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  1. The fine art of Wild Camping - abiding in the middle of nowhere


    Above: the fireplace and the oven (left) that we built some years ago in the place we usually camp at

    A due introduction: this is not about survivalism, but about how to make yourself comfortable and fully enjoy wild camping. It's gonna be a sort of guide, where I'll share with you my 25 years old experience in this, in the hope that this will stimulate you to try it and of course enjoy it.

    What is wild camping, then? ...
  2. "I'm fine, just busy"

    I think this is a phrase that we all, one way or another hear aplenty. Looking at my own situation, my friends would all say it, my parents will say it and frankly, I caught myself doing it a lot as well. Caught I must underline. I have always been one to judge other people when they said it. I would often think on how their days are going and how they waste the time that they have on needless things. Then I noticed that when I donít want to tell people how or what I feel Iíll just say Iím busy, ...
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  3. The life of a winemaker - let's do the magic!


    If you wonder, yes, that's my hand. I always loved the texture and the smell of fresh marc, especially that from red grapes.

    The life of a winemaker - part 4

    The time of making wine has come... the cellar is where you do the magic and turn a silly fruit into a mystic liquid that can enliven your day, or your life

    Let's start from a point: my method of making wine it's really mine, in the sense ...
  4. The life of a winemaker - it's harvest time!

    Above: a row of "new" (6 years old) trees of Montepulciano, just before the grapes' harvest.


    The life of a winemaker - Part 3

    Before showing you some pictures and giving you some figures about this year's harvest, I need to tell you another part of the story. Basically, during the last 7 years, I worked on rebuilding and renewing completely my vineyards, in the sense that I've been replacing step by steps ...

    Updated October 10, 2019 at 09:23 AM by Flinn

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  5. A Commodian History

    It's been a while since I thought about using the CMS. I'm not sure what's really changed now. Perhaps writing a lot recently elsewhere has stimulated the right senses. I have nothing against wine making or the appropriate foray into politics, but I feel the section has been overcome with a limited scope of subjects, when the blogging field is filled with such potential. My verbose ramblings are hardly the means to correct the problem, but perhaps they will introduce another thing to stop in and ...
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