Sleeping in a barrel

Is there anything more intriguing for a wine lover, than sleeping in a barrel, where wine is left for months until reaching its full potential? In Marche, lost in the countryside around Ascoli Piceno, there is a special place where you can spend the night in two wooden barrels, masterfully restored and refurbished to become […]

Towns, castles and wines

Histories and curiosities of a land to discover… and to savor. Between years 300 and 400, due to its distance from the central Imperial power, Marche (which derives its name from “Mark”, the German word for border) witnessed the establishment of self-governed municipalities, held by families in constant conflict with one another. This explains […]