Tag Archives | Campania
The volcanic lake, Astroni

Campi Flegrei, vineyards and volcanoes outside of Naples

“Be careful, you can burn yourself,” says Gerardo Vernazzaro. I stand on a crater overlooking the sea. From the ground, sulfur smoke rises into the air. The name Campi Flegrei means just burning fields. But I did not think the name was literally true. I quickly move out on the road where a scooter swipes […]

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The Amalfi Coast in Campania

Campania what? An exciting wine region on the Amalfi Coast!

Campania, what’s that? That’s a question that is not unusual when I mention one of Italy’s most interesting – and most underrated – wine regions. I can agree that it is not so easy to keep track of all the Italian regions, wines and grapes. Italy’s big names, Tuscany, Piedmont, Sicily and Veneto take up […]

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Landscape in Irpinia, Campania

Greco di Tufo from Irpinia, Italy’s forgotten treasure

BKWine’s Asa reports from the “anteprima“, the primeur tasting, in DOCG Greco di Tufo in Campania “The sun always shines in Campania except in Irpinia,” said my friend from Napoli. He seems to be right. Because when I get off the train at Naples Central Station unseasonably warm sun rays heat me up. But the […]

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In the restaurant

Marennà Ristorante, Feudi di San Gregorio, Campania | BKWine Pick

You may think that you have taken a wrong turn or lost your way before you arrive. The restaurant, and winery, is at the end of a long winding road on a hilltop. This is both a winery and a restaurant. One of the regions most impressive on both counts. The restaurant Marennà Ristorante was […]

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The magnificent Arc de Triomphe in Benevento

Trattoria Nunzia, Benevento restaurant | BKWine Pick

Trattoria Nunzia is a family run, family style restaurant. Very Italian. La Mama heads the kitchen and the son in the dining room. Don’t think you can skimp on your portions. La Mama watches you to make sure you are enjoying it! It is small, it is crowded, it is friendly, and it is impossible […]

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