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Join the ItalianFWT Group Talking About Wine in Lazio

The time is almost here for taking a historical tour to Lazio and discover more about wine in Lazio. And, even better, it is during the Easter weekend. There is so much more to Lazio than Rome and Roman history. Well, it is true that the Roman era has had a great impact through the centuries and still has historically. Viticulture and winemaking were also central in the Roman Empire ad they took it with them and spread their knowledge on their many conquering journeys.

Wine production in Lazio has probably not been among the Italian wine regions drawing the most attention during several decades, but more recently there has been a rediscovery of what makes Lazio special wine-wise. Grapes such as Bellone, Nero Buono, and Cesanese are back in focus.

The #ItalianFWT Group Shines the Light on Wines of Lazio

The Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group – #ItalianFWT – will focus on Lazio in April under the theme Wine in Lazio: following in the footsteps of great history. The contributions this month will talk about topics that range from food and wine pairings to wines produced with low intervention, a look at an American wine made with grapes sourced from Lazio, and more.

A Fiat 500 in the Lazio Countryside

How to Participate in the #ItalianFWT Chat

On Saturday, 3 April, at 11 am ET / 17.00 CEST the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group will explore Wine in Lazio: following in the footsteps of great history in the #ItalianFWT chat on Twitter. All those of you who are interested in wine, food, and travel regarding Wine in Lazio are very welcome to participate in the chat on Saturday. It is always great to have new fellow Italian wine and food enthusiasts join and add new perspectives to the discussion.

Join us on Twitter on 3 April, by typing in the hashtag #ItalianFWT in the search field on Twitter and click Enter, thereafter, you click Latest which will show you all the live tweets. In that way, you can take part in the live discussion. After the chat, you can also head over to read and comment on the article writers’ blog posts. It’s always nice to get feedback on the articles.

The article contributions this month are the following:

Camilla at Culinary Adventures with Camilla: Lazio in California: The Quintessential Roman Pasta + 2017 Big Sur Vineyards Pinot Noir Reserve

Wendy at A Day in the Life on the Farm: Alberico Appia Antica 400 Rosso 2016 paired with Stracci di antrodoco

Terri at Our Good Life: Pietro Est! Est!! Est!!! with Crab Dip Crostinis Our Good Life

Susannah at Avvinare: Cesanese del Piglio, Classic Wines From Lazio

Gwendolyn at Wine Predator: “If You See Kay” — Lazio in Paso Robles? #ItalianFWT

Marcia at Joy of Wine: Bellone – one of Lazio’s Great White Grapes

Jennifer at Vino Travels: Frascati: The White Wine of Lazio

Robin at Crushed Grape Chronicles: Lazio – Exploring low intervention wines inspired by tradition and nature #Italian FWT

Katarina at Grapevine Adventures: How Wine in Lazio is Reimagining its Past Greatness

Katarina Andersson

Seen often at wine events streaming live, Katarina is a wine writer, wine educator, social media strategist, and translator. She is the founder of WinesOfItaly LiveStream. She has been a guest at The Cellar, hosted by Richard Glover, at Wine Two Five, a podcast hosted by Stephanie Davis and Valerie Caruso, and at the Twitter chat #WiningHourChat founded by Li Valentine.

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