Cantina Trexenta Contissa Vermentino di Sardegna

Grape 85% Vermentino [ver-men-tee-no], 15% Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc (% varies by vintage)   Facts If you’ve gotten this far into the article, I have to congratulate you! The title of this article is more than an ample mouthful for most! For that reason, I wouldn’t expect to find this wine too widely carried by retailers, although it’s worth seeking out!   I’ve thrown in some holiday snaps into this post from my trip to…

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Recipe for Stuffed Squid in Vernaccia Sauce by Adam Bartoy

  If you remember my article last week entitled A Sardinian Feast with Friends; well I actually had a couple of emails from people wishing to know how to make the Stuffed Squid in Vernanccia Sauce. Since it wasn’t my recipe, I had to get with my friend Adam to but it into text form… Stuffed Squid in Vernaccia Sauce by Adam Bartoy This is the 1st time I have written a recipe, so I…

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A Sardinian Feast with Friends

A couple of years go, the Mrs. and I jetted off to the small Italian island of Sardinia for the marriage of two of our best friends; Mr. Adam Bartoy and Miss Jacqueline Mariani. Jacq’s family is native to Sardinia, and so both her and Adam end up going back there about every couple of years for family obligations. Their most recent obligation/vacation (a couple of weeks ago) was for a baptism, and when they…

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