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24 August 2020

Luigi’s heroism

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Heroism comes in many forms. The best-known definition when speaking about the tradition of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene hills refers to the challenging cultivation of vineyards perched on slopes whose gradient sometimes exceeds 30%. Working such hillsides is so arduous that it can rightly be defined as ‘heroic viticulture’. But there is another type of heroism […]

7 August 2020

A fabled mill

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Words and photos by Giovanni Carraro The wooden millwheel kept in motion by the waterfall, the corncobs hanging on the old sandstone walls, the geraniums on the windowsills, the duck pond.  All these things might come to mind when we imagine an old watermill from a book of fables, and they are all to be […]