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Carbone Vineyard & Aglianico

Eating our way around Matera was a blast but we were disappointed with the wine selection. None of our favorite Basilicata wine producers were to be found. We reminisced about our first trip to Basilicata. It was July when we visited Carbone vineyards in Melfi set under the grandeur of Mount Vulture. Sara and Luca Carbone met us […]

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Where to Eat in Matera

Last year we visited Basilicata for the first time. We loved the landscape, history, people, food and wine. Between Christmas and New Years we spent three days in Matera. Many know it as the city where Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” and Pier Paolo Pasolini’s “The Gospel According to St. Matthew” were filmed. […]

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FrankRizzuti – Cucina del Sud Ristorante

I woke up this morning thinking about my most memorable meal in 2013. It was in July during my first visit to the region of Basilicata. The three hour lunch flew by in what seemed like thirty minutes. FrankRizzuti – Cucina del Sud Ristorante opened its doors in June 2012. At Cucina del Sud, Chef and Owner Frank Rizzuti creates innovative plates […]

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