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Friuli Wine Primer


OK, you’ve heard me rhapsodize about Friulian wines and you’d like to taste them too, but what can you reasonably expect to find on your wine merchant’s shelf and what should you look for?  Doesn’t it drive you crazy when you read about great wines and you can never, ever…(Read More)

Grado wasn’t our cup of tea. It’s a very chic seaside resort town that shares the same water as Venice. It sort of a cross between Miami Beach, the Hamptons and RV heaven.Beautifully restored little streets, very expensive and mediocre restaurants and a reputation for being a  spa town. The town…(Read More)

It’s been awhile since I posted on Friuli, but the gracious city of Trieste needs it’s moment of blog glory.  We were undecided about going to Trieste, it’s at the very eastern edge of Italy and it meant that we couldn’t do a loop but would have to ride the…(Read More)

I know. I know. These biking posts seem to be going on forever, but there is no sell-by date on some of places we saw, the wines we drank, or the food we ate. I should be the I Love Friuli spokesperson. We still don’t understand why this area is so off the…(Read More)

** Mi dispiace! That means I’m sorry. These posts have taken too long, but I’m having some terrible problems with my blog host. We’re working on getting them fixed. Keep your fingers crossed for me!** If ever there is a time of year to bike between Cividale del Friuli and Cormons, early October…(Read More)

Cividale del FriuliOK, I confess we had modest goals for our first day’s ride, but I wanted to have an easy first day figuring out how to balance our panniers (those saddle bags on a bike) and adjusting to highway riding. Not autostrada, but still we were navigating fairly busy roads.  We pulled…(Read More)

I’ve been a little overwhelmed trying to organize all of the good stuff from our recent bike trip to the Friuli Venezia Giulia region of Italy, and now that we are friends with the region, we can call her by her first name, Friuli.  I’m just going to give you some highlights…(Read More)