Pier & Reka Day 20 Quarantined

20 Days In Quarantine – Can’t Sell Any More Wine

It’s Friday 13th, and we decided to not write anything but show on a video our current state of mind. Our neighboring countries have closed their borders with Italy and our wines can’t be shipped anywhere anymore as they are not being picked-up by logistics companies. That was our last and only hope for more

Pier Sfriso

19 Days In Quarantine

What day is it today? It doesn’t matter! That’s what happens when there is an important shift in attention from the old everyday life to the new one. You stop paying attention to things that ruled your life before, like school and work, and deadlines and emails. Today we have other things ruling our lives.

Reka and Pier's boots

The New Normal During The Italian Lockdown

What the Italian lockdown really means Beyond the already well-known rules of no gatherings, no sports events, schools closed, work from home, etc, these are some of the other rules affecting us: Rule number one: We stay home. People can go out to go to work or for health reasons or other needs, such as

Distance Learning

Day two of quarantined life starts with good news!

Day two of complete Italian lockdown – our day 16 in quarantine – starts with good news for us in quarantined areas! Although the complete Italian and global situation is still very worrying, some confusion regarding the circulation of goods in our areas has been cleared. That is, products can enter and leave the territories

Quarantined Day 1

What’s Next In Quarantined Life at Sfriso Winery?

Day 1 of complete Italian lockdown: we try to stay positive. “Mom! So are we in quarantine?” asked my 14 year old daughter while passing by my desk on her way to breakfast at 10 am. “Yes, we are!” was my answer. She was already uninterested in my reply, as she was glued to her

Sfriso Prosecco recipe tip: Citrusy Tarragon Lobster Salad

Citrusy Tarragon Lobster Salad In Endive Cups To match with our Prosecco Serves 4 to 6 1 1/2 tablespoons good quality mayonnaise (22 mL) Zest and juice of 1/2 lemon 1 tablespoon minced celery (15 mL) 1/2 tablespoon minced shallot (7 mL) 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon (5 mL) 3 ounces fresh cooked lobster meat,

Because Sometimes Brussels Sprouts Are Just Necessary!

Back in the days when we were university students in Leiden, The Netherlands, we were more exposed to international cuisine than we are today living in the countryside in Italy. We used to eat cheap, fast and didn’t care as much about spending quality time in the kitchen preparing food as much as we cared about spending

Because Sometimes Brussels Sprouts Are Just Necessary!

Back in the days when we were university students in Leiden, The Netherlands, we were more exposed to international cuisine than we are today living in the countryside in Italy. We used to eat cheap, fast and didn’t care as much about spending quality time in the kitchen preparing food as much as we cared about spending