Category Archives: Cocktails

Litro Wine Bar in Rome

Litro wine bar in monteverde rome

In Rome, when you order a “litro” of wine, chances are that it is going to be pretty bad. House wine, which is ordered by the liter, has a time and a place in Italian cuisine. That time is usually a heavy multi-course meal and the place is a traditional osteria without a wine list. […]

Pirlo: Brescia’s Apertivo Cocktail

In Brescia, I kept seeing signs for pirlo. Stuck between trains, we popped into a bar and I couldn’t resist it any longer. Ordering a pirlo, I learned that it is Brescia’s version of the spritz. Located in Lombardy, but bordering Veneto, Venice’s famous drink has been adopted in Brescia. It is best enjoyed in […]