Wine – Italy is one of the best wine-producing nations in the world with a history of the production of 4000 years. Each region has its own specialty but some of the most famous red wines are Montepulciano, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Nero d’Avola, Barbaresco, Amarone and Aglianico. For White wines try Fiano, Falanghina, Greco di Tufo, Pinot Grigio, Vernaccia, Soave and Trebbiano. Of course, don’t forget to try some Prosecco and maybe even some sweet wines like Vin Santo.
Aperitivo Time – Italians have this lovely tradition that takes place between around 6-8 PM. Usually, it involves going to a local bar which will also serve some accompaniment such as crostini, olives, cheese, bruschetta and cured meats. Normally Aperitivi is lower in alcohol and popular options would include Aperol Spritz, Vermouth, Campari, Negroni and Prosecco.