italia this is a very exciting and busy time of the year as we get the opportunity to turn … Continue reading

Gastronomic journey in Sicily – Part 2

by Filippo di Lenardo, 8 May 2017

A gastronomic journey in Sicily A place that will steal your hearts! For our second part of our Sicilian experience, we started our journey in the Vittoria area, an area known for making some of Sicily’s most interesting wines. Over the last few years the quality of Sicily’s wine production … Continue reading

Gastronomic journey in Sicily -part 1

by Filippo di Lenardo, 25 April 2017

There are some destinations in the world that just have it all…And Sicily is definitely one of them! I haven’t been to this beautiful island in a while, particularly in the south east coast and I was simply stunned. What is so fascinating about this place is its incredible variety. … Continue reading

A gastronomic tour of Campania

by Filippo di Lenardo, 10 March 2017

Yesterday afternoon I decided to attend an event that I was particularly excited about: “Le strade delle Mozzarella” – “The streets of Mozzarella” It was a two day event celebrating this wonderful cheese. It’s a cheese that most people have tasted but only a few have savoured it at its … Continue reading

Winter Wonderland – your Italian journey (part 1)

by Filippo di Lenardo, 5 December 2016

Winter Wonderland – a food lover’s fairy tale in the Italian Dolomites What makes the Dolomites so special and different from all the other Alps in Europe? Whether you are on a family vacation, romantic getaway, celebrating a special occasion or your are looking for adventure, the easy answer would be … Continue reading