Tag Archives: wine

Oops! Forgot the Spritz!

How can I throw a party to celebrate the publication of First Spritz Is Free and not serve a batch of spritz for everyone to drink?! Well, that’s what I did! Today we gathered in my backyard around the doortable and … Continue reading

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Goal: Don’t Leave the Lagoon

I had passed the place a number of times, it being on my walk to the language class I took a few years ago. Da LeLe, the little bacarò wine bar, couldn’t hold its patrons in its 4 x 4 interior, … Continue reading

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Bragging About Bragora

Okay, bragging implies that I accomplished something that I can crow about. Of course, I did nothing at all to create the sagra at Campo San Giovanni in Bragora, but isn’t this title a nice sounding pun? Anyway, you maybe … Continue reading

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Join Me in Little Italy!

Put October 1 on your calendar for the Little Italy Street Festival! Admission is free, and all proceeds help fund the Little Italy Museum and other local projects. Live music all day, wine tasting and food vendors, plus lots of … Continue reading

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Gondola Stuff: Ae Do gondoete

From my collection of gondola stuff: a small wine pitcher, apparently from a restaurant called Ae Do Gondoete (a name in Venetian that means “at the two little gondolas”). Does anyone know if this restaurant is still around? Or where it … Continue reading

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Bubbly

I wanted to share this photo, taken at Baffo some years ago. Makes me want a glass of prosecco!

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Wine Is Light

“Wine is light, held together by water.” –Galileo

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