Tag Archives: avignon

Avignon (P1): Popes, Palaces, YMCAs, And Wine from Visan?

123 days into our EU Austerity Drinking Tour takes us to the heart (or at least funny hat) of the Rhône Valley: Avignon: home to Popes and Châteauneuf-du-Pape: arguably France’s biggest red wine.  We leave a very Roman Nîmes and a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Cesanese del Piglio “Colle Ticchio” Corte dei Papi 2008

If you drive southeast of Rome on the A1, the hills fold, one upon the next, building into the Apennine Mountains. Along the way, Anagni, a medieval town, hangs on a ridge, encrusted with Roman stone walls and cinder-block apartments. … Continue reading

Posted in Cesanese | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments