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  1. The life of a winemaker: it keeps going


    Last chapter here.

    It's been 2 years since the last post, and with a good reason: there aren't many news in the life of a winemaker, and the working years repeat themselves over and over. It is certainly entertaining and satisfying for me to grow my grapes and taste the new wine every year (not to mention drinking it all the year long ), but I guess it to not to be very interesting for those who cannot even get a sip of that ...
  2. Then the Birds Began to Die

    An article by Elizabeth Bruenig, staff writer at the Atlantic

    After the end of the world, there will be birdsong. I used to imagine this when everything was going awry. I would lie in bed in my college dorm room and listen to the lone mockingbird who sang all night outside my window in the spring months. I was worried about something or other; he was getting on with things. Itís what birds do. They have a knack for it. In the Book of Genesis, after the devastation of the Earth ...
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  3. The life of a winemaker - there we go again!


    A triple grape, quite rare but a sign of abundance at harvest

    It's been six months since my last post on this series, but that's quite normal when it comes to wine-making, since things usually take months to develop. Last time I posted it was about the bad outcome of the last year's red wine.. actually not much happened of very interesting, for the most it's a boring and tiring job along the many months is takes between the first works ...
  4. The Dude's Kitchen - A nightmare made of Pizza!


    Previous chapter here!

    Now you will pardon me, but I'm Italian and when it comes to Pizza I become "uppish" .. I mean, if we are talking about porridge or bouillabaisse I'll be sitting in one corner and listen, but since Pizza is the most Italian of all foods (even more than Pasta) I can't just ...

    Updated October 28, 2020 at 09:40 AM by Flinn

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  5. The Dude's Kitchen - A dream made of pasta!


    First chapter here.

    So, as promised I'll tell you know about pasta.. ah pasta, pasta, pasta, such a delicious stuff, such a tremendous nightmare. Too many people, Italians included, think that making pasta is an easy job, well it's not so I can grant you, because a lot of things can go terribly wrong.

    Let's start from the cooking procedure: most ...

    Updated August 10, 2020 at 04:34 AM by Flinn

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