50 anni dop

Between wine and sea: the 50th anniversary of D.O.C. "Ischia"

Over thousands of years, the island of Ischia has experienced alternating periods of geological and political stability and its viticulture has followed the story, expanding and changing according to the rhythms of nature and the needs of men. Since the human presence on the island is recognized, before the archaeological excavations and then by written sources, it is possible to recognize three important moments in wine-enology of Ischia. The Greek period, dating back to the eighth century BC, finds its most significant testimony in the discovery of the Cup of Nestor,

L Visconti S Cecchi D Amico alla Colombaia

Visconti who is?

Luchino Visconti, great genius of the theater and cinema now on the occasion of the 40 years after his death and 110 after birth, chose the island of Ischia as the ideal “buen retiro creativo” to wait for some of his works that became “masterpieces”. In this perspective, in the wood of Zaro, on the northern coast of Forio, bought a villa – La Colombaia - that, in time, and after the death of the master, has become a kind of controversial and mythologized outpost for the Italian culture and not just .

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Forio, Discovering Manuel Di Chiara

I have to bother a bit of strong loves. Pictorial, that is. Because I like to create a conceptual tunnel under the skin of the visible, but in my image, to try to explain  in short - an artist. For a character like Manuel Di Chiara I follow this plot, with the help of our photographer Enzo Rando, who met with him at the atelier in the alley behind the Church of San Gaetano, in Forio.

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The spiritual journey of Santa Restituta

He was under the mountain disarmed before its majesty, in the bay of San Montano. His feet were tired, aligned and plunged into the water while the grains of sand was studying tactics between current and sea ebbs to finally attack the pillars of a body of flesh and bones and make winning treasure. It was hot in the early afternoon of May 18. He wondered how he got there, there, on the beach, but almost immediately realized that it was useless to ask himself why the amount

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Ode to Spring

It’s Spring!
Ancient atmospheres, awake life,
fragments of memories ranging.
They feed the feelings of our consciousness.
Time waits.
There is a meadow beyond the hill
that the time has not changed.
Colors and scents penetrate in our memory.
It is spring
Clementina Petroni

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Ischia riding

After the Tour of Italy last year, Ischia is preparing to entertain islanders and tourists with the Marathon Ischia 100: a sporting event that will put the spotlight on the streets of Ischia exclusively dedicated to this event then stopping traffic to any other means not a bike!
The beautiful green island will see lovers cyclists travel the roads of the island with stops and preset tours.

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Info on Ischia island

  • Surface: 46 Kmq
  • Hight: 789 mt
  • Lat.: 40° 44',82 N
  • Long.: 13° 56',58 E
  • Periplus: 18 miglia
  • Coasts: 51.2 Km
  • Cities: 6
  • Inhabitants: 58.029

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