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2014-04-13 23:00:08

C. A. Kingsley brings readers on romantic, transcendent voyage to Italy’s wine region. VARESE, Italy (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Since she left Wales at age 18, author C. A. Kingsley has traveled the world, taking in all that life has to offer and having many fun adventures along the way. In her new novel, “The Road Back to Tuscany” (published by Trafford Publishing), Kingsley charts a course to Italy and beyond, telling the story of a passionate airline stewardess fulfilling a vow to...

2014-04-08 16:21:39

Frances Mayes, Author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' Brings Brand of Hand-Selected Italian Wines to Tuscan Market for Wine Tasting Dinner and Sampling Events SALEM, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Mayes, the bestselling author of "Under the Tuscan Sun," brings her line of Tuscan Sun Wines to New Hampshire for the first time on Friday, May 16(th) for a private dinner event at Tuscan Kitchen, a fine-dining Italian restaurant in Salem, New Hampshire. This will be followed by a wine...

2012-08-15 23:01:08

First live feed of Montalcino´s unique microclimate is now available on Camigliano website. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 A leader in the Montalcino wine community, ­Camigliano continues to innovate by installing the first Brunello webcam that allows enthusiasts, ­buyer and critics to see the unique weather of the estate in real time. The webcam is located on the roof of the residence of the Ghezzi family, the owners of Camigliano and one of the families that founded the...


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Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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