Our blog is a modern relative of the old-fashioned guide book, which apparently is not as old as it may seem. Seen that I am open to new technology, but I do have a passion for paper, I accepted to write and translate into English the new guide book of Cupramontana: Cupramontana in tasca. This..
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Walking in the streets of Cupra Montana in this beautiful season means to smell the unmistakable flavour of sweet grapes, wine and must! And this is not only because there are many wine cellars busy with the vendemmia (the grape harvest), but also because the sacred Sagra dell’Uva is approaching! Yes, sacred. For the inhabitants..
So, maybe you’re right. If in a social gathering there are Italians around, sooner or later the topic “food” will pop out. And I’ll tell you more, we are also champions in combining food and physical activities, especially in Le Marche. Do you remember “Magnalonga”? That was even walking, eating and dancing with the Folcloristic..
The basement is usually the best place to keep the darkest secrets, but in this case the cellar couldn’t have more to offer. I am speaking about the one in Cupra Montana, which was originally the cellar of the 18th century Monastery of Santa Caterina, not in use anymore. After a beautiful and careful work..
When I was a child, I remembered going with my grandpa to fill the bottles of glass he carefully stored in his cellar. It was a joy to drink that fresh water, especially in Summer, coming from the small drinking fountains. There were many around my area, but he knew exactly the best ones from..
It’s always the same story in every noble art: we know the prodigious artist, but nobody remembers the master beyond him. Niccolò Bonanni shares the same (unlucky) destiny of many important masters: he was the teacher of the famous composer Gaspare Spontini, who would once shine at the court of Napoleon. Even music experts have rarely..