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Italy’s Famous Five Missing Letters

unFamous Italian Fact Numero Uno From the view above, atop 900-year old Prendiparte Tower in Bologna (yep, the birthplace of Bolognese) you can see that Pisa does not have the only leaning tower in the country. Bologna’s two leaning towers, Asinelli and Garisenda, are two of at least nine others. If you’re keen on things that lean, here’s Slow […]

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Francesca Lavazza

Buongiorno Bermuda

We thought we’d start this edition of Brew News, our third week featuring Italy and our Italian selections, with one minute and one second of passion with Francesca Lavazza, great granddaughter of Luigi Lavazza, founder of the company that bears his name. [vimeo 120574714 w=960 h=540]   … The next four don’t: AND they are all available […]

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