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by Phil Angelo

Destination Wedding-Part 3

On the wedding day, everything just seemed to fall into place. What had been seemingly insurmountable problems became hiccups, the day was cloudy but...

Destination Wedding-Part 2

As the phone calls and emails come in to Barbara and Phil, it is obvious many more folks are very interested in using this...

Destination Wedding-Part 1

I think this article may be a little different than what we have done so far. We are actually going to go through a...

SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ITALY Part 4

For many, Rome is one of the main reasons for coming to Italy. It is the seat of Catholicism at the Vatican. It is...

SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ITALY Part 3

Back across the country, we see the hills of the Mountain region begin to taper, in an area called Tuscany. Here there are 3...

SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ITALY Part 2

The history of Italy goes on well before the days of the Roman Empire, and modern Archaeology has uncovered evidence of shipping long before...

So You Think You Know Italy Part 1

Barbara and I have only been to Italy six times. We are never strangers, but we are always welcomed as though we are. There...

WINE Part 3

Day 7 brought us to Libourne and a trip to Saint Emilion. Here we tasted more Grand Cru Classe’. This wine was fast becoming...

WINE Part 2

Day 4 takes us to Cadillac where we enjoy our escorted wine tastings of Sauternes against the background of Roquetaillade Castle. We cannot believe...

WINE Part 1

Why whine about your wine when you can win it all on a “wine Cruise” I promise, no more of those sayings. Every year we...

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