I am asked from time to time, “what’s your favorite European country?”
There’s something to love about every country we’ve visited, but I never hesitate in responding: It’s Italy. Italy totally rules. It’s got everything: coastlines on two seas, magnificent architecture, the art, the fun-loving people… I could go on and on, so I will for a minute: the food, the historic cities both large and small, the wine, the scenery… So when you decide to visit Italy, there are lots of really good options.
If wine and scenery are your key criteria, I recommend visiting the Piedmont wine region in northwestern Italy. Continue reading